‘Bring It’ Dance Coach Pleads Guilty To Rape Charges 

Contributed by Amber Cooper

A Memphis, Tennesse dance coach pleads guilty to sex charges after exposing his dance student to HIV.  

John Conner III, also known as “Coach John,” on Lifetime’s hit show ‘Bring It’ began romantic relations with a young man after meeting on social media in 2015.

According to Gossiponthis.com,The teen eventually joined Conner’s dance team, the Infamous Dancerettes, but it wasn’t until several months after their first sexual encounter that the teen found out from another source that Conner was HIV positive.”

The young man opened up to his parents about what was happening. Eventually, Conner was charged with criminal exposure to HIV, statutory rape by an authority figure and solicitation of a minor. 

Conner was set to start trial this week, but the The NY Daily News reports that he “reversed his decision and pleaded guilty to felony charges of criminal exposure to HIV, statutory rape by an authority figure and solicitation of a minor. He’s scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 20.” 

“Coach John” and his team were featured on “Bring It” several times. Connor currently has two other cases pending that involve sexual partners.

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