Monday 22nd April 2024

    TradeBriefs Editorial

    From the Editor's Desk

    Hollywood letters of support for Danny Masterson demonstrate the pervasiveness of myths about rape culture

    Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are in hot water after their letters of support for their friend and former co-star, Danny Masterson, were made public. Masterson, who played Steven Hyde on That ’70s Show, was convicted in May of drugging and raping two women in the early 2000s. He was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison on Sept. 7.

    Kutcher and Kunis, who are married, apologized for their letters of support after they came to light, and said they didn’t think they would be seen by anyone but the judge. Many other colleagues and friends wrote letters of support for Masterson at the behest of his family, including the actors who played the parents Kitty and Red Forman on the show.

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