Former Disney star Kyle Massey has been charged with a felony for allegedly sending pornographic photos to a 13-year-old girl.
The “That’s So Raven” actor has been charged with one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes, TMZ reported. Massey, who played Cory Baxter on the Disney series, is accused of electronically sending sexually explicit content to the girl during the months of December 2018 and January 2019.
The case is tied to a civil lawsuit filed against Massey in 2019, in which the girl — who was not named because of her age — sued him for $1.5 million for allegedly sending “numerous sexually explicit text messages, images, and videos” via Snapchat.
The family decided to go to the Sheriff’s Office after their civil suit stalled — supposedly because lawyers didn’t think Massey had enough money to make the case worth it — TMZ reported, and authorities began their investigation in 2020.
Massey, 29, was scheduled to appear for his arraignment Monday in King County Criminal Court in Washington, but failed to show.
A rep for Massey didn’t immediately return Page Six’s request for comment.
The lawsuit filed in 2019 claimed the girl met Massey when she was just 4 years old. The pair kept in touch and Massey became close with her family as she pursued a career in entertainment.
Massey allegedly even indicated the girl should come out from Seattle, Wash. and live with him and his girlfriend in Los Angeles.
The girl and her mother say Massey “held himself out as a father figure” to her, and their contact ramped up in November 2018 when the girl indicated she was interested in a role in a proposed reboot of “Raven” spinoff “Cory in the House.” (It’s unknown if the reboot ever actually existed.)
About a month later, Massey allegedly requested to be the girl’s friend on Snapchat, and shortly after sent her “numerous sexually explicit text messages, images, and videos.”
Per: Page Six
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