Discovery Channel Cancels 'Sons of Guns' After Star Allegedly Raped His Daughter

Discovery Channel cancels 'Sons of Guns' after new charges emerge against the leading reality star.

“Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against William Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of Sons Of Guns and cancel the series,”Discovery Channel said in a statement about the star of its reality show. The Discovery Channnel's "Sons of Guns" centered on William Hayden and his company Red Jacket Firearms, as they toured the country buying, selling and trading firearms. SONS OF GUNS 2 East Baton Rouge Parish authorities arrested Hayden 3 PM last tuesday after allegedly raping and victimizing his daughter since March of 2013, when she was 11. Earlier this year Hayden was arrested for molestation of a juvenile and aggravated crimes against nature. He argued that the charges were false and came from a conflict with his former girlfriend. According to reports, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said that during its investigation around the first arrest, “we received more information that these rapes allegedly occurred from March 2013 to July 2014 of our victim, who was 11 and then later 12 years old at the time,” and the victim told police that the acts occurred almost daily, but she didn't report them because she was afraid for her life due to the threats Hayden made. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.