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'High School Musical' star Joshua Bassett denies sexual assault claims

IANS
Filed on June 28, 2020
Joshua Bassett, sexual assault, allegations, High School Musical, actor, Twitter

The alleged victim referred to herself only as 'Grace', and claimed that she met Joshua in October last year.

High School Musical star Joshua Bassett, 19, took to Twitter to defend himself against sexual assault allegations made by a now-deactivated Twitter account, reports dailymail.co.uk.

Bassett has claimed that the account fabricated an encounter between himself and one of his fans during an impassioned post.

Talking about the claims, Joshua wrote: "It has come to my attention that a now deactivated account has spread rumours about me regarding a fabricated encounter with a fan accusing me of sexual assault. This abhorrent rumour is absolutely false, and dangerous to actual victims with real stories,' continued the teen.

"I'm sick to my stomach that someone would recklessly perpetuate such defamatory claims. it is vital to respect all peoples boundaries at all times. Be kind and be good," he added.

The alleged victim referred to herself only as 'Grace', and claimed that she met Joshua in October last year.

"BELIEVE THE VICTIMS. It's a very scary situation to be in and you will never understand unless you've been in one before. I know a lot of people won't believe me because he's so popular but I just wanted to let this out," wrote the alleged victim.


 
 
 
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