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What Happened to Danny Masterson; Sexual Assault Allegations


The pictures of Masterson in court have been shared these days and have put everyone in shock. The horrifying news has raised the question on the internet that what has happened to Danny Masterson?!

To answer the following question, three women have taken the stand to say that they have been sexually assaulted by Masterson in 2001 and 2003. After the confessions of three women, the judge found that Danny must stand trial. He was arrested and accused of rape allegations.

From all that has been shared, The actor had no visible reaction to the judge’s decision, and no quotes from him ahs been came out. It was like he was ordered by his attorney to just sat in court, with a small group of family and friends behind him. Masterson chose Thomas Mesereau as his attorney. He has also defended Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby in their sexual misconduct cases.

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Charlaine F. Olmedo, The Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, made the determination of a preliminary hearing where the prosecution laid out its evidence on the fourth day.

The news didn’t make a big career impression for Masterson as soon as the LAPD investigation of him was revealed in March 2017. But little by little things got messed up for Danny after putting Hollywood into shock by hearing the news.

Also, Mesereau claimed that prosecutors and witnesses were tainted by anti-religious bias against the Church of Scientology. From what has been told, Masterson is a prominent Scientologist and all three women are former Scientologists.

What we know until now is that Masterson has denied the charges. Thomas Mesereau, His attorney, said Masterson had consensual sex with the women and that he would prove his client’s innocence.

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What Happened to Danny Masterson; is He Innocent?

Following the news of what happened to Danny Masterson, three days after all of the emotional and dramatic testimony claimed by three women that 70s Show actor Danny Masterson raped them and assaulted them 20 years ago, Olmedo, the judge, decided on Friday that he must stand trial.

It is reported that Jen B, one of the women who spoke up against Danny, testified to the court that she met Danny back in April 2003. The story she has given to the court is that She became woozy at his home so he carried Jen upstairs.

According to the A.P, She has claimed that because she was throwing up Masterson used this as an excuse to clean her up. He raped her upstairs, and then threatened her with a gun.

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It’s been shared that Olmedo found that the women’s testimony credible for a preliminary hearing, where the bar for sufficient evidence is much lower than at trial.

The judge ordered Masterson to trial on three counts of rape by force or fear. The charges which are given to him could get him up to 45 years in prison.

It is said that the three women seemed to have a connection over there and it was like they wanted to take down Mr. Masterson and take down Scientology. Apperently they have been changing accounts they had initially given police and it was like they had spoken to each other.

During the hearing on May 20, Danny Thomas Mesereau, his attorney, repeatedly challenged a woman on the witness stand. He tried his best to challenge the women on discrepancies in their stories in the years that they mentioned they were assaulted sexually by Danny. His purpose was to determine whether Masterson should stand trial on three counts of rape. He has pleaded not guilty.

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Little to Know About Danny Masterson

Daniel Masterson, the middle name Peter, is a comedian actor, most famous for acting since he was a teenager in 70s Show next to Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, and Laura Prepon. The show was aired from 1998 and continued till 2006.

About the family he has made for himself, Danny started dating Bijou Phillips who is an actress and a model. They became engaged five years after that in 2009. They got married in October 2011 and the result of this marriage was their lovely daughter whom they named Fianna Francis Masterson.

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