Actor Danny Masterson sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for raping two women

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Actor Danny Masterson sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for raping�two�women

American actor, Danny Masterson has been sentenced to 30 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him earlier this year of raping two women 20 years ago.

 

Judge Charlaine F. Olmedo of Los Angeles Superior Court handed the sentence down after hearing statements from the women, who described the lasting impact of Masterson’s actions on their lives.

 

“The body is a relentless witness,” one of the accusers, identified as N. Trout, said in a statement that was read aloud in the courtroom on Thursday. “When you raped me you stole from me,” she said. “That is what rape is, a theft of the spirit.”

 

George Gascón, the Los Angeles district attorney, said he hoped the women’s bravery would be an example to others. “Justice was finally served today,” he said, noting that one of his top priorities was to ensure “Los Angeles will no longer be a hunting ground for Hollywood elite who feel entitled to prey on women.”

 

Shawn Holley, a lawyer for Masterson, told…



Source: Linda Ikeji