MTV Halts 'Catfish' Production After Host Nev Schulman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

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However, one former participant on the reality-based show has made two YouTube videos in which she accuses Schulman and an unnamed female production assistant of sexual harassment and assault.

Catfish host Nev Schulman has been accused of sexual misconduct from an unknown source, forcing the television program to no longer continue until the accusations get resolved.

In a statement to the Daily Beast, which a representative also provided Vanity Fair, the network said, "We take these allegations very seriously".

Previiusly, it was reported that MTV has suspended production on Catfish amid a sexual misconduct investigation into Schulman. "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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After the allegations surfaced online, Nev Schulman released a statement to the outlet calling the claims "false", and denying that Morgan's story was accurate.

A lesbian, Morgan claims Schulman-whom she refers to in the video by the pseudonym "Jack"-pushed her to "reevaluate" her sexuality and have sex with him". Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age, Schulman said he punched a woman in the head repeatedly while he was attending Sarah Lawrence College in 2006, but he was not aware his target was a woman at the time.

Radar Online reports that Nev Schulman has a history of bad behavior. He even described an incident where he defecated in a school cafeteria as a teenager.

Nev Schulman is now married to longtime love Laura Perlongo, and the couple share one child together, daughter Cleo James, 19 months. The couple host a web-series titled We Need To Talk together.

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