Thu. Jul 9th, 2020

Another ‘Southern Charm’ Star, J.D. Madison Accused of Drugging And Raping A Woman

Highlight Hollywood has confirmed that an incident report was filed on Aug. 25 with the Mount Pleasant Police Department against South Carolina businessman John David “J.D.” Madison — a close friend of  Thomas Ravenel’s  who has long appeared as a guest on the hit Bravo show.
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According to papers obtained by PEOPLE and first reported by FITSNews’ Amy Feinstein, allegations of rape, sexual assault and involuntary drugging have been made against Madison by a South Carolina female, whose name was redacted by authorities.


She told police that on the evening of Aug. 21, 2017, she, Madison, his male friend, and another female friend gathered at her house for a drink before heading out to a local bar. While there, she claims Madison intentionally broke a glass — and as she cleaned it up, he “slipped a drug” in her already-poured drink on the counter.


The victim alleges that after finishing the drink, she was in and out of consciousness. She says she remembers going to the bar, but “not feeling right” while there. “This is when she stated that she felt like she might have been drugged,” the police report states.


Later, in the early hours of Aug. 22, the victim woke up in the guest bedroom of her home where Madison was “forcibly raping and sodomizing her,” she alleges.

Feinstein, who talked to the victim, wrote that the victim claimed the alleged attack only stopped when Madison received a phone call from his wife, Elizabeth.


The FITSNews reporter also identified the male with Madison and the alleged victim as Jay Schwartz, a local chiropractor. Schwartz was arrested on drug possession charges that same night, according to public records. FITSNews reports the female friend with Madison, Schwartz and the victim was transported to a local hospital that night for unknown reasons.



Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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