Benda pleaded guilty to the charge in November 2012. The charge was dismissed in July 2014 after he successfully completed two years of probation.
Such a legal arrangement is called a stay of adjudication.
Wearing a baseball cap with the name of the show’s seedy apartment complex — The Dunes — sewn on the front, Ellis, 35, speaks candidly about the sexual politics that permeate the HBO comedy, now in its second season. When he signed on to do the show, Ellis knew there would be some nudity involved, but admits “there are days where I’m like, ‘Really? “I look very different on camera because of that,” he says.
We see Issa swiping away her loneliness on Tinder while Lawrence lets total strangers pick him up at the supermarket. Prior to “Insecure,” Ellis starred on BET’s “The Game” as Bryce Westbrook, the wide receiver draft pick from Stanford University, a character he describes as “super arrogant.” Ironically, Ellis says more guys come up to talk to him about Lawrence than the successful jock.
5, 2015: Samuel Benda, now 21, was charged in 2011 with possession of child pornography for having a nude photo of his 17-year-old high school girlfriend on his cellphone, taken on the night of their prom.The photo is a reflection of her and Benda, his hands covering her body. The girl later told a Dakota County judge that she had forgotten about the picture until police came to her house and asked about it. Benda was convicted of felony child-pornography possession and is awaiting sentencing.Teens and young adults sometimes aren’t aware of the possible criminal consequences of dating someone underage, attorneys say.A Miami Beach man mounted an extensive cyber-campaign to harass his ex-girlfriend by posting dozens of pornographic photos of the woman, even sending many images to her coworkers, authorities said.Antonio Giansante, 37, was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of child pornography, video voyeurism and cyber stalking.