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Joshua Bassett denies sexual assault allegations

High School Musical star Joshua Bassett, 19, DENIES ‘abhorrent’ sexual assault allegations: ‘This rumor is dangerous to actual victims with real stories’

Joshua Bassett has denied sexual assault allegations made against him.

The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star, 19, took to Twitter to defend himself against the claims made by a now-deactivated Twitter account.

Joshua has claimed that the account fabricated an encounter between himself and one of his fans during an impassioned post on Wednesday.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star Joshua Bassett has denied sexual assault allegations made against himself on social media. Seen here in November 2019

'[I]t 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,' began the thespian

‘[I]t 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,’ began the thespian

Addressing the claims, Joshua wrote: ‘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,’ continued the teen. 

‘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,’ signed off the young actor.  

Earlier this week, the alleged victim to referred to herself only as ‘Grace’ claimed she met Joshua in October last year. 

‘BELIEVE THE VICTIMS. It’s a very scary situation to be in and you will never understand unless you’ve been in one before. I know a lot of people won’t believe me because he’s so popular but I just wanted to let this out,’ finished the message from the alleged victim.

Bassett has also appeared in the TV shows Dirty John and Lethal Weapon. 

'[I]t 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,' began the thespian. Seen here in January 2020

‘[I]t 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,’ began the thespian. Seen here in January 2020

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