Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell was given two years of probation and a suspended one-year jail sentence after he pleaded guilty last month to counts of attempted child endangerment and dissemination of matter harmful to juveniles.
Bell, whose given forename is Jared, appeared virtually for the sentencing on Monday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas courtroom with Judge Timothy McCormick, during which the claims against him were made public for the first time.
Bell’s victim, now 19-years-old but only 15 during the time of the alleged incident, gave a statement during the hearing, introducing new, disturbing allegations of sexual misconduct.
“I chose to write this statement because I want justice to be served more than anything,” she began over Zoom. “The only time