Aziz Ansari accused of sexually inappropriate conduct

Aziz Ansari accused of sexually inappropriate conduct

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Noted comedian Aziz Ansari has been accused of sexually inappropriate conduct. In an interview to a hitherto unknown news outlet called, a photographer named Grace detailed an account of her first meeting with Ansari and how the two became close, which later resulted in an uncomfortable encounter.

The news first broke out by author Katie Way, who posted the news article on her twitter feed:

The article details how Grace met Ansari at an event, which ended with them exchanging numbers. Later, as Grace says, the two flirted with each other and decided to go on a date, which is where things went wrong.

According to her, Ansari conducted himself in an inappropriate manner after the date but refrained from explicitly calling the encounter a rape.

The text string following the date was shared on Instagram, which showed Grace's point of view of their encounter and Ansari's apology at his actions:

Twitter was generally divided on the matter once it went viral, though a large number of people questioned the veracity of the article itself rather than issue a blanket judgement on either side:

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