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Yup, him too.

On Thursday afternoon, MTV announced that it has suspended production on the reality series Catfish due to troubling allegations against host Nev Schulman.

The details behind these allegations are unknown at this time, but this is what the cable network said to The Daily Beast in a statement:

“We take these allegations very seriously. We’re working with Critical Content, our third party production company, to conduct a thorough investigation.”

Schulman, who also serves as executive producer on Catfish, has been the main man in front of the camera since the program’s debut in 2012.

Now in its seventh season, Catfish centers on Schulman’s investigations into online relationships, as he tries to verify whether people are who they actually say they are on the Internet.

It is based on a 2010 documentary of the same name that was also created by Schulman.

In the film, Schulman chronicles how he fell in love with a woman he met online, but was left heartbroken upon learning all the ways in which she misrepresented herself throughout their exchanges.

On the MTV show, he and filmmaking partner Max Joseph set out to assist others who may be in a similar predicament.

The series has become so popular that the term “Catfished” is now used in any situation that involves one side of an online relationship lying about his or her identity to the other side.

(Sister Wives star Meri Brown, for example, was the victim of a catfishing in 2016.)

Schulman is 33 years old and is married to Laura Perlongo.

The couple are parents to a 17-month old girl named Cleo and co-host a web series, “We Need to Talk,” for ATTN.

“It’s basically a show about relationships,” Nev told Us Weekly last year, adding:

“What do you do when you do find it and you want to keep it? You gotta work …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip

      

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