One of the participants of Netflix docuseries ‘Cheer’ confessed to having sex with a 15-year-old and asking several teenage boys for nude photos. That is what the prosecutors say in court papers they filed on Tuesday, reports ‘The Wrap’.
Jerry Harris was an audience favorite on the series, which revolves around a fanatic group of cheerleaders and follows them in the run-up to an important game. Last month, it was announced that the FBI had launched an investigation into Harris. The case took off after two brothers reported that the cheerleader had sent them explicit messages and repeatedly asked for nude photos. That would have started when the boys, twins, were thirteen years old.
In court documents, prosecutors state that Harris often tries to induce boys to engage in sexual behavior by acting on guilt, threatening them, or offering money. After becoming known for Cheer and beating the Oscars red carpet for Ellen DeGeneres’ show, he is said to have paid his victims up to $ 1000 for sexually explicit videos on FaceTime and Snapchat, after which he tried to finish off with them in person. to speak.
Harris’s lawyers were not available for comment, according to The Wrap. Earlier, they denied the allegations, emphasizing that at the time of some of the alleged misconduct cases, the now 21-year-old cheerleader was also a teenager herself.