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'Cheer' star Jerry Harris pleads guilty in child pornography case

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Source: Courtesy of Netflix

Feb. 10 2022, Published 11:03 a.m. ET

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One of the stars of the Netflix show “Cheer” pleaded guilty to child porn charges and now faces decades behind bars.

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Jerry Harris, 23, pleaded guilty during a federal court hearing on Feb. 10 in the case and will be sentenced at a later date. He faces up to 50 years in prison.

Harris rose to fame as a cheerleader on the Navarro Community College team that was featured on the streaming service’s popular show.

However, in September 2020, Harris was charged by federal investigators in connection to a child porn investigation. The victims detailed how Harris messaged them on social media apps and then met them at a cheer event.

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One victim claimed he met Harris in a bathroom and the adult tried to convince him to have oral sex.

The victims spoke about their encounters with Harris during the show’s second season that was recently released.

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Harris has been held in prison since his arrest. He and his representatives declined to speak about the accusations on the show.

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