August 12, 2022

Danny Masterson’s Spouse Bijou Phillips ‘Helps’ Him Earlier than Trial

Standing by him. Danny Masterson is counting on spouse Bijou Phillips within the months main as much as his sexual assault trial.

“Bijou has been a complete rock,” a supply completely reveals within the new concern of Us Weekly. “She totally helps him and says they’ll get by means of this nightmare collectively and are available out stronger.”

Masterson, 45, was accused of sexual assault by a number of ladies in March 2017, however he denied the allegations. The That ‘70s Present alum was charged with three counts of rape in June 2020 and pleaded not responsible in January 2021. His trial is scheduled to start in August 2022.

Inside Danny Masterson’s Marriage to Bijou Phillips Ahead of Sexual Assault Trial

Danny Masterson and Bijou Phillips
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Amid the scandal, the actor “has been hunkering down at his ranch” in Santa Ynez, California.

“He’s clearly in a really stressed, harassed and anxious state,” the insider says, including that the Males at Work alum is “completely scared of what’s to come back.”

Most of Masterson’s days are spent “pacing across the property,” the supply tells Us, noting that he’s “extraordinarily hesitant to exit and about regionally” as a result of he fears “being acknowledged.”

The Ranch alum will depend on Phillips, 41 — whom he has been married to since October 2011 — to care for his or her household, which incorporates the couple’s 7-year-old daughter, Fianna.

“Even with [Phillips’] assist, a authorized crew he trusts implicitly and all that cash within the financial institution, there’s no denying he’s strolling round with this horrendous cloud hanging over him,” the supply reveals. “From time to time, he heads out — dressed down and as incognito as potential — to fetch Starbucks or head to a gathering together with his enterprise crew or legal professionals. However 99 p.c of the time, it’s Bijou operating errands, doing the buying and caring for their daughter.”

Whereas going through the authorized battle alongside Masterson, the actress has turned to these round her for assist. “She has a great assist system regionally and has been getting in contact along with her religious aspect, studying self-help books and leaning on household,” the insider tells Us. “However that is torture for her too. They’re simply praying it’s all a nasty dream and a chapter of their lives that can quickly be over.”

The California Solo actor beforehand spoke out in regards to the accusations in December 2017.

“From day one, I’ve denied the outrageous allegations in opposition to me. Regulation enforcement investigated these claims greater than 15 years in the past and decided them to be with out advantage,” he stated in a press release to Us on the time. “I’ve by no means been charged with a criminal offense, not to mention convicted of 1. On this nation, you might be presumed harmless till confirmed responsible. Nevertheless, within the present local weather, it appears as if you’re presumed responsible the second you might be accused. I perceive and sit up for clearing my title as soon as and for all.”

For extra on Masterson’s authorized woes, watch the video above and choose up the newest concern of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.

For those who or anybody you realize has been sexually abused, name the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). A educated workers member will present confidential, judgment-free assist in addition to native assets to help in therapeutic, recovering and extra.

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