In the Rape Trial of Actor Danny Masterson, Jury Selection Begin

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Jury selection has started in the rape trial of “That ‘70s Show” star Danny Masterson, who’He is accused of raping three women at his Hollywood home between 2001 and 2003.

Before the trial began, the actor was seen entering a Los Angeles courthouse via a sidedoor.

Masterson’s former girlfriend Chrissie Bixler is an alleged victim who will be taking the stand.

“My job as his girlfriend was to give myself to him whenever he wanted. I cannot say no, I lay there and take it,”Bixler spoke in an interview. 

Masterson is a member of Church of Scientology. All three accusers were also members of Church of Scientology at the time of the alleged attacks.

One of the accusers claims that Scientologists are encouraged to resolve legal disputes with their fellow members. She says that if you don’t do so, you could be excommunicated. One high-ranking official of the church is called the “chief justice”Scientology.

A Scientology spokesman said, in part, in a statement, “The Church has no policy prohibiting or discouraging members from reporting criminal conduct of Scientologists, or of anyone, to law enforcement. Quite the opposite. Church policy explicitly demands Scientologists abide by all laws of the land.”

The jury selection process in the Danny Masterson case is expected to take several working days.  

Masterson pleaded not guilty and claimed that the sex was voluntary. He claims the money motivated accusers have also filed civil lawsuits.

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