Danny Masterson, 47, is most famous for his role on the television show, That ’70s Show from 1998 to 2006, but he was in the spotlight for another reason in 2022. The actor was first accused of sexual assault in 2017, but he was arrested and charged with raping three women between 2001 and 2003 in 2020. He went on to face two trials, the first in October 2022 and the second in April 2023, before being found guilty on two counts of rape and sentenced to 30 years in jail, 15 years for each count, in September 2023.
Danny, whose wife Bijou Phillips filed for divorce following his imprisonment, spent months in the L.A. County Men’s Central Jail before being sentenced. As per TMZ, after his sentencing on September 7, 2023, he was immediately brought back and was awaiting to be transferred to a California state prison, where he would spend all of his sentences.
When will Danny Masterson be released?
Danny would not be released until 2053, the year he turns 77 because he served a total of 30 years in jail. Danny will be eligible for parole after 25 1/2 years under the guidelines of his sentencing, but he might spend the rest of his life in jail depending on any changes that occur between now and then.
What is Prison like for Danny Masterson?
As per TMZ, Danny is under 24-hour video surveillance and deputies visit his cell every 30 minutes to check on him. The regular check-ins are intended to check his mental health and ensure his safety. If he shows any indications of mental discomfort or notifies his team or a deputy about a mental health issue, he would be immediately sent for a mental health exam, according to the site.