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Danny Masterson: Netflix writes accused actor out of The Ranch

From BBC - December 5, 2017

Netflix has written actor Danny Masterson out of its comedy The Ranch after he was accused of sexual assault.

"As a result of ongoing discussions, Netflix and the producers have written Danny Masterson out of The Ranch," the company said.

"Yesterday was his last day of work, and we will make new episodes in 2018 without him."

Masterson has denied the "outrageous allegations" and vowed to clear his name "once and for all".

In March, the Los Angeles Police Department said it was investigating the actor after three women said they were assaulted in the early 2000s.

A fourth woman has since reportedly come forward to accuse him. On Tuesday, the LAPD said there was no update on the investigation.

Masterson said in a statement: "I am obviously very disappointed in Netflix's decision to write my character off of The Ranch.

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