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REPORTING FROM LOS ANGELES: THE DANNY MASTERSON PRELIMINARY HEARING

 We’re on the scene this morning in Los Angeles, bringing you coverage at Los Angeles Superior Court as Danny Masterson faces a preliminary hearing on charges that he raped three different women. []

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With lawsuit in limbo, Danny Masterson accusers still trying to serve David Miscavige

[Danny and Dave]

So here’s the situation: We’re now only ten days away from the all-important preliminary hearing in the criminal rape prosecution of Scientology celebrity Danny Masterson, and everything he and defense attorney Tom Mesereau have thrown at the case has failed to push that date []

IN HER OWN WORDS: Danny Masterson accuser rips LAPD miscues in 2017 letter

[Danny Masterson in 2017]

We’ve been telling you for four years now that Danny Masterson’s accusers have overcome incredible obstacles to get heard in a court of law, and now we have for you one of the most eye-opening pieces of evidence of []

Danny Masterson prosecutor: ‘Scientology is inextricably connected to this case’

[Danny Masterson and Deputy DA Reinhold Mueller]

Danny Masterson’s criminal defense attorneys Tom Mesereau and Sharon Appelbaum were back in court yesterday for a hearing that wasn’t listed on the publicly available docket. We learned about it through the court’s media relations department, who told us that Masterson had made yet another attempt to delay the []

Why Danny Masterson’s attacks on Leah Remini aren’t helping him in court

 For months Danny Masterson’s criminal defense attorney Tom Mesereau has been making boisterous speeches in court, complaining about press interest in the case that has the That ’70s Show actor facing 45 years to life in prison for violently raping three different women. Mesereau has repeatedly accused the prosecution and police of leaking information to []

MASTERSON DENIED: Court says his request for more time struck down, prelim still May 18

 We just heard from Los Angeles Superior Court media relations that Scientology celeb Danny Masterson’s request for months more time to prepare for his upcoming preliminary hearing was denied this morning. The all-important “prelim” is still scheduled for May []

Scientology answers Danny Masterson accusers at California Supreme Court, and it’s ugly

[Chrissie Carnell-Bixler and Danny Masterson are battling at California’s highest court]

Danny Masterson’s accusers have asked California’s Supreme Court to review their objections to Scientology’s “religious arbitration” and the ruling that derailed their harassment lawsuit against the That ’70s Show actor and the church. []

Why the upcoming ‘prelim’ is a nightmare for Danny Masterson — and for Scientology

[Masterson at his Sept 18 court appearance]

Now that we’ve had a couple of days to think about the hearing we listened in on Wednesday, and we’ve had a chance to talk it over with our legal experts, we wanted to discuss the situation that Danny Masterson now faces, and, just as importantly, what the live []

Danny Masterson holds on to his passport as judge decides he’s no flight risk

[Masterson and Mesereau at a Sept 18 appearance]

[UPDATE: Judge Charlaine Olmedo denied the DA’s request to have Danny Masterson turn in his passport, saying that his $3.3 million bond is enough to ensure the he’ll show up in court. Next hearing set for April 20.]

Danny Masterson’s social media posts suggest that he’s back from Oregon []

Danny Masterson accusers take Scientology ‘arbitration’ to California Supreme Court

 We know that petitioning for a writ of mandate with an appeals court is a longshot. But we thought Chrissie Carnell-Bixler and the others suing Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology had a pretty decent []