WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana’s Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer’s act during a student orientation was inappropriate.

The Indianapolis Star reported that some students walked out of Saturday’s performance and accused the comedian of harassing a female student who was called onstage to assist with part of his routine. They say he made a crude reference to his own genitalia and asked that the student touch his leg. A representative for Gross, a ventriloquist who also does magic tricks, did not respond to a request for comment.

– From news service reports

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