Reality TV Star Charged With Rape of Teen Boy

Andrea Clevenger Rape Charge

Arkansas woman Andrea Clevenger, one of the mothers featured on the TLC reality show “Cheer Perfection,” has been charged with the rape of a 13-year-old boy after turning herself in to authorities Tuesday.

According to KARK, the 33-year-old was charged with one count of rape and one count of engaging children in sexually explicit conduct for use in a visual or print medium.

Police started to investigate the case after receiving a tip from the Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline on Nov. 27.

An arrest affidavit dated Jan. 13 revealed that the boy knew Clevenger’s family. On Nov. 8 he visited Clevenger’s home in Sherwood, Ark., where she allegedly made advances on him that resulted in the two having sex on a couch.

The victim also told police that this was not his first encounter with Clevenger, explaining in an interview that they had oral sex two different times in October . The boy said both instances took place in Clevenger’s car.

Forensic investigation of the boy’s cell phone also revealed that Clevenger had sent him pornographic images.

TLC has not yet commented.

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