“I stayed quiet long enough, Danny Masterson repeatedly raped me,” actress Bobette Riales wrote on Twitter on Wednesday night.
She is the fifth woman to accuse 41-year-old Masterson – best known for his role in That 70s’ Show – of rape. They were in a relationship in the early 2000s.
“All I seek is justice and to prevent this from ever happening to anyone else as it has for some time,” her tweet reads. “My truth will be heard.”
Fellow actress Chrissie Bixler, who was one of the first women to accuse Masterson of rape, replied to Riales’ tweet saying: “I’m so proud of you. He will never do this to another human being ever again.”
I stayed quiet long enough. Danny Masterson repeatedly raped me. All I seek is justice and to prevent this from ever happening to anyone else as it has for some time. My truth will be heard. I applaud her strength as well. @ChrissieBixler #metoo #sisters
— Bobette Riales (@RialesMBobette) December 21, 2017
The allegations against Masterson were first made public in March this year when journalist Tony Ortega published to his blog that the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating Masterson for at least three alleged cases of rape or sodomy.
Bixler has been extremely vocal since then, criticising Netflix for continuing to work with Masterson on his latest show The Ranch (the streaming service finally cancelled his contract earlier this month). She also publicly accused Masterson of raping her in the early 2000s while alleging the Church of Scientology, of which both she and Masterson were a part, helped cover up his crimes.
“For me, what Netflix has done, feels like a continuation of how the Church of Scientology made me feel when I reported my rape to them, as well as how Danny Masterson made me feel when I would beg him for an apology, an explanation, anything,” Bixler told Daily Beast last month, before Netflix took a stand against the actor. “I was made to feel unimportant. I was made to feel like I didn’t matter.”