"Catfish" Host Nev Schulman Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

MTV's Catfish host Nev Schulman is being investigated for sexual harassment

Sources close to the situation tell us they also believe Morgan is using the current temperature in society towards sexual misconduct to take advantage of her situation.

MTV has halted production of Catfish as it opens an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations that involve the show's host and executive producer, Yaniv "Nev" Schulman.

"We take these allegations very seriously".

While details of the allegations have not been confirmed, it has been speculated that YouTuber and former Catfish participant Ayissha Morgan's latest videos detailing an incident she had with a previous show she was involved in are actually about Nev. "We're working with Critical Content, our third party production company, to conduct a thorough investigation", an MTV spokesperson told the Daily News.

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In the MTV show - which began airing in 2012 - Schulman, 33, investigates individuals on dating sites and apps in an attempt to disclose their true identities. The series is based on the 2010 documentary Catfish, which tracked the deceptive online romance in which Schulman became caught up.

In 2014 Schulman revealed he'd punched a girl in the face while attending Sarah Lawrence college in 2006. Schulman and his wife Laura Perlongo uploaded the latest episode of Season 2 of their online breakup series We Need to Talk, titled "Cheaters", two weeks ago.

Nev Schulman is now married to longtime love Laura Perlongo, and the couple share one child together, daughter Cleo James, 19 months.

A representative for Nev Schulman didn't immediately respond to INSIDER's request for comment.

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