Danny Masterson’s wait for a verdict on his trial is getting longer. The jury has now said it will take time for them to conclude due to a lack of unanimous agreement between them. The sexual assault allegations have been circulating for a while now, and the actor has since denied them.
Masterson is accused of sexually assaulting women in his Hollywood Hills home from 2001 to 2003. The trial itself was initially held in 2021, with the actor possibly facing a forty-five sentence. year.
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The Trial of Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology
Danny Masterson was under investigation by the LAPD for sexual assault allegations by journalist Tony Ortega, which he wrote about in his Scientology blog titled, The underground bunker.
The LAPD later confirmed they would be conducting an investigation involving Masterson where 3 women came forward and confessed to being forcibly raped by Masterson circa 2000s.
According to Ortega’s blog, the three women belonged to the Church of Scientology, and they allegedly pressured the 3 women not to contact the authorities.
One of the women made a report and this was obtained by Ortega where she accused Masterson of performing acts on them while they slept without their consent, while the second woman alleged that he “sexually assaulted the victim while she was passed out,” as Ortega said in his report.
But Masterson’s rep refuted the claims and said the actor was in a 6-year relationship with the victim. On November 2, it was reported that a 4th woman had accused Masterson of raping her in the early 2000s. The ladies claim that because they were Scientologists at the time of the attacks, it was difficult for them to recognize the assaults like “r*pe” until much later.
As a successful actor and in a prominent position in the Church of Scientology, ‘That ’70s Show’ star Masterson felt entitled, according to Assistant District Attorney Reinhold. Mueller. All three women testified on the witness stand, accusing Masterson of sexually assaulting them while they were dozing or drunk.
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The undecided verdict of the trial of Danny Masterson
The trial has since been handed over to the jury and even after 3 days there does not appear to be a proper conclusion as to whether the actor is guilty or not. The jury says there was no unanimous agreement and although the two lawyers have tried to be patient, they are all eager to hear the outcome.
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