• News in the Danny Masterson rape case
  • The judge has declared a mistrial
  • The jury was found to be "hopelessly deadlocked"

Danny Masterson's rape case has been declared a mistrial after a jury deadlock. CNN reports that the mistrial was declared by Judge Charlaine Olmedo on Nov. 30 after finding the jury "hopelessly deadlocked."

Masterson was on trial for allegedly raping three women on different occasions at his Hollywood Hills home between 2001 and 2003.

The latest from Danny Masterson's rape trial

After the mistrial, the L.A. County District Attorney's office issued a statement. "While we are disappointed with the outcome in this trial, we thank the jurors for their service," said the D.A.'s office.

"We also want to give our heartfelt appreciation to the victims for bravely stepping forward and recounting their harrowing experiences," the statement continued. "We will now consider our next steps as it relates to prosecuting this case."

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Danny Masterson is best known for portraying Steven Hyde on That '70s Show. He later co-starred with Ashton Kutcher on The Ranch but was written out of the show amid rape allegations.

Tom Mesereau, Masterson's attorney, issued a statement on the actor's behalf after his arrest in 2020.

"Mr. Masterson is innocent, and we're confident that he will be exonerated when all the evidence finally comes to light and witnesses have the opportunity to testify," the attorney said in the June 2020 statement.