YouTubers are causing a whole lot of trouble in Over the last three months, three separate internet celebrities have been accused of either sexual assault or predatory behavior — the latest being year-old content creator, Ray Diaz. So, why was Ray Diaz arrested? The Instagram influencer was charged with sexual assault on July 12 following the release of a video that allegedly shows him verbally and physically abusing an underage girl. Angelica Salek, the teen who appears in the clip, claimed in an interview with YouTuber Keemstar that she began dating Ray last year when she was just 16 years old. He would yell at me for hours.
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By Bruce Haring , Anita Bennett. Raymundo Diaz was charged with two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, one count each of oral copulation of a person under the age of 18, sodomy of a person under 18, injuring a cohabitant, and dissuading a witness from reporting a crime. He also faces three misdemeanor counts of battery on a girlfriend. He pleaded not guilty to the charges last Wednesday and is scheduled to return to court today for a bail review hearing in Department 30 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center. Diaz met his alleged teenage victim last year and began making online videos with her. Prosecutors claim Diaz engaged in sexual activity with the girl, who was 16 years old at the time, and physically assaulted her on at least three separate occasions. Diaz also allegedly attacked a year-old woman who lived with him and tried to prevent her from calling police. If convicted as charged, Diaz faces up to 10 years and four months in state prison. LAPD detectives took Diaz into custody at 5 a. As of Saturday afternoon, he remained in custody.
Actor and social media personality Ray Diaz has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, Los Angeles police said. Diaz, 33, who lives in Hollywood, was arrested in San Diego early Friday with the help of local police, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department. The host also interviewed the girl about the video. Currently, the Department has directed a group of investigators to look into these allegations. The legal age for consent in California is The LAPD is aware of several social media posts related to a social media personality, alleging physical abuse and sexual relations with a minor. We take these allegations seriously.
The LAPD has opened an investigation into actor and influencer Ray Diaz after disturbing videos appeared to show him verbally and physically assaulting an underage girl, who were allegedly dating at the time. On July 5, a disturbing clip was posted to year-old Angelica Salek's Instagram account featuring a man alleged to be Diaz, who has 3. In the video, the man can be heard screaming, threatening Salek with violence, and hitting her. The clip was deleted, but it's since been reuploaded to other social media accounts, including by YouTuber Keemstar on his most recent DramaAlert episode. In the episode, Keemstar also included a lengthy interview with Salek, who said she was emotionally and physically abused in what she called a yearlong relationship with Diaz. She began dating the YouTuber when she was It was my fault if somebody would ever have any suspicions that him and I were dating. He would yell at me for hours. She also described a recent incident on July 3 when Diaz forced her to hide in his bed's box spring when police arrived searching for her. On July 6, Diaz responded to the release of the first video, claiming that he and Salek were simply "acting.