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WATCH: ‘OLTL’s’ Sean Ringgold Cleared of Sexual Abuse Charges; Actor Opens Up About Horrific Ordeal

Steven Bergman
Steven Bergman
Steven Bergman

The last year for former “” actor (ex-Shaun Evans) has unfolded almost as if his real life is a daytime soap opera: First, the actor-turned-bodyguard was accused of sexual abuse and rape, and now he’s finally putting the ordeal to rest after a New Jersey court cleared him of the serious charges.

The story hit the tabloids in 2013 when a woman Ringgold met online accused the actor — who also worked as and bodyguard — of sexual abuse and rape. But the actor was finally cleared of any wrongdoing, reports New York’s PIX11 News.

“If I did not have the financial resources, I would have been messed up,” says Ringgold, who reportedly dropped about $70,000 in legal fees. He adds that the charges were “a bunch of BS from the very start.”