Chloe Dykstra pens essay about ex Chris Hardwick

Trigger warning: abuse, anorexia, assault

Some serious allegations, and she’s lawyered up, so I’m going with #BelieveWomen

Seems to be a lot of people on twitter that know him and have worked with him that are backing her too.

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Why do people censor stuff when they are quoting someone?

What on earth is the censored word here?

“I think I love you too, f****t.”

Any guesses?

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Probably a word used for a “bundle of sticks”

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Ah. Thank you. I think…

It’s a powerful article.

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From having been a Nerdist listener, I’d guess “fuckwit”.

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The podcasts pretty much covered the relationship - they met cosplaying the Doctor, they moved in together, he set her up with a cosplay show on the YouTube channel, things got difficult, she was ostracized. Her essay gives a fuller story, and and I can see both sides.

Emotional abuse is still abuse.

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Irony meter goes to eleven

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Dammit, the fakes have started making the rounds. /sigh

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Haven’t clicked the link, because I haven’t even had my coffee yet and I know I’m not ready to deal with another fucked up account of abuse just yet.

But if true, file this one under I’m not at all surprised; Hardwick always gave me a low-profile ‘douchebag’ vibe in general.

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Given the tone of her essay and the “statement” from Chris I’m inclined to believe every allegation, which makes me sad because the wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the silliness of At Midnight.

Two broken people can fuck up a lot of shit together, especially when one is an abusive controlling fuckwit.

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There have been quite a few of Hardwick’s other acquaintances coming out to support the view that he’s a douche.

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This is what Wil Wheaton said so far:

and his tweet about it:

Essentially nothing.

Seems like Felicia Day’s comment was similar, with her expressing concern for Dykstra.

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Still nothing, from what i can see…

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Yup.
He’ll ignore it, continue posting memes and about other issues.
This is how abuse flourishes. Because people don’t want to think that their friends can treat others badly.
Cowards.

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Yeah, it’s really disappointing, but I guess not surprising, either.

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