The former NFL cheerleader who admitted in court to having sex with a minor reportedly is getting her own reality TV show, though her attorney is denying the report.
Radar Online reports that 495 Productions, which created the popular MTV show “Jersey Shore,” is giving a reality show to ex-Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones. Jones admitted to having sex with her then-underage student while she was a high school teacher. She pleaded guilty to lesser charges on Oct. 8 and avoided jail time as part of a plea deal.
There is no word when the show will begin production or what network will air it. 495 Productions has produced/created “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila,” “Tool Academy,” “Disaster Date,” which appeared on MTV or VH1, as well as “Jersey Shore” and its spinoff shows. A few of their other shows have appeared on Oxygen or A&E.
“A lot of people are going to be outraged I imagine when they find out she’s getting a show,” a source told Radar Online. “She is basically being rewarded for breaking the law!
“She’s totally cashing in on her crime, and I’m pretty sure that if it was a 27-year-old man that had pleaded guilty to having sex with his 17-year-old female student he wouldn’t have been given a TV show!”
Radar Online’s source is exactly right. Jones somehow avoided jail time when you can almost guarantee that a male would have been tossed in prison. Not only that, but Jones flaunted her relationship with the student when the two walked out of the courtroom holding hands.
Rather than thanking her lucky stars that she escaped any serious charges, Jones seems to be profiting off her notoriety.
“This whole scandal has turned into one big payday for Sarah,” the source told Radar Online. “She was boasting that she ‘made bank’ for her Dateline interview last week and now she is going to be paid for appearing in her own reality TV show. It’s sick.”
Jones’ attorney, Eric Deters, has denied the report.
“Sarah Jones does NOT have a reality show, plans or discussions about one. This report is false,” Deters told WLWT in an email.
It’s bad enough that Jones escaped jail time. Now someone is going to make her a rich TV star? We better hope that doesn’t happen.
At last check, Jones was working at her attorney’s office and thinking about pursuing a legal career. We shall see what happens with her future.
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