Netflix ‘Cheer’ Star Jerry Harris Sued for Sex Abuse of Minors
Two teens take on the “Cheer” star Jerry harris in court for causing them to send nude photos and demand sexual favors … these are the allegations in a new lawsuit filed on their behalf.
The plaintiffs are minor twin brothers who are part of the cheerleading community in Fort Worth, Texas – where they say they first met Harris around 2018 in high profile competitions and got to know each other. From there, things would have turned quickly sexual.
According to documentation, obtained by TMZ, the brothers were smitten by Harris when they got to know him, as he was already a well-respected cheerleader on the champion varsity team Navarro, and had also filmed for the documentary. Netflix’s “Cheer”.
In the lawsuit, they claim Harris almost immediately began to take them into his inner circle, befriended on various social media platforms … and, ultimately, ask them for “booty pictures” – operator the fact that they were both homosexuals.
The documents say the boys at times reluctantly complied with Harris’ requests, but go on to claim that his requests have become more frequent and more offline … which means he would ask them for sex acts in person, all also sending sexually explicit photos and video to them too.
In a suspected case in 2019, one of the brothers claims Harris led him to a bathroom in a mirth pageant and stuck him in a stall, where he allegedly begged the child for sex oral. The boy says he managed to take off when his brother and his teammates blew up his phone.
Notice, at the time, during these interactions … the boys say they were only 13 and 14 and Harris was over 18. They also claim to have discovered other minors Harris allegedly harassed, while adding that he was allowed to remain as a high-level coach and mentor in several supportive organizations despite his alleged “past and ongoing sexual abuse. on children ”. Some of these organizations, including the American All Star Federation and Varsity Spirit, are also charged in the lawsuit.
According to the lawsuit, the boys’ mother reported Harris to local authorities in July this year and then to the FBI in August – resulting in a raid his house this week. They are now asking for over $ 1 million in damages.
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