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Andrea Clevenger Of TLC's 'Cheer Perfection' Gets 10 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault Of Boy

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Andrea Clevenger
Andrea Clevenger

An Arkansas mother who appeared on a reality television show was sentenced to prison for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old family friend on Thursday.

Andrea Clevenger of TLC's 'Cheer Perfection,' a show about competitive cheerleaders, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree sexual assault and engaging a child in sexually explicit conduct.

She was initially charged with rape, to which she pleaded not guilty.

She received two 10-year prison sentences and two 10-year suspended sentences. It is not known if they will be served concurrently or consecutively, according to THV-11. She must also register as a sex offender.

Clevenger was arrested in January following an investigation into allegations that she'd had several sexual encounters with a 13-year-old boy at her home and in her car.

In a forensic interview, the victim, who knew Clevenger's family, told police that the woman had sent pornography and naked photos of herself to his cell phone. Those claims were later confirmed by investigators, who noted that the victim's phone contained "numerous images of females in various states of undress... [and] several images of an exposed penis."

"It's sickening, just absolutely disgusting and especially that age," a local mother who did not want to be identified told KARK in January. "I think the little boy... being 12, 13, 14 -- however old he was -- he probably wasn't in the right state of mind to even know if it's right or wrong, honestly."

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