Declaring that she “stayed quiet long enough,” a fifth woman
has come forward to say Danny Masterson raped her.
Bobette Riales wrote on
Twitter Wednesday that the former “That ’70s Show” actor
repeatedly assaulted her sexually. “All I seek is justice,” she
I stayed quiet long enough. Danny Masterson repeatedly
raped me. All I seek is justice and to prevent this from
ever happening to anyone else as it has for some time. My
truth will be heard. I applaud her strength as well.
— Bobette Riales (@RialesMBobette)
December 21, 2017
A previous accuser, Chrissie
Carnell-Bixler, wrote back to praise Riales for coming
forward. “He will never do this to another human being ever
again,” she wrote.
You are amazing. I’m so proud of you. He will never do this
to another human being ever again. He’s a thief in the
night, but he overlooked some incredibly valuable things we
still possess. Our voice. ️️️️️
— chrissie carnell-bixler (@ChrissieBixler)
December 21, 2017
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office told
the New York Daily News
that it has been investigating Masterson, 41, for nearly a
year. But, according to HuffPost, the investigation
stalled despite what one law enforcement official said was
“overwhelming” evidence against the actor.
The first four allegations originate from incidents in the
early 2000s. At least three of the accusers, like Masterson,
were Scientologists, HuffPost reported.
Masterson has denied the allegations.
Earlier this month, Netflix told HuffPost it had written
Masterson out of its show “The Ranch,” and that he would
not be returning “as a result of ongoing discussions.”
Danny Masterson and Bobette Riales in 2003. (Jim Spellman via
A representative for Masterson didn’t immediately respond to
HuffPost’s request for comment.
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