LOS ANGELES  — Actor and comic Andy Dick has been charged with groping a girl on a Los Angeles side road previous this yr.

Town Legal professional’s spokesman Frank Mateljan says misdemeanor sexual battery and battery fees had been filed Wednesday. Dick, 52, is scheduled to be arraigned on July 18.

Mateljan stated a girl reported that Dick groped her on April five.

Dick’s representatives didn’t straight away reply to an e-mail request for remark concerning the fees.

The comic had a long-running stint within the 1990s on NBC’s “NewsRadio” and in short had his personal MTV program, “The Andy Dick Display.”

He has been arrested and sued over a number of groping accusations, together with a 2010 incident involving a bouncer and patron at a West Virginia bar. Legal fees had been pushed aside after Dick finished a pretrial diversion program.

In October, within the wake of the autumn of Hollywood manufacturer Harvey Weinstein and the upward thrust of the #MetToo motion, Dick was once fired from his position within the movie “Elevating Buchanan” following claims of sexual harassment and misconduct on set, he showed in an interview to The Hollywood Reporter. 

He was once accused of “groping other people’s genitals, undesirable kissing/licking and sexual propositions of no less than 4 individuals of the manufacturing,” in line with THR. In an interview with the hole, alternatively, Dick denied groping any individual.

“I do not grope other people anymore. I do not disclose myself anymore,” he stated through phone. “I do keep in mind that the temperature on this planet at the moment is refined.

“I did not grope anyone. I may have kissed anyone at the cheek to mention good-bye after which licked them. That is my factor,” he stated. “It is me being humorous. I am not seeking to sexually harass other people.”

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