Former Scientologist Leah Remini has praised the judge who handed actor Danny Masterson a 30 year prison sentence after he was convicted of raping two women.
Remini wrote on X, formerly Twitter, said that sitting in court with “the women who survived Masterson’s predation was a surreal experience. Over the past seven decades, former Scientologists have sadly become used to Scientology using its financial resources, religious protection, and relationships to snatch justice away from them.”
She added that, “For over two decades, Danny Masterson avoided accountability for his crimes. While Danny was the only one sentenced, his conviction and sentence are indictments against Scientology, its operatives, and its criminal leader, David Miscavige.”
After his sentencing, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón released a statement saying he applauded the women for “coming forward and participating in this process.”
“My hope is that this sentence will somehow bring them peace and that their bravery will be an example to others,” Gascón said. “One of my top priorities is to ensure that Los Angeles will no longer be a hunting ground for Hollywood elite who feel entitled to prey on women.”