The charges, in which 44-year-old Masterson was detained by LA police, date from between 2001 and 2003. If convicted, the actor faces up to 45 years in prison.
Masterson himself claims innocence and will challenge the allegations. He, meanwhile, was released on bail of a whopping $ 3.3 million.
“Mr Masterson is innocent and we are confident that he will be acquitted when the evidence is presented and witnesses are given the opportunity to testify. Mr Masterson and his wife are shocked that charges have suddenly been brought against him, dating back to “They and their family know that the truth will eventually come out. People who know Mr Masterson’s character are aware that these accusations cannot be other than false.” in a statement made by the actor’s lawyer – Tom Mesero.
Danny Masterson is due to appear in court on September 18.
The actor is married to his colleague Biju Phillips, with whom he has a 6-year-old daughter, life.dir.bg writes.