The United Expertise Company, which has represented Danny Masterson for many years, has reportedly lower ties with the actor amid a number of allegations of rape.
“UTA now not represents Danny Masterson,” the expertise company advised HuffPo.
5 ladies have accused the “That ‘70s Present” alum of rape, together with 4 who first made the allegations in March.
The Los Angeles Police Division and the town’s district lawyer’s workplace have confirmed they launched a probe into the accusations.
The actor may even be written out of his Netflix present, “The Ranch,” after backlash for the streaming service’s lack of response.
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“I’m clearly very dissatisfied in Netflix’s choice to write down my character off of ‘The Ranch.’ From day one, I’ve denied the outrageous allegations towards me. Regulation enforcement investigated these claims greater than 15 years in the past and decided them to be with out benefit. I’ve by no means been charged with a criminal offense, not to mention convicted of 1,” Masterson mentioned in a press release obtained by the Every day Information.
“On this nation, you might be presumed harmless till confirmed responsible. Nonetheless, within the present local weather, it appears as if you’re presumed responsible the second you might be accused. I perceive and look ahead to clearing my title as soon as and for all. Within the meantime, I need to specific my gratitude to the forged and crew that I’ve labored so carefully with over the previous three seasons. I want them nothing however success. I’m additionally so grateful to the followers which have supported me and proceed to take action.”
Masterson has insisted that each one sexual encounters together with his accusers had been consensual. His longtime publicist advised one in every of his alleged victims lady can’t be raped by her boyfriend, referring to claims made by Chrissie Bixler, who dated the actor for six years.
Bixler claims that Masterson raped her whereas she was unconscious at the least twice throughout their relationship.