'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland kicked off show following domestic violence charges

'Variety' reports that Adult Swim has cut ties with 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland over domestic violence charges. "Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland." Adult Swim statement, via 'Variety'. In 2020, Roiland pleaded not guilty to charges that include domestic battery and false imprisonment. In 2020, Roiland pleaded not guilty to charges that include domestic battery and false imprisonment. On January 13, Roiland appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing in the case, with another hearing to follow on April 27.