‘Glee’ actor Blake Jenner pleads no contest to DUI charge
Actor Blake Jenner he pleaded no contest to the DUI charge and the deal will allow him to remain a free man.
The 30-year-old actor was arrested in July 2022 after driving through California. In court documents obtained by The Blast, the “Glee” star has decided to plead guilty to the second charge in his DUI case.
“Glee” actor Blake Jenner is pleading no contest to his latest DUI charge
Last month, “The Edge of Seventeen” actor pleaded no contest to his second DUI case, which involved two separate charges. The first charge was drunken driving; however, it was dismissed at the plea hearing.
In that case, Jenner was convicted and pleaded no contest to “driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or greater.”
Unfortunately, this is not the first time the Florida native has been arrested. He had two previous criminal convictions. One of them was driving without an insurance certificate or with a suspended license in 2015. He did not plead “driving without a valid license” at the time.
‘The Glee Project’ actor has already been busted with a DUI!
He was busted for another DUI a year earlier in 2014. In the end, he pleaded no contest to the “reckless driving” charge. In return, the other charges against him were dropped.
Luckily for Jenner, she was off probation when she was arrested in July 2022, or she would have received a much harsher sentence while on active probation.
For the most recent DUI, “Everybody Wants Some!!” actor was sentenced to five years probation. Jenner must “enroll in, participate in, and successfully complete an 18-month licensed alcohol and other drug education and counseling program.” In other words, you get zero jail time in this case.
Jenner is scheduled to appear in court again on Friday, Feb. 3, where she will have to prove her acceptance into the program.
Jenner attracted the attention of the police after failing to stop at a red light
In July 2022, Blake Jenner was driving through Burbank, California when she reportedly failed to stop at a red light. PEOPLE.
Law enforcement officers began a security check and discovered that the actor was driving above the legal blood alcohol level, according to police records. But Burbank police told the magazine that Jenner was released the same day she was booked.
This news follows his public split with his ex-wife Melissa Benoist. The former couple tied the knot in 2015 and went their separate ways a few years later. In 2019, the “Glee” star accepted Instagram and claimed to be a domestic violence survivor in an emotional video.
Although the “Supergirl” actress didn’t name Jenner, the actor agreed Instagram himself to make a lengthy statement and apologize to his former partner.
Blake Jenner is dealing with domestic violence allegations
In one long, six slide Instagram The “Paradise City” actor began by saying he spent seven months figuring out how to handle “a publicized personal situation. He went on to say: “All this time I have been thinking about a period of my life that I used to keep in the dark because of shame and fear, but I know it needs to be addressed, not only publicly, but privately with the person directly involved and myself. “
He claimed that his relationship with his ex-wife was “rooted in co-dependency, which had serious consequences”. Jenner recalled a physical altercation that happened two years before their relationship ended.
“There was a time when my ex-partner and I got into an argument that escalated and in a moment of frustration, while I was standing in the hallway and he was in our bedroom, I threw my phone aimlessly and it hit my ex-partner. in his face,” he wrote. “I froze in shock and horror as my then-partner screamed in agony, his eyes immediately swelling from the impact of the phone.”
However, Jenner claimed that there was “mental, emotional and physical abuse from both sides” and that the former couple had sought therapy to try to resolve their issues.
Jenner added, “I want to make something very clear: None of this is meant as an excuse, but rather realizations that I’ve had in my healing process and everything that’s happened in my relationship and my life. “