Aug 01, 2020
Bryan Callen denies sexual assault allegations and vows to address claims on podcast telling his ‘truth’
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The Goldbergs actor took to Twitter last night to hit back at the claims made in the LA Times and vowed to tell his 'truth' on his podcast, The Fighter And The Kid today.6Bryan Callen has adamantly denied allegations of rape and sexual misconduct detailed by four women in a report yesterdayCredit: Getty Images - Getty
He wrote: "Let me be very clear: I have never raped, forced myself upon any woman nor offered to trade stage time for sex. EVER.
"The horrific and false allegations originated in today's LA TIMES will be addresses in detail in a special Saturday night edition of my podcast TFATK tomorrow.
"I will not allow the cancel culture to subvert what I know and as importantly, what these women know, is the truth."
On Friday, The Los Angeles Times reported actress Katherine Fiore Tigerman claimed the 53-year-old raped her in 1999 - something he denies.6The Goldbergs star vowed to address them on his podcastCredit: Twitter
She alleged to be at his home above West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when he “pushed her down on the mattress.”
The piece reports that Katherine claimed he ran his hands over her body and continued despite her allegedly telling him “no.”
She claimed she then told him: “Please, this is not what I want to be doing right now.’
“And he’s like, ‘You’re gonna love this. We’re just going to get this out of the way. You’re going to love this. You’re going to be my girlfriend.”6The comedian was accused of sexual misconduct by four women on FridayCredit: Getty Images - Getty
Katherine claimed she felt “powerless” and did not think she could escape the alleged encounter so she “checked out” and remained silent.
She told the newspaper that she did not feel comfortable going to the police at the time because she felt submitting a rape kit was “physically invasive.”
A second allegation came from Rachel Green, who claimed to the LA Times she assisted the standup comic while shopping during her time working at an American Apparel store in Pittsburgh in 2009.
Rachel claimed he returned to the store the following day after the first visit and was groped by Bryan in a dressing room.6Katherine Fiore Tigerman claimed the 53-year-old raped her in 1999Credit: Getty Images - Getty
She alleged: ”It was one of those tight gross little things. He ran out of the fitting room to grab something, so I went in to get the clothes he'd already tried on.
“And then he comes in, pushes me against the wall, closes the curtains and starts kissing my neck as he asks me if I'm going to get in trouble.”
Comedian Tiffany King alleged that Bryan offered money and asked for a "blow job for stage time” while driving together in 2017.
The fourth accuser, Claire Ganshert, claimed that she was “starstruck” meeting Bryan while working as a barista in New York City in 2012.6Amy supported the 'brave women' who alleged Bryan of sexual assault and misconductCredit: Getty Images - Getty
Claire said the two quickly started having sex but she was kept in the dark about his wife, Amanda Humphrey, whom he’s been married to since 2008.
She also alleged that in 2016 - the year their physical relationship ended - Bryan told her that women have a “biological, primal desire to be raped.”
In light of the allegations, Amy Schumer came out in support of the "brave women" who accused the comedian.6Amy offered to chat with victims of sexual assaultCredit: Instagram
After the claims came to light, Amy, 39, voiced her encouragement for the accusers by sharing a screenshot of a news headline.
The Trainwreck star captioned the post: “The @latimes just published this article by @amykinla about the repeat offenses of Bryan Callen.
“Thank you to the brave women coming forward and sharing their stories.
“You are saving the women who may have come after you,” she wrote of future generations.Most read in Celebritybrook at meBusty Kelly Brook poses in plunging leopard print as she teases 2021 calendar'i love her'Dog sobs and says he would have wanted Beth to move on if he had died insteadHITTING OUTTeen Mom’s Jenelle Evans claps back at cruel troll who sent death threats‘DEATH HAPPENS’Jeopardy!’s Alex Trebek says he’s ‘not afraid to die’ as he ‘nears the end’'CAN'T GO ON'Ellen DeGeneres 'ready to quit show' after reports of a 'toxic' workplaceUNDER FIREEllen’s ‘horrible’ behavior is ‘common knowledge,’ actor Brad Garrett claims
The mom of one continued: “And to the comics who are annoyed with me for standing with these ladies what are you so afraid of?
“Available on my number in my bio if anyone wants to talk about Bryan or any one else who has sexually assaulted you.”
She concluded the message by sarcastically wishing Bryan to “have a nice day.”
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How Long Was Brock Turner in Jail?
Ohio Megan\s Law Brock Turner is a registered sex offender under Megan's Law in Ohio.
Chanel Miller’s 12-page victim impact statement in the sexual assault case against Brock Turner went viral four years ago, and she has since released a book. Tonight on CBS’s 60 Minutes, Miller opens up about the sexual assault case and describes the process of the trial and aftermath.
According to the synopsis for the 60 Minutes episode, “Chanel Miller, the sexual assault victim previously known as ‘Emily Doe,’… tells her story for the first time. She recounts her ordeal after she was assaulted by a Stanford athlete and describes a judicial process she says victimized her all over again.” The episode previously aired in September 2019.
Brock Turner was found guilty of three felonies including assault with intent to rape.The Prosecutor Asked the Judge For a Six-Year Sentence
Brock Turner in his mugshot taken when he was booked at the Santa Clara County Jail following his sentencing hearing. (Santa Clara County Jail)
According to CNN, the prosecutor, deputy district attorney Aleleh Kianerci, said during the trial that she believed Turner should get a six-year sentence in state prison. She said he lacked remorse, and she believed the narrative around the case centered too much on what Turner had to lose versus what he had done to Chanel Miller.
“A lot of people were looking at what Brock Turner had to lose, versus what he did to Chanel,” she later told 60 Minutes. “And so the narrative changed. We were almost on the defensive, explaining why Chanel got too intoxicated instead of focusing the attention on, why did he think it was okay? Why did he think he could take advantage of her when she was in such a vulnerable state?”
Judge Aaron Persky, however, followed the recommendation of probation and county jail time based on Turner’s lack of criminal history and his showing remorse. He also cited the fact that alcohol was involved, which he said impaired Turner’s judgment.
“I think you have to take the whole picture in terms of what impact imprisonment has on a specific individual’s life,” the judge said. “And the impact statements that have been — or the, really, character letters that have been submitted, do show a huge collateral consequence for Mr. Turner based on the conviction.”Turner Spent Three Months In Jail
#BREAKING: Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner released from jail after serving half his 6-month sentence for rape. pic.twitter.com/QEXFJf8I8Z
— FOX 29 (@FOX29philly) September 2, 2016
On September 2, 2016, CNN reported that Brock Turner was released from jail.
Turner had been sentenced to six months in jail, but because of the Criminal Justice Realignment Act of 2011, offenders in California sentenced to county jail are able to cut their sentences in half as long as they behave.
“For every two days of actual time served, the defendant receives two days of actual time credit and two days of conduct credit,” CNN explains. “for a total of four days of credit, or essentially half-time credit.
“We don’t know who picked him up or where he’s going, but we’re done with him,” Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith told reporters outside the jail after Turner left. “He should be in prison right now, but he’s not in our custody.”
Judge Persky transferred to the civil division and would no longer hear criminal cases at his own request. After his sentencing Turner, state lawmakers passed a bill calling for mandatory prison time for those convicted of committing sexual assaults upon intoxicated or unconscious victims.
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