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'High School Musical' Actor Joshua Bassett Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

'High School Musical' Actor Joshua Bassett Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actor Joshua Bassett is the latest Hollywood star to face sexual assault allegations from an account on social media and now he’s speaking out in response.

The 19-year-old actor says that the allegations being made against him are not true.

“it has come to my attention that a now deactivated account has spread rumors about me regarding a fabricated encounter with a fan accusing me of sexual assault. this abhorrent rumor is absolutely false, and dangerous to actual victims with real stories,” Joshua wrote on his Twitter account

“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.

Justin Bieber and the stars of Riverdale have also denied allegations made about them this week. See what action Bieber is taking now to prove his innocence.

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