Actor and singer Drake Bell, best known for appearing in the popular Nickelodeon series “Drake & Josh”, has pleaded guilty to two felonies involving minors. He was also sentenced to two years’ probation and 200 hours of community service in court last Monday (12).
And his former “Drake & Josh” co-star Josh Peck has reacted to the actor’s conviction. At the premiere of his new Disney + series, the remake of the classic “An Almost Perfect Duo” (Turner & Hooch), he was asked about it by Variety magazine.
At the time, the 34-year-old actor was showing his outrage at the crimes committed by his former serial partner:
“It’s disturbing and it’s an unfortunate situation. It’s disappointing.”
Recall the case:
During his hearing, Bell pleaded guilty to endangering children for exhibiting inappropriate sexual content. At the time, the judge noted:
“I understand there was a plea deal in which the accused will plead guilty to attempting to endanger children, a fourth degree felony [e] will plead guilty of disclosure of material prejudicial to minors, a first degree offense ”.
He then informed the Nickelodeon star, whose birth name is Jared Bell, that attempting to endanger children results in six to 18 months in prison in monthly installments and / or a fine of up to 5 months. $ 000, although jail time is not mandatory. . The second count carries up to six months in prison and / or a fine of up to $ 1,000.
The sentencing hearing will take place on July 12, when the victim can read their statement if they wish.
In an official statement to celebrity magazine, Bell’s attorney, Ian Friedman, noted that “all questions relating to this case will be answered at the sentencing hearing, including the real reason Mr. . Bell filed a plea agreement “.
Recall that a year ago, Bell’s ex-girlfriend, Melissa Lingafelt, accused the musician of verbal and physical assault. At the time, he denied all the allegations in a statement, also published to People magazine.
Remember the opening for ‘Drake & Josh’:
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