Popular comedy group The Try Guys have cut their ties with Ned Fulmer, one of the four founding members

Ned Fulmer has been ousted from Try Guys and has released a personal statement confirming he had a consensual relationship with an employee

The news came hours after photos on Reddit allegedly showed Fulmer kissing his colleague Alexandria Herring in a New York City bar.

“Family should have always been my priority, but I lost focus and had a consensual workplace relationship,” Fulmer said

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

Ned Fulmer and his wife Ariel Fulmer at the Streamy Awards on Dec. 13, 2019 in Los Angeles.

Fulmer has not appeared in the group’s recent videos and in some cases was edited out of previous episodes.

Ned Fulmer and AlexandriaHerring have since unfollowed each other on social media.

With  Ned Fulmer’s departure, The Try Guys will comprise the three remaining members

Social media users discussing the allegations against Fulmer compared the situation to rumors about Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine, who was accused of cheating on his  wife