How dirty is Danny Masterson's clique?

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How dirty is Danny Masterson's clique?

Post by Don Carlo » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:41 pm

Recent allegations of Danny Masterson drugging and assaulting women while Scientologist witnesses denied a crime occurred, got me wondering about the other party members.

An article about Danny Masterson's clique The Confederacy of Dunces,* listed a number of celebs and wanna-be celebs that were his buddies. From my Scientology Celebrity Spiderweb,** I added to the list by finding California public Scientologists born in the 1970s to 1980's, and then Googling their name + Danny Masterson. Danny was a central figure or host in art-show openings, fashion shows, and other artsy events.

I welcome additions and corrections to this list. I don't live in LA and don't know any of them.

Some people below may only show up at events with Danny Masterson or are too young to regularly hang out with him. Some may have been victims, scared witnesses, approving witnesses, get-her-drugged enablers, cover-up enablers, or co-assaulters. Or, they may have been buddies but blind and oblivious.

When some of these pals got together and knew Danny was going to drug and assault a fellow Scientologist, was it a clique? Or a criminal gang?

Almost all of the below, listed by birth year, are second-generation Scientologists. Let's hope some have quietly slipped away from CoS and the clique.

Many of the clique below have further connections, like Rebecca Minkoff being friends with Jenna Elfman, so upheaval in this group would affect many, many Scientologists.

1970 Beck, celeb musician and song-writer
1973 Aubree Watson, photographer
1973 Brie Shaffer, screenwriter, wife of CoS member and actor Michael Peña
1974 Marissa Ribisi, designer, collaborates with Sophia Banks Coloma. Wife of Beck, sister to Giovanni.
1974 Giovanni Ribisi, actor
1976 Danny Masterson, actor
1976 Michael Peña, actor
1976 Ethan Supplee, actor, married to Brandy Lewis, sister of Juliette Lewis
1978 Beth Riesgraf, designer
1979 Mercedes Helnwein, artist, sister of Ali Helnwein
1979 Alexandra (Alex) Prager, artist
1979 Ilaria Urbinati, stylist, co-owner of Confederacy with "Man About Town" Danny Masterson, from
1980 Laura Prepon, actress
1980 Shalon Goss, photographer, artist
1980 America Martin, artist
1980 Rebecca Minkoff, handbag/ fashion designer, was store partner with Danny Masterson + Ilaria, married to CoS actor Gavin Bellour
1980 Bijou Phillips, actress, wife of Danny Masterson and mother of his daughter
1980 Chris Masterson, brother of Danny Masterson
1981 Lauren E. Willardson Larocca, musician
1982 Ali Helnwein, composer and musician
1983 Sophia Banks Coloma, stylist for Oscar and other Red Carpets. Twin brother Nick Banks is in Sea Org at Celebrity Centre.
1983 Diane Gaeta, actress, artist, now called Diane Marshall-Green
1984 Vanessa Prager, artist
1984 Alison Sudol, artist.
1986 Jordan Masterson, actor, half-brother of Danny Masterson
1988 Alanna Masterson, actress, half-sister of Danny Masterson

* Danny Masterson calls friends Confederacy of Dunces, viewtopic.php?t=66302 Also see people named at viewtopic.php?f=11&t=113016&start=30

** 2013 Scientology Celebrity Spiderweb at viewtopic.php?f=9&t=156867

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Re: How dirty is Danny Masterson's clique?

Post by 'Alert' » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:19 am

Masterson epitomizes what a true believer in scientology philosophy is.
He is above all laws, all other morality and everything that isnt scientology.
I for one look forward to his demise in following such a disgusting "applied religious philosophy"
"If anyone talks about a "road to Freedom" he is talking about a linear line. This, then, must have boundaries. If there are boundaries there is no freedom." - Dianetics 55

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Re: How dirty is Danny Masterson's clique?

Post by Don Carlo » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:46 pm

Unfortunately Danny Masterson has found roles on his TV shows for fellow Scientologists, so he attracts younger and vulnerable second-generation Scientologists.

Others who provide Hollywood work attract wanna-be celebs, like Nancy Cartwright's Fellini movie. Voice-actor/impersonator Jim Meskimen trains and helps upcoming voice actors, and seems to persuade many Scientologists to act for free on the annual Christmas Stories show. Jenna Elfman got work for other CoS actors on her TV projects.

Several same-age-group cliques revolve around celebs: Anne Archer for old Hollywood IAS donors, Travolta's wife Kelly Preston, and several actresses.

CoS business founders, mostly born in the 1940's and 1950's each have their own in-the-business clique, hiring their own children and "in-good-standing" second generation Scientologists.

Anne Archer isn't front and center at IAS galas anymore, possibly because she is aging and only oldsters remember her old movies. An obscure old age within CoS is the likely fate of many CoS actors. Just quit now!

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Re: How dirty is Danny Masterson's clique?

Post by Don Carlo » Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:23 pm

Masterson mostly plays the immature man-boy on TV, but now casting agents and possible co-stars will see him as a psychopath, so his help-you-get-work appeal may be ending.

How many Scientologist enablers, witnesses and co-abusers hung out with him? And once they enabled, they had to talk about their enabling during Scientology auditing, and now they are blackmailable.

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