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‘Extra’ Host A.J. Calloway Suspended Following Sexual Assault Claims



‘Extra’ Host A.J. Calloway Suspended Following Sexual Assault Claims

Extra host and former 106 and Park host A.J. Calloway has been hit with allegations of sexual assault.

Extra host A.J. Calloway has been suspended from the show due to multiple accusations of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

According to a statement from Warner Bros. Television, they have started an internal investigation especially following reports of two women coming forward to share their story.

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“Upon becoming aware of allegations of sexual misconduct against A.J. Calloway, we began an internal review to determine whether there had been any misconduct by Mr. Calloway on Extra and whether any employee of the show had been the victim of any such misconduct,” Warner Bros. said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter.

“To date, we have found nothing to suggest that Mr. Calloway has ever engaged in workplace misconduct.

“In light of additional allegations brought to our attention, we are expanding our ongoing inquiries, and Mr. Calloway has been suspended pending further review,” the network continued. “We take such allegations very seriously and are committed to doing everything we can to ensure a safe and inclusive workplace for all of our employees.”

Back in 2006, Calloway was arrested for alleged sexual assault on activist Sil Lai Abrams. However, the case was dismissed on “on procedural grounds.”

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After news broke of the suspension, Calloway’s attorney released a statement denying the misconduct claims saying;

“Mr. Calloway maintains that these unsubstantiated allegations are patently false. He vehemently denies that he ever assaulted anyone and looks forward to clearing his name.”

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