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'Party Down South' Star

CLEARED Of Rape Allegation

7/31/2014 12:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Party Down South" star Ryan "Daddy" Richards was investigated for rape and CLEARED ... after cops viewed 20 hours of videotape.

A woman partied with the cast in Athens, GA in April ... first in a local bar and then in a house the show rented. She reportedly told police someone gave her an already opened beer and that's all she remembered. She says the next thing she knew she was naked under a bed sheet with a camera in her face.

The police report lists Richards as a suspect, but we've now obtained documents which make it clear ... after an investigation cops concluded the allegation is unfounded.

Show sources tell us after reviewing 20 hours of footage -- along with interviewing cast and crew -- cops determined she was conscious and partying along with everyone else.  

As for why the case was pursued ... the woman went to the hospital the day after the party and a nurse concluded there was evidence of sexual assault.

But the police investigation proved otherwise ... so case closed.


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with a nickname like daddy...he probably raped her

91 days ago


He doesn't look like he's into girls, if you know what I mean...

91 days ago


Nurse is a moron. Maybe she can say for certain there was sexual relations, but not assault. As was the case here. Some people are rough and like it that way, but that doesn't = assault.

91 days ago


Now hes in the clear to return acting like a douchebag

91 days ago

devil's advocate    

Surprise, surprise, surprise. A woman gets drunk, sleeps a guy she meets at a bar, wakes up the next day regretting what she did, then cries rape to protect her reputation and keep the film from airing on television. Her next step will probably to file a civil lawsuit against Daddy, CMT and the production company

91 days ago

Sexy Stig    

I didn't know you could rape sheep?

91 days ago


The chick who accused him `` needs JAIL time for her LIES!!!!

91 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

It's hard to have a true "he said, she said" when the "she" in question is zonked out on roofies.

91 days ago


OMG, I will stand up for my gender alot, EXCEPT FOR F____LIARS! Those kind of women/wolfs, make it so hard for women who really have been violated!! Looking for a quick dollar/s? I hope that wasn't the blonde girl/massage therepist episode I saw.... QUIT LYING, AND GO TO THERAPY!!!#LOSER/LIAR

91 days ago


That's got to be some low rent ho that gets star-struck by some realitards from "partydown south"

91 days ago


Ryan probably forces his "victims" to call him daddy during the act too. Double eew!

91 days ago


Case not quite closed - the accuser needs to be locked up for a while

91 days ago


She should be arrested and face the same term in prison a rapist would. She attempted to destroy someones life for a payday. She is s***.

91 days ago


i hope in the 20hrs they discovered who the actual rapist was..because there's still a criminal out there...either a rapist or a false accuser (that's against the law right?)

91 days ago


every girl might as well try this for a pay day, since nothing ever seems to happen to them when they make false claims.

91 days ago
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