Kaalan Walker, who appeared in 2018's "Superfly" movie, was sentenced Monday to 50 years to life in state jail after being convicted on several counts of rape
two counts of statutory rape and two counts of rape by intoxication.
A jury discovered the 27-year-old responsible in April on three counts of forcible rape, one depend of assault to commit oral copulation,
Walker's lawyer advised in a press release that Walker "maintains his innocence" and "didn't obtain a good trial as many essential points have been excluded by the Court docket.
In line with NBC Los Angeles and Rolling Stone, the victims associated with Walker's convicted expenses embody ladies and minors.
The shops additionally report that Walker was accused of utilizing the prospect of picture shoots and trade connections to prey on susceptible ladies.
You are going to see a darkish facet of him," deputy district lawyer Yasmin Fardghassemi stated in the courtroom, per NBC Los Angeles and Rolling Stone.
In the course of the trial, Flier portrayed the accusers as liars looking for "revenge" towards his shopper, in line with NBC Los Angeles and Rolling Stone.
Walker portrayed the position of Juju, a rival gang member, who's in opposition to star Trevor Jackson's Youngblood Priest character.