'That 70s Show' Star Has Been Accused Of Rape By Four Women
Danny Masterson who portrayed Steven Hyde in the hit TV show, That 70s Show has been written out of Netflix show The Ranch after four women accused him of rape.
“As a result of ongoing discussions, Netflix and the producers have written Danny Masterson out of The Ranch,” a Netflix spokesperson said in a statement, according to the New York Post. “Yesterday was his last day on the show, and production will resume in early 2018 without him.”
The Los Angeles County District Attorney and Los Angeles Police Department are currently investigating allegations against the 41-year-old actor.
According to the Huffington Post, a Netflix executive, Andy Yeatman, told a woman who claims that she was raped by Masterson, that "the company does not believe any of Masterson's accusers". Reportedly, he did not know she was one of them.
Netflix decision to fire the actor, comes one day after content Chief, Ted Srandos, confirmed that the House Of Cards would resume production in 2018 with Robin Wright at the helm.