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'Sons of Guns' Will Hayden Arrested Again

The star of the Discovery Channel’s reality show Sons of Guns - Will Hayden has been arrested again on charges of aggravated rape of his daughter.

The U.S. Marshal in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested William Hayden around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Hayden had a warrant out for his arrest and was apprehended in Livingston Parish as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge Parish.
Will Hayden, 44, is founder and owner of Red Jacket Firearms, the business behind the hit television series "Sons of Guns" was arrested on charges of child molestation of a juvenile and aggravated crimes against nature. He was subsequently released on $150,000 bail.

TMZ reported that Mr. Hayden’s daughter accused her father of taking her virginity and orally and vaginally raping her almost daily since she was 11 years old. She said she never reported it because he threatened her physically.

The allegations have prompted the Discovery Channel to cancel the show.

"Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of 'Sons of Guns' and cancel the series," the network said in a statement, Fox News reported .

On Tuesday around 6:30 p.m., Red Jacket Firearms posted a statement on Facebook announcing its "full legal separation" from Mr. Hayden.
Today, Red Jacket Firearms has received complete legal separation as an entity, from Will Hayden. We will continue to operate, although with heavy hearts and promise to do everything in our power to fill customer orders, back orders and provide support to those affected by these new developments.
Ten days ago, Hayden's daughter, Stephanie Hayden Ford, who also appears on the show, denied the allegations of molestation and posted the following statement on her fan Facebook page .
Guys the show is NOT cancelled! We so appreciate the outcry of injustice but its not true, I guess some ppl just need ratings lol! We are on a hold with filming while my family takes care of a few things. You guys are the best fans ever & we love you so much! Thank u for standing strong with us!
Laurie Goldberg, a spokesperson for the Discovery Channel declined to comment on the show's future or any allegations relating to Hayden.