Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the lead singer of The Mars Volta and At The Drive In, has claimed that the Church of Scientology murdered his two dogs following his wife’s accusations that That 70’s Show actor Danny Masterson raped her.
Taking to Instagram, Bixler-Zavala shared that he and his wife Chrissie Carnell Bixler had decided to euthanise their second pet dog after it was clear it had been poisoned. “I’m at the vet dealing with another hurt animal” Bixler-Zavala wrote on his Instagram.
The image shows two pieces of chewed up meat with a square blue object, believed to be rat poison, next to it. “This is what I’ve been finding in my front and backyard. This is what scientology does when you speak about the predators they protect,” he wrote.
He added in a follow-up post: “We had to put her down today. This was the result of eating rat poison rolled up in raw meat… This is the 2nd dog we’ve had to put down due to the harassment from private investigators and Scientologists. This only makes us stronger.”
“My boys named her biscuit. They still don’t understand what’s happening. We said goodbye to her and let her go peacefully.”
Carnell Bixler is just one of four women have taken action against Masterson in August last year. The women claimed that they were drugged, raped and sexually assaulted by the actor in the early 2000s.
While Bixler-Zavala and his wife are former members of The Church of Scientology while Masterson remains an active Scientologist. The women who have taken action against Masterson claim they were stalked and harrassed by the church after they made their first allegations.