Danny Masterson, one-time TV star of exhibits comparable to “That 70s Present,” was at this time convicted of two rapes dedicated within the early 2000s towards fellow members of the Church of Scientology. He escaped conviction on a 3rd depend, jurors voting 8-4, and faces a prolonged jail time period when he’s sentenced. ABC Information:
Masterson was deemed a possible flight danger and was remanded into custody following the decision. He walked out of the courthouse in handcuffs.
Following the jury’s choice, Jane Doe 3 stated she was “devastated” by the mistrial on her depend.
“I thank the jury for its service, and whereas I am inspired that Danny Masterson will face some prison punishment, I’m devastated that he has dodged prison accountability for his heinous conduct towards me,” Jane Doe 3 stated in a press release supplied by means of her attorneys, Boies Schiller Flexner. “Regardless of my disappointment on this final result, I stay decided to safe justice, together with in civil court docket, the place I, together with my co-plaintiffs, will shine a light-weight on how Scientology and different conspirators enabled and sought to cowl up Masterson’s monstrous conduct.”
Scientology loomed massive within the trial, for all the apparent causes.