Aziz Ansari accused of sexual misconduct

Olivia Morris

Master of None star Aziz Ansari has been accused of sexual misconduct by a 23-year-old woman who has chosen to remain anonymous.

According to reports by TMZ and Babe magazine, the woman went on a date with the comedian last year which ended at his New York City apartment, where she quickly became "uncomfortable" with his sexual advances before he forcibly performed oral sex on her.

The woman, who was then 22, claims she used both verbal and non-verbal cues to show her discomfort at the situation but they were "ignored".

Aziz Ansari, here at the 2018 Golden Globes, has been accused of sexual misconduct by a woman he took on a date last year. Source: Getty

"I know I was physically giving off cues that I wasn't interested," she told Babe. "I don't think that was noticed at all, or if it was, it was ignored."

The woman alleges the 34-year-old kept pursuing her despite her resistance and Ansari motioned for her to perform oral sex on him.

"I think I just felt very pressured," the woman who is identified as 'Grace' told the publication.

The comedian is seen here out in New York City in November last year. Source: Getty

Despite her reservations and after more sexual advances from Ansari the woman remembers saying to the comedian, "You guys are all the same, you guys are all the "f***ing same".

The woman says she eventually left in an Uber in tears.

The next day the woman messaged Ansari, to tell him of her discomfort.

Babe published the messages on their Instagram.

The anonymous woman made her discomfort known to Ansari in a text message she sent him after their date. The comedian is pictured here at the Critics' Choice Awards. Source: Getty

"Last night might've been fun for you, it wasn't for me," she wrote.

"When we got back to your place, you ignored clear non-verbal cues; you kept going with advances. You had to have noticed I was uncomfortable."

She also wrote she wanted to make him "aware so maybe the next girl doesn't have to cry on the ride home".

Ansari responded to her messaging apologising.

"I'm so sad to hear this," he wrote. "All I can say is, it would never be my intention to make you or anyone feel the way you described. Clearly, I misread things in the moment and I'm truly sorry."

Ansari wore a 'Time's Up' badge to the Golden Globes last week. Source: Getty

According to TMZ, the woman decided to come forward with her story after seeing Ansari wearing a "Time's Up" badge while attending the Golden Globes last weekend.

He won the award for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy for his role in Master of None.

Ansari is yet to respond to the anonymous woman's claims.

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