Netflix cuts ties with The Ranch star Danny Masterson amid rape allegations


Netflix is ending its relationship with The Ranch star Danny Masterson amid rape allegations against the actor, the streaming service announced Tuesday.

“As a result of ongoing discussions, Netflix and the producers have written Danny Masterson out of The Ranch,” a Netflix spokesperson said. “Yesterday was his last day on the show, and production will resume in early 2018 without him.”

Masterson responded to the news in a statement provided to EW by his representative:

“I am obviously very disappointed in Netflix’s decision to write my character off of The Ranch. From day one, I have denied the outrageous allegations against me. Law enforcement investigated these claims more than 15 years ago and determined them to be without merit. I have never been charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one. In this country, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, in the current climate, it seems as if you are presumed guilty the moment you…

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