Actor Kaalan Walker, best known for his appearances in Superfly and Kings, was convicted of eight out of 11 counts of sexual assault, with some of his victims being under eighteen. More than 30 women approached prosecutors with stories of assault by Walker, and his convictions account for seven of those victims altogether.

Prosecutors accused the actor of luring women into his sphere by using his status, verified social media accounts and false stories about having a friendship with Drake and other celebrities. Three of his victims were said to be aspiring models and were only 16 years old.

One of those accusers, who is now a working model Jada Everon, said Walker contacted her via Instagram and floated the possibility of a photoshoot that never happened. Instead, she traveled from Fresno to Los Angeles to meet him and told the court she was raped.

“He filled me up with a bunch of dreams,” Everon told the court as the trial unfolded over six weeks. “He said ‘I can make you famous overnight. You can have access to all the famous people I know.” It was very dramatic.”

Everon said these promises were then quickly used against her. “The entire time the assault occurred, every time I said, ‘Stop,’ or was crying, he would say, ‘You’re so immature. I’m not going to help you anymore. I’m going to take it all away from you.’ He flipped a switch and became a complete predator,” she said.

Many women who spoke for the case, or have come forward in interviews and made statements of their own have shared chillingly similar stories of Walker promising celebrity meetups and quick rises to fame, only to commit these assaults.

Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Wallace told Rolling Stone Walker’s crimes were “very sophisticated” and explained his scheme. “He picked these girls and he appealed to their hopes and dreams and name-dropped Drake and used this connection to get these girls somewhere and gain their trust. Once they were there, it wasn’t about doing photoshoots, it was about assaulting them.”

He could face 100 years in prison to a full life sentence with these convictions, and his attorney Andrew Flier said an appeal is likely. Walker was in tears as his convictions were read aloud and he apparently yelled, “I didn’t rape anybody,” as he was escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs.

Walker was found guilty by the jury of three counts of forcible rape, one count of assault to commit oral copulation, two counts of statutory rape, and two counts of rape by intoxication.

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