Former #106NPark host and longtime ‘Extra’ host A.J. Calloway has been suspended by Warner Bros. Television after multiple women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Hollywood Reporter previously reported that author and domestic-violence activist Sil Lai Abrams accused Calloway of sexual assault in 2006. He was arrested at the time, but his case was dismissed on procedural grounds. Since then, more accusers have come forward according to an article published by The Daily Beast in January. Despite the allegations, Warner Bros. said the company had not received any complaints regarding Calloway.
In a statement, the network stated, “Upon becoming aware of allegations of sexual misconduct against AJ 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. To date, we have found nothing to suggest that Mr. Calloway has ever engaged in workplace misconduct.”
The statement continued, “In light of additional allegations brought to our attention, we are expanding our ongoing inquiries, and Mr. Calloway has been suspended pending further review. 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.”
Calloway’s attorney, Lisa E. Davis, stated, “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.”