Actor Kyle Massey, who starred in the hit Disney channel sitcom “That’s So Raven” and spinoff “Cory in the House,” has been charged with a single depend of immoral conversation with a small.
In accordance to court docket paperwork filed before this month in King County, Wash., and obtained Tuesday by The Occasions, Massey, 29, stands accused of communicating electronically with a minor “for immoral functions of a sexual mother nature.”
The grievance alleges that amongst December 2018 and January 2019, Massey delivered sexually express pictures and videos to the target — determined only as MR — by means of the Snapchat application and pressured her to vacation to Los Angeles to keep with him and his girlfriend.
Massey was 27 and MR was 13 at the time of the interaction, even though the previous had allegedly regarded the latter because she was 4.
In 2019, MR’s mother submitted a civil lawsuit towards Massey in California, but later on — soon after studying that her legal professionals had dropped the go well with because “Massey did not have enough funds to make the scenario well worth it” — documented the actor’s alleged misconduct to the sheriff’s section.
If Massey is found responsible, the state is requesting that he be barred from calling children less than any conditions and that a monitoring procedure be set up on his electronic equipment to watch his activity. Prosecutors also demanded that a sexual assault security order be issued to MR.
In accordance to Assortment, Massey unsuccessful to attend his arraignment listening to Monday. A consultant for Massey did not immediately reply Tuesday to The Times’ ask for for remark.
For the duration of his time on the Disney Channel, Massey was identified for enjoying Cory Baxter, the mischievous young brother of Raven-Symoné’s Raven Baxter, on “That’s So Raven” from 2003 to 2007. “Cory in the Household,” a shorter-lived offshoot centering on Massey’s character, ran soon following.
Times news researcher Julia Franco contributed to this report.
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