Earlier this month, This show from the 70s star Danny Masterson received a A sentence of 30 years in prison (for life) after two convictions for rape, years after being officially charged on events 2003 which took place at his Hollywood Hills home. His Scientologist partner, Bijou Phillips, got married The ranch actor in 2011 and would have been inconsolable when the sentence was announced in court. Less than a month later, TMZ reports that Bijou filed a request divorce:
According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Bijou filed the lawsuit Monday in a California court. Her attorney, Peter A. Lauzon, told TMZ, “Ms. Phillips decided to file for divorce from her husband during this unfortunate time. His priority remains with his daughter.
He continues: “This time has been incredibly hard on marriage and family. Mr. Masterson was always there for Ms. Phillips during the most difficult times of her life. Ms. Phillips acknowledges that Mr. Masterson is a wonderful father to their daughter.
TMZ further reports that Phillips has listed “irreconcilable differences” as grounds for divorce and seeks to restore her maiden name. She also requests legal and physical custody of their daughter, aged 9, and requests alimony for her spouse.
Masterson’s conviction came several years after the allegations against him. blocked in the Los Angeles County court system. A previous jury deadlocked on the charges against him, and recently a jury found him guilty of two of three counts of forcible rape. His accusers also sued Scientology and Masterson while alleging that they were stalked, harassed and intimidated after filing a complaint against the actor.
Previously, Masterson was Taken from those of Netflix The ranch as sexual assault allegations began to pile up against him. Her The ranch And This show from the 70s co-star, Ashton Kutcher, recently resigned from his position on the board of directors of an anti-child abuse organization following backlash over his letter asking for leniency in Masterson’s sentencing.