In December of 2017, Masterson was fired from the popular Netflix show The Ranch after multiple rape allegations were levied against him. The Ranch was one of the biggest shows in the country, but after Masterson’s character Rooster left the show, it never seemed to recover.
And now, he’s finally been formally charged with forcibly raping three different women back in 2001-2003.
According to Hollywood Reporter:
The That ’70s Show star was charged with three counts of rape by force or fear. The case was filed for warrant Tuesday, according to the district attorney’s office. Masterson was arrested Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., according to jail records. His bond was set at $3.3 million. He bonded out at 2:44 p.m., according to jail records.
District attorneys declined to file charges on two additional investigations, however if convicted, Masterson could be looking at 45 years in prison.