Drake Bell Pleads Guilty To Attempted Child Endangerment Of 15-Year-Old Then Jumps On Instagram Live
Drake Bell has pled guilty to felony attempted child endangerment of a 15-year-old, then he jumped on Instagram Live.
The 34-year-old former Nickelodeon star appeared unbothered after his court appearance on Wednesday via Zoom.
The actor -- known for his role on Drake & Josh -- also pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.
Minutes later, Drake Bell went live on Instagram to serenade his 4.3 million followers. His song choice was interesting, especially considering the circumstances.
Appearing to be in great spirits, the star sang the theme song from Toy Story, You've Got a Friend in Me.
Still wearing the salmon-colored shirt that he sported for his virtual court appearance, Drake didn't seem fazed despite his sentencing still looming.
Sentencing is scheduled for July 12 in Cleveland.
Defense attorney Ian Friedman said the reasoning "why Mr. Bell chose to enter today's plea" was revealed during the hearing, but he refused to comment any further.
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As RadarOnline.com reported, Cleveland police took Bell into custody on Thursday, June 3.
RadarOnline.com exclusively learned, Drake Bell's alleged victim was only 15 years old when he “recklessly” attempted to “create a substantial risk to” her health and safety.
He appeared before Cuyahoga County court and originally pled not guilty to the incident, which reportedly occurred in December 2017.
Drake Bell posted a $2,500 bond and was released.
That didn't stop him from claiming that he's headed down south.
As RadarOnline.com reported, Drake Bell was on the hunt for a tattoo artist in Mexico City, which indicates he still thinks the show will go on despite his arrest.
He is scheduled to perform a series of concerts around the country in September, including one in Mexico next month.
As for that salmon-colored shirt, it appears to be Drake Bell's favorite.
He was also sporting a similar one when he smirked for his disturbing mug shot.