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Morgan Spurlock is being sued by a film company after his sexual misconduct admission

The man behind ‘Supersize Me’ is being sued for not returning funds to a production company.

Source: Steve Russell

MORGAN SPURLOCK, THE man behind ‘Supersize Me’ is being sued by ‘Turner Entertainment Networks’ after a suit was filed against him on Tuesday.

The suit comes in the wake of Spurlock’s Twitter confession in December where he admitted he was ‘part of the problem’ where he admitted in college a girl had alleged she was raped by Spurlock while he thought the sex was consensual.

He also admitted to settling a sexual harassment allegation at his office which ‘wasn’t gropey feely harassment. It was verbal and it was just as bad.’

The lengthy confession resulted in his sequel to ‘Supersize Me’ being pulled from the Sundance Film Festival. It also led to Spurlock stepping down from his production company Warrior Poets.

It also resulted in a series called ‘Who Rules the World’ which was being produced in part by Sarah-Jessica Parker as well as Warrior Poets was suspended. Ironically the show was supposed to focus on women’s issues.

[The series would] unpack the most divisive and complicated issues facing women today, from the policing of their bodies and judgments to their family planning choices, to the micro-aggressions they face in the media, the workplace and everyday life.

Source: Vittorio Zunino Celotto

Spurlock is now being sued because allegedly he didn’t communicate with Tuner Entertainment Networks and he hasn’t told them if he’s going to return the money used to make the series to them.

A lawyer for the network said that by admitting to sexual misconduct, Spurlock has breached his contract. According to him the confession meant that Warrior Poets having ‘serious internal problems’ and that they ‘may not have the funds to compensate TEN for the breach of contract’.

The lawsuit has been forced on them as Spurlock has allegedly refused to cooperate with the network and hasn’t responded to their requests for the financial data around the project.

The whole thing is a bit of a mess as apparently Spurlock’s legal firm aren’t actually sure  if he’s still a client of theirs or not.

Since his December confession, Spurlock has only tweeted once which was on March 24th to support the March for Our Lives protests, so he’s obviously tried to keep a low profile.

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