The cancellation of Catfish has been long overdue. The concept is tired and MTV being a middleman for fulfilling teenage stalker fantasies was bound to end badly just as showing up to the homes of strangers from the internet should. I was expecting the host Nev Schulman to be shanked like Joey Greco from Cheaters but a Me Too accusation from a lesbian with neck tattoos got to him first. An ex-participant from the Catfish show claims Nev was a horndog who made her feel extremely uncomfortable, alleging that he attempted to convince her to switch her sexual preference multiple times after she told him she wasn’t into men. Normally I’d chalk this up as Me Too strikes again but Nev never seemed like the innocent type. He has the same too-many-teeth Cheshire cat-like grin from the cover of the 1986 Critters movie with a permanent out-of-control five o’clock shadow. He may just be guilty.
MTV announced that it has suspended production on the reality series Catfish due to troubling allegations against host Nev Schulman.
The woman who has accused Schulman was reportedly appeared on Catfish on Season 4.
She says Schulman and a production assistant peppered her with questions about her sexuality and made her feel uncomfortable by praising her looks over and over.
She also alleges that the unnamed PA plied her with alcohol and assaulted her.
“We take these allegations very seriously. We’re working with Critical Content, our third party production company, to conduct a thorough investigation.”
I’m torn on this one. One part of me hates Nev. The other part of me really hates Nev. He represents a light at the end of the tunnel for people who want to get famous for doing nothing. He’s full of unrealistic positivity like a click-baiting YouTuber doing everything possible for views. But as a man I have a duty to defend him from everything with a vagina that wishes him ill will over his allegedly aggressive attempts to get laid. I’m more surprised his Me Too accusation is coming from a woman as Schulman looks like he’s no stranger to owning a tank full of sugar. Which explains why the man with an outward appearance suggesting at least some ambiguity when it comes to sexual preference was possibly chasing after a woman who owns a strap-on. She’s nothing I would sleep with but a woman nonetheless. Her story does sound faker than the hair on her head but it was enough to bring production to a halt. I hope he managed to save a few checks because once a Me Too claim has been filed a man’s career is basically over. Unless your name is Charlie Sheen, who has the ability to survive all allegations and sexual transmitted diseases.
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