The comedian performed in a surprise gig at New York's Comedy Cellar on Sunday night almost 10 months after five women came forward alleging inappropriate sexual conduct.
But now-less than a year after the allegations against him were brought to light-C.K. has returned to the stage for an unannounced set at New York's Comedy Cellar.
Responding to the news of C.K. making a surprise return 15-minute set at New York's Comedy Cellar, Black sparked much outrage on Twitter when he openly welcomed his return.
Though one audience member followed up with Dworman about wishing he knew about the comic's appearance - to decide whether or not he would have attended - others followed up to say they were happy about seeing the show, and reportedly gave C.K. a standing ovation before he even began.
Although Dworman said he cares about 'doing the right thing, ' he believes he is in a hard position.
Louis C.K. admitted a year ago that accusations of sexual misconduct against him made by five women detailing sexually explicit encounters dating back to 2003 are true, including him allegedly having masturbated in front of a woman.
As a result, Louis lost his production deal with FX and canceled the release of "I Love You, Daddy", which he wrote, directed and starred in.
The Comedy Cellar is legendary, and is also the comedy club that C.K. has been frequenting for a decade. "There can't be a permanent life sentence on someone who does something wrong". "I had thought that the first time he'd go on would be in a more controlled environment". And making it a surprise set, in which the audience may not have been ready or willing to see an admitted sexual harasser with an empty stage and the amplification of a silent room and a microphone, has the slimy feeling of Louis C.K. flaunting that power again. "And I care about doing the right thing". Every complaint goes through me like a knife. It can not be the same punishment for a man who humiliated and gaslit women, sexually harassing them at work, isolating them and non-consensually masturbating in front of them.
He did, however, think C.K. would wait a while longer before returning to the spotlight: "I didn't think it was going to happen as soon as it did".