“America’s Best Dance Crew” judge Shane Sparks was arrested Friday on eight counts of child molestation.
The 40-year-old Sparks was taken into custody at his home Friday morning on a felony warrant charging eight counts of unlawful sexual acts with a minor, according to several reports. The incidents date back to 1994 and went on for several years, police reports say.
]]>E!. “She was under 15 when the alleged crimes occurred. She is an adult now and came forward to authorities.”
An MTV rep couldn’t be reached for comment on Friday afternoon. MTV is scheduled to begin a new season of “ABDC” on Jan. 28, with Sparks returning as a judge; there’s no word yet on how his arrest might affect the show.
Sparks has also worked as a choreographer on “So You Think You Can Dance,” where he earned an Emmy nomination for best choreography last year.
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