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Read Danny Masterson’s probation report that recommended state prison

 TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: On September 7 ‘That ’70s Show’ actor Danny Masterson was sentenced to 30 years to life in state prison. But even though he’s going to prison rather than getting probation, he was still interviewed []


Bijou Phillips divorcing Danny Masterson: A marriage over, or a purely legal maneuver?

center>[Photo by Meghann Cuniff]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Monday, Bijou Phillip filed divorce papers in Santa Barbara County, where she and Danny Masterson have a farm. And almost right away, we saw people saying they assumed it was more []

The Jane Doe victim statements at Danny Masterson’s sentencing: The transcript

[Listen well, Danny]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: At Thursday’s sentencing, we had a correspondent taking detailed notes of the Jane Doe victim impact statements. Now, we have a transcript of the hearing with a more exact record of those []

Danny Masterson’s attorneys ask for concurrent sentences to lessen his time

 We announced last month the reasons that we would not be in court today for Danny Masterson’s sentencing. It’s a great disappointment for us not to be there, after the days we spent in both trials bringing you as much as we could during every moment of this court []

Lawsuit seeks to make Scientology pay for years of costs after childhood sexual assault

[Gavin Potter, David Miscavige, and attorney Graham Berry]

 There’s a new filing in Jane Doe 1’s lawsuit against David Miscavige, Scientology, and a Sea Org executive named Gavin []

Jane Doe 1 attorney asks for leaked evidence in Danny Masterson case, Scientology pushes back

[Attorney Brad Edwards]

As we expected, the parties in the Bixler v. Scientology lawsuit — the one filed by Danny Masterson’s victims about the harassment they say they’ve gone through since coming forward to the LAPD in 2016 — agreed yesterday to keep a stay in place until after Masterson is sentenced on August []

Judge Olmedo’s ruling about the Scientology leak: The whole enchilada

[Judge Charlaine Olmedo and Scientology attorney Vicki Podberesky]

We can tell you that Thomas Mesereau’s attorney Edith Matthai was not very happy when she saw that Judge Charlaine Olmedo had a 30-page ruling ready to issue after yesterday’s evidentiary hearing about the leak of prosecution discovery material to the Church of []

Scientology leak hearing: Who’s falling on their sword today?

[Defense attorneys Philip Cohen, Sharon Appelbaum, and Tom Mesereau]

A week ago this morning, we were still waiting for the Danny Masterson retrial jury to finish its deliberations, and Judge Charlaine Olmedo’s courtroom had attracted an interesting collection of Masterson’s defense attorneys, past and []

Here’s the court order demanding Danny Masterson’s attorneys attend leak hearing

[Defense attorneys Philip Cohen, Shawn Holley, and Tom Mesereau]

Naturally, the events that transpired on Wednesday afternoon in Judge Charlaine Olmedo’s courtroom have captured the world’s attention, as Danny Masterson was convicted and remanded to []

What it was like watching Danny Masterson get handcuffed in Judge Olmedo’s court

 Hey, gang. That was quite a day yesterday for your proprietor, and we have to admit we’re still just sort of recovering from []