According to charging paperwork, a Salt Lake County detective said that on December 13 of that yr, whereas working the Organized Crime Unit, he was contacted by Westmoreland by means of the relationship app Grindr. He stated the actor allegedly “started conversing with who he believed to be a 13-year-old male and requested if the male would come to his resort room and have interaction in sexual exercise.” The detective additionally said that through the chat, the actor allegedly despatched sexually express pictures.
Amid the fallout, a Disney Channel spokesperson confirmed to E! News that Westmoreland had been fired from its widespread sitcom Andi Mack, the place he performed grandfather Henry “Ham” Mack, saying, “Given the character of the fees and our duty for the welfare of employed minors, we now have launched him from his recurring function and he is not going to be returning to work on the collection.”
Over his practically three decade profession, Westmoreland additionally appeared on Gilmore Girls, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Better Call Saul and Scandal.