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  1. crime
    Two Cheerleaders Were Shot After Nearly Getting Into the Wrong CarPedro Tello Rodriguez Jr., 25, has been charged with deadly conduct.
  2. power
    Jerry Harris Has Been Sentenced to 12 Years in PrisonThe former Cheer star was arrested and charged with the production of child pornography in 2020.
  3. culture
    Jerry Harris Was Our HeroHe was the most-loved cheerleader on Cheer’s premiere season. Season two charts his downfall.
  4. crime
    This Creepy Cheerleading-Mom Story Is the Stuff of NightmaresA Philadelphia woman has been accused of creating nude deep fakes of her teenage daughter’s rivals.
  5. the cut podcast
    Listen to the First Episode of The Cut Podcast NowEvery Wednesday, starting today.
  6. cut chats
    Janelle Monáe and La’Darius Marshall Talk Identity and Integrity“You were designed to do something that only you could do.”
  7. cut covers
    Rah-Rah, BitchesLa’Darius Marshall is the real breakout star of Cheer.
  8. recommendations
    The Best New Teen Drama That You Probably Didn’t SeeDare Me is a perfect blend of Cheer and Euphoria.
  9. nfl
    NFL Cheerleaders Say They Were Required to Pose Topless, Serve as EscortsFormer cheerleaders for the Washington Redskins said they felt the team was “pimping” them out during a trip to Costa Rica in 2013.
  10. booleading
    No Sweatpants in Public, and Other Harsh Rules for NFL CheerleadersA new report details what can get cheerleaders fired.
  11. activism
    The Cheerleader Behind the Viral #TakeAKnee PhotoWhen Raianna Brown tweeted a photo of herself kneeling during a Georgia Tech football game, she never expected to get the reaction it did.
  12. crime
    Video of a Cheerleader Forced to Do a Split Leads to a Police InvestigationThe video shows a 13-year-old girl allegedly being forced into a splits position while screaming in pain.
  13. Black Cheerleader at Georgia College Says Fan Threw Bottle, Shouted Racial SlursShe posted on Facebook in response to the alleged racism.
  14. major don’t
    Body-Shaming Cheer Squad Poster Causes OutrageRequirements include: bronze, beachy glow, false lashes, and minimal clothing.
  15. deep dives
    The Mysteries of Cheerleader InstagramThere is Good Instagram and Great Instagram; this is Great.
  16. football season
    Cheerleading Is the Most Dangerous Girls’ SportAnd, yes, it’s a sport.