Netflix ‘Cheer’ Star Jerry Harris Sued For Sexual Misconduct

Cheer star Jerry Harris has been accused for sexual exploitation and abuse of minors. Court paperwork, filed Monday, element {that a} pair of underage Texas twins claimed that Harris despatched them sexually express messages after they have been 13 years previous.

The lawsuit in opposition to Harris, 21, additionally claims that the Netflix breakout requested the boys ship him express pictures and solicited one of many twins for oral intercourse.

In 2018 the twins befriended Harris, who was an grownup on the time, at a cheer competitors, the lawsuit particulars. The go well with goes on to notice that the Harris’ accusers have been ” ‘ star struck’ as Harris was already a a recognized All-Star Cheer persona, icon and coach inside the state and nationally.”

Harris’ interactions with the boys weren’t restricted to digital messages, however the Cheer star additionally inspired the boys to satisfy him in “secluded locations at various competitions,” the go well with added.

In 2020, the boys’ mom realized of Harris’ interactions together with her sons and reported the him  to the U.S. All Star Federation, Varsity and Cheer Athletics Inc. In August the mom filed a report back to with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a month after she reported Harris’ misconduct to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Harris denies the accusations, Variety reported.

“We categorically dispute the claims made against Jerry Harris, which are alleged to have occurred when he was a teenager,” a spokesperson for Harris informed Variety. “We are confident that when the investigation is completed the true facts will be revealed.”

The Texas boys are looking for $1 million in damages.

Netflix didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

Cheer premiered on Netflix in January 2020. The six-part docuseries follows the nationally ranked Navarro College Bulldogs Cheer Team as they put together for a Daytona Beach competitors.

Keshav Ghoshal

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