Ben Kissel has been in the news for some negative reasons this time around following reports over some abuse allegations. We will explore details of that in this write-up.
Who is Ben Kissel?
Ben Kissel is well known out there for Making the Day, which was released in 2021, Last Podcast on the Left, Live in Chicago, which aired in 2018 and Killer Raccoons 2 as well as Dark Christmas in the Dark in 2020.
It was revealed recently that Ben Kissel will no longer be part of Last Podcast on the Left after he recently faced domestic abuse allegations.
His ex-girlfriend identified as Taylor Moon took to social media and claimed that she was physically abused by the influencer and that was the genesis of his troubles. In fact the allegations went viral and generated lots of reactions from a large section of social media users who quickly backed her to speak up while others also spoke on their assertions about his behaviour have also resurfaced online since then.
What Happened to Ben Kissel? Ben Kissel Abuse Controversy explored
According to reports, Ben Kissel was accompanied by his moon just as the rest of the podcast hosts were with their wives to a place but she reportedly opted out of going out with the group and decided to rather stay in her hotel room. The post alleged that Ben returned to their hotel room later and in what looks like he was disappointed, he resorted to throwing objects around and verbally abusing her then girlfriend Moon.
In September 2023, Olsen publicly extended support to Moon and demanded the Last Podcast on the Left hosts to address the allegations. She also alleged that there were concerns over Kissel’s behaviour dating back to 2014.
Is Ben Kissel Still Part of The Last Podcast Team?
The podcast team looks to take the issue seriously and issued a statement in a reddit post addressing it.
“This post details the current allegations, information, and statements concerning Ben Kissel, host of Abe Lincoln’s Top Hat and one of the hosts of Last Podcast On The Left. Scroll to Sept 2023 for current events.
It is frequently being updated with new information and corrections (last update 10-4-23).
All allegations are just that; alleged. They have not been proven or disproved. The LPN CANNOT LEGALLY give information on what is happening. The lack of info put out is due to legal obligations, not negligence, suppression, and/or disregard. The folks of the network don’t need accusations of doing that during this difficult time. They cannot respond or comment.
”Trigger warnings for verbal, physical, and emotional abuse; mentions of unwanted touching; physical intimidation; alcohol abuse”
If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, you can seek resources and more information here There are also resources for those who have been affected by alcoholics, you can find those here and here If you are personally struggling with alcohol dependency, you can seek support online here and here, and offline here or here. Everyone is worthy of recovery.” The statement reads