Prosecutors seek 15 years for former ‘Cheer’ star Harris
A prosecutor has asked a federal judge to sentence Jerry Harris, former star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to 15 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions.
Cheerleaders bring the spirit back to Market Square for SA Live’s homecoming
SAN ANTONIO – Give me an S! Give me an A! You get it... Club Cheer Jags welcomes SA Live back home to Market Square. Watch the group’s performance in the video above, and for more information on Club Cheer Jags, check out the cheer group’s website. Related:- Cheer club featured in SA Live’s Quarantine-oween special
The 9@9: Reopening Texas; 'Cheer' star arrested; Aquifer funding
The 9@9: Reopening Texas; 'Cheer' star arrested; Aquifer fundingPublished: September 18, 2020, 10:37 amThe 9@9 features some of the biggest stories making headlines at home, around the country and across the globe. Here’s what’s trending.
Lawsuit: ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris sexually solicited minors
The lawsuit filed Monday in Texas against Harris and three cheer organizations says the boys' mother reported Harris to the FBI last month. The boys’ mother told USA TODAY that both boys have spoken to the FBI. Harris, who has not been criminally charged, did not respond to a request for comment from USA TODAY. In addition to accusing Harris of sexual misconduct, the lawsuit accuses cheer organizations of failing to protect the boys. The lawsuit says the boys’ mother reported Harris to USASF, Varsity and Cheer Athletics.
Watch Chrissy Teigen Surprise the 'Cheer' Cast While in a Bubble Bath
Chrissy Teigen is showing her love for Cheer! Clad in towels both around her body and in her hair, Teigen made cast members, including Gabi Butler, Morgan Simianer, Lexi Brumback and Monica Aldama, excitedly cheer for her as she was seen sitting in a bubble bath. Whitney Cummings, who was serving as a host of sorts for the chat, also asked Teigen to help pick what A-list actors would play the Cheer cast in a potential movie about the Navarro cheerleading squad. Michael Buble also stopped in, before avid Cheer fansAshton Kutcher and Mila Kunis joined the call. When ET caught up with fellow Cheer star Jerry Harris in January, he gushed about the support he and his teammates have received since the debut of the series.
The ‘Queen’ of Cheer reveals how Netflix mega-hit changed her life
Aldama is very much the star of Netflix's latest mega-hit Cheer -- the six-part series which reveals the world of cheerleading at its mesmerizing, bone-crunching and jaw-dropping best. Mapping the season of Navarro College's dominant cheer squad, the viral sensation has changed the way thousands of people view the sport. I really set a high standard for myself," Aldama, who has become known as the "Queen of Cheer," told CNN Sport. The kids Aldama continually refers to throughout the show are the young adults who manage to secure a place on her acclaimed team. The work ethic that these kids have is top notch, they will come in and work, work, work.
North Texas’ Navarro College trending online after ‘Cheer’ hits Netflix
A new Netflix docuseries is providing an inside look at the rigorous training of Navarro College’s cheer squad — and people are loving it. “Cheer,” which premiered Wednesday, follows the highs and lows of the squad’s quest for a national title. Navarro College in Corsicana, about an hour southwest of Dallas, is where some of the nation’s top cheerleaders go to cheer under head coach Monica Aldama, according to the show. The squad has won 14 NCA Junior College Division National Championships and five Grand National Champions, held in Daytona Beach, Florida. “It is a raw look into the lives of college students who have come together to fight for a championship,” Aldama wrote on Facebook.