India, July 14 -- A
ctor Drake Bell, has been sentenced to two years' probation on child endangerment charges relating to a girl who met him online. The victim had accused him of sexual contact after she attended his concert when she was 15.
Bell, 35, pleaded guilty last month via an online appearance to felony, attempted child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Cuyahoga County Judge Timothy McCormick is allowing Bell to serve probation and 200 hours of community service in California.
"I accept this plea because my conduct was wrong," Bell said during his online appearance, adding, "I'm sorry the victim was harmed. It was not my intention."
The victim, who is 19, spoke at length about th...