“The behavior described in this video did not happen,” Schulman said in a statement given to Page 6 on Thursday. “I’m fortunate that there are a number of former colleagues who were present during this time period who are willing to speak up with the truth. I have always been transparent about my life and would always take responsibility for my actions — but these claims are false.”
Schulman has not responded to CNN’s request for comment.
Schulman, 33, has been the co-host of “Catfish” on MTV since 2012. The show is based on his and producing partner Max Joseph’s 2010 documentary of the same name.
“Catfish” follows Schulman and Joseph as they help people who believe they’ve been duped into having a relationship with a person they met on the internet who is not who they claim to be.