New season of Netflix's 'Cheer' to address arrest of star Jerry Harris

New season of Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ addresses Jerry Harris’ arrest

Last year, Harris was arrested on multiple federal sexual misconduct charges, including soliciting child pornography.

Jerry Harris very famous after the 2020 debut of the hit Netflix docuseries, “Cheer”.

He had a strong presence on the show by encouraging his teammates from Navarro College, in Corsicana, Texas.

The second season of “Cheer” (now streaming on Netflix) addresses the scandal. The show documents the team’s shock over Harris’ downfall, after authorities charged Harris in September 2020 with producing child pornography. According to federal court records, Harris admitted that he requested and received explicit messages on Snapchat from at least 10 to 15 individuals he knew were minors; he had sex with a 15-year-old boy at a cheerleading competition in 2019; and paid 17 years of money in exchange for nude photos.

A compilation of reports reminds viewers of Harris‘s abrupt spiral from celebrity to pariah. This compilation shows Harris before and after his arrest.

“I“It was like an out-of-body experience at the time,”… “I felt like I couldn’t breathe. I was already terrified.” Remembers Monica Aldama (Aldama is the coach who has led the team in 14 national championships since 2000).

Aldama continues. “I couldn’t do anything about it, and I just didn’t want to read it,” in her account of the first hours of the news about Harrys. “really felt like a funeral. I’ve never seen the kids cry so hard. It was just an awful situation.”

Harris contacted Aldama after her arrest in a letter she describes as “so optimistic” in which he shared hopes of being a motivational speaker. “There was not one negative thing in this letter,” she says. “I just was really caught off guard at the hope he had for the future.”

Harris remains in federal prison pending trial. US District Court Judge Heather McShain ruled that Harris has no control over his wishes and poses “a significant danger to the community.” If convicted, he faces 15 to 30 years in federal prison.