Kyle Massey is being sued after he allegedly despatched specific texts, movies and images to a teen in December.
Massey, greatest identified for his position as Cory Baxter on That’s So Raven, was sued on Friday by a 13-year-old lady for sending specific matter to a minor, making an attempt to commit a lewd act with a minor, annoying or molesting a minor and emotional misery, in response to court docket paperwork obtained by PEOPLE.
Representatives for Massey didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Within the lawsuit, the lady, who was not named as a result of she is a minor, stated she met Massey, 27, when she was Four years previous at Common Metropolis along with her mother.
As a result of the lady was all for pursuing a profession in leisure, the pair stored in touch over time, with Massey providing to assist and growing a bond along with her household, in response to the court docket paperwork.
The lady and her mom — who additionally was not named within the go well with — declare that Massey had “held himself out as a father determine” to the younger lady.
Their communication restarted once more in November 2018 when the teenager texted Massey and defined that she could be all for auditioning for a reboot of his spinoff sequence Cory within the Home.
The actor even allegedly deliberate to have the lady, who was from Seattle, stay with him and his girlfriend in Los Angeles, whereas he helped her discover an agent.
Throughout their communications, Massey was allegedly knowledgeable over a sequence of textual content messages included within the court docket paperwork that the lady was in eighth grade and 4 years away from commencement.
In December 2018, Massey allegedly requested to be associates with the lady on Snapchat.
RELATED VIDEO: PEOPLE Explains: Who Is Former Disney Star Adam Hicks, Just lately Accused of Armed Theft?
Shortly after, the lady claimed Massey despatched her “quite a few sexually specific textual content messages, photographs, and movies.”
The lady is now suing the actor for at the very least $1.5 million , in response to the lawsuit.
Apart from That’s So Raven, Massey additionally starred on Disney Channel’s Cory within the Home, their authentic film Life is Ruff, and voices the character Milo on Fish Hooks.
In the event you suspect baby abuse, name the Childhelp Nationwide Little one Abuse Hotline at 1-800-Four-A-Little one or 1-800-422-4453, or go to www.childhelp.org. All calls are toll-free and confidential. The hotline is obtainable 24/7 in additional than 170 languages.