Fred Willard Improv Show Canned After Arrest
By RAPHAEL CHESTANG
July 30, 2012
ABC is pulling the remaining episodes of their improv show Trust Us with Your Life, following host Fred Willard's arrest two weeks ago.
According to The Associated Press, the alphabet network will replace the last two episodes with reruns of the reality competition show Wipeout. This announcement comes after the actor, 72, had already lost his narrator job with the PBS show Market Warriors.
On July 18, Willard was arrested for lewd conduct at an adult theater in Los Angeles. Last week, Willard defended himself on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, saying, "I did nothing wrong ... Everything is being sorted out as we speak."
The Associated Press reports that Willard's case is eligible for a diversion program "that will keep him from being formally charged with lewd conduct if he completes the required courses."