‘We don’t see a way forward’

Popular comedy group The Try Guys have cut ties with one of its four founding members, Ned Fulmer, who admitted he had a “consensual” relationship in the workplace.

“Ned Fulmer is no longer working with The Try Guys,” the group said in a tweet Tuesday. “As a result of a thorough internal review, we do not see a path forward together. We thank you for your support as we make this change.”

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Fulmar, in a post on Twitter shortly after the Try Guys announcement, rumors circulating on social media alleging that he was involved in an extramarital affair were confirmed.

“Family should have always been my priority, but I lost focus and had a consensual relationship in the workplace,” Fulmer said in the post. “I’m sorry for any pain my actions may have caused to the boys and the fans but especially to Ariel,” he said, referring to his wife.

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Fulmer said, “The only thing that’s important right now is my marriage and my kids, and that’s where I’m going to focus my attention.”

In a post on Instagram, Ariel Fulmer wrote, “Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me – it means a lot. Nothing is more important to me and Ned than our family, and all we ask right now is that you respect our privacy for the sake of our children.”

Before Try Guys was announced, fans posting in online forums noted that Fulmer had not appeared in the group’s recent videos and in some cases had been edited out of previous episodes.

With Fulmer’s departure, The Try Guys will consist of the three remaining members: Keith Habersberger, Zach Kornfeld and Eugene Lee Yang. The group launched their careers at BuzzFeed, before leaving the digital media company in June 2018 to form their own production company, 2nd Try. A spokesperson for the Try Guys did not respond to a request for further information.

Willing to try almost anything, The Try Guys have produced videos of the men doing everything from testing labor pain simulators to attempting Alaskan dog sledding, and from parallel parking with trucks 18-wheelers to get nail extensions. The Try Guys currently have 7.8 million subscribers on their YouTube channel.

Their first video while at BuzzFeed included “Guys Try Ladies’ Underwear for the First Time,” which went viral in 2014 and currently has more than 22 million views. The group wrote the popular book “The Hidden Power of F*cking Up” and appeared in the documentary film “Behind the Try.”

The Try Guys also landed a Food Network show, “No-Recipe Road Trip With the Try Guys,” produced by Beyond Productions, which premiered on the television network and Discovery+ in August 2022. In the series, which are the four stars of the scene. members, The Try Guys test their culinary instincts to recreate signature menu items in restaurants across the country – without any recipes or other instruction. The individual Try Guy with the most successful dish chosen by a local chef and a guest judge gets the opportunity to put their dish on the restaurant’s menu.

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