Convicted former NFL cheerleader to cash in with own reality show
The former NFL cheerleader and teacher that pleaded guilty earlier this month to sleeping with one of her 17-year-old high school students will apparently cash in on her crime with her very own reality TV show.
495 Productions, the creators of Jersey Shore, have reportedly approached the disgraced cheerleader about developing a program that will air on the cable channel Oxygen.
Jones’ ex-husband Nathan Wilburn and his father, Fred Wilburn, have spoken out against the new show, calling it “obscene.” “It is just disgusting that she is going to make money after telling so many lies and ruining my son’s life,” the father reportedly said told MailOnline.
Sarah Jones, 27, pleaded guilty on October 8 to the charge of having sex with a minor but received no jail time as part of her plea agreement. She received five years of probation and did not have to register as a sex offender.
She admitted in court that what she did was wrong, “I began a romantic relationship while he was a student and I was in a position of authority.”
In an exclusive interview with Dateline following her plea, Jones appeared with her now 18-year-old beau and “boyfriend” Cody York talking about how much they are in love. It appears now that their love story, or at least her role in it, will launch her into reality TV stardom.
“We feel that it is a just and it is a fair result,” prosecutor Sara Farmer said after the plea agreement was finalized. “It’s certainly difficult when a victim and his family don’t cooperate by not providing information, but it makes our case a lot harder when they’re actually proactive for a defendant, and in this case, the family was more than supportive of the Jones (family). They were proactive for them.”
Ryan Kerns, Esq., Wild About Trial
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