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A woman accusing comedian Chris D'Elia of emotional abuse says he often demanded she get on her knees and say she was 'nothing'

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Chris D'Elia performing in Las Vegas in 2018.Ethan Miller/Getty Images
  • A woman alleges that Chris D'Elia forced her to get on her knees and say she was "nothing."

  • Jazzmyn Wollfe was one of 10 women who spoke to Rolling Stone about encounters they had with D'Elia.

  • Accusations that D'Elia abuses and grooms women first came out in 2020.

A woman accusing comedian Chris D'Elia of emotional abuse says he often demanded her to get on her knees and say she was "nothing," Rolling Stone reported.

Jazzmyn Wollfe, 28, told Rolling Stone that throughout her two-year relationship with D'Elia, which was mostly online, D'Elia repeatedly coerced her into doing things she said she wasn't comfortable with, like sending explicit videos of herself in public.

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Wollfe said that she felt she had to obey immediately or D'Elia would verbally abuse her as punishment, according to the outlet. She said that one of his most common requests was for Wollfe to record herself getting on her knees and saying she was "nothing," Rolling Stone reported.

"I began to actually believe [I was 'nothing'] and lose such a sense of myself as an individual person because you can only hear something so many times before you start to internalize that," Wollfe told Rolling Stone.

Wollfe said that D'Elia also tracked her every movement, dictated how much she could eat and drink, controlled her outfit choices, and ordered her to abide by a strict curfew, Rolling Stone reported.

D'Elia and his lawyer didn't immediately respond to Insider's questions about the allegations.

Wollfe ended her relationship with D'Elia in 2022, she told Rolling Stone.

Wollfe was one of 10 women who spoke to Rolling Stone about encounters they had with D'Elia. In the interviews, some of the women accused the 42-year-old comedian of emotional abuse, manipulation, and making them feel uncomfortable.

D'Elia has faced allegations of sexual misconduct before. In 2020, numerous women on social media accused the comedian of a wide range of sexual misconduct, including grooming underage girls. At the time, D'Elia apologized in a statement but denied that he knowingly pursued underage girls "at any point."

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