At Least 74 Sex Offenders Are Active Cheerleading Staff, USA Today Probe Finds
Following the arrest of Jerry Harris of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer" on child pornography charges comes a shocking investigation into the world of cheerleading. Nearly 180 individuals, including coaches and choreographers, affiliated with cheerleading, have faced sexual misconduct charges involving minors, USA Today found in a new report. It also found that 74 of the 180 people are registered sex offenders. Reporters Marisa Kwiatkowski and Tricia Nadolny broke the story.