Blog: Scientologist and Actor Danny Masterson Charged with Three Counts of Rape - 2020-06-17
The That '70s Show star was charged with three counts of rape by force or fear. The case was filed for warrant Tuesday, according to the district attorney's office. Masterson was arrested Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., according to jail records. His bond was set at $3.3 million. He bonded out at 2:44 p.m. according to jail records.
The criminal charges against Danny Masterson are a vindication of Leah Remini's show Scientology and the Aftermath. Leah Remini, Mike Rinder, and everyone at Scientology and the Aftermath courageously stood up for Masterson's victims and aired their story despite the many threats from the Church of Scientology and Masterson's lawyers. Readers can watch this episode on A&E: Waiting for Justice.Tony Ortega has been covering the Masterson rape allegations, now criminal charges, for years. Tony's report today on the case focuses in on how the Church of Scientology is inextricably intertwined in the Masterson rape charges.The Los Angeles County Sheriff's booking document on Danny Masterson shows his $3.3 million bail.Aaron Smith-Levin discusses how Scientology official Julian Swartz has acted to protect rapists and pedophiles within the Church of Scientology: