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Reports suggest Danny will file a not guilty plea if the objection is denied by the court. He did not enter a plea in court on Friday.
“He is absolutely not guilty and we’re going to prove it,” Mesereau, who previously defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges, said.
Back in June, District Attorney Lacey announced the actor had been accused of raping a 23-year-old woman in 2001 and a 28-year-old and another 23-year-old two years later.
Deputy District Attorney Reinhold Mueller, who is prosecuting the case, claims all the alleged incidents took place at Masterson’s home in the Hollywood Hills.
According to Deadline, the lawmakers declined to file sexual assault charges against Masterson in two other cases due to insufficient evidence and the statute of limitations.
The rape and sexual assault allegations against Masterson have been hanging over him for years and the scandal prompted TV bosses to write his character out of Netflix comedy The Ranch.