What are the charges against porn star Ron Jeremy?

PORN star Ron Jeremy is facing 20 new sexual assault and groping charges brought forth by Los Angeles County prosecutors on Monday.

Jeremy was arrested in June after dozens of women reported allegations against him to authorities dating back to 2004.

Here is more on Ron Jeremy’s charges. 

Who is Ron Jeremy? 

Ron Jeremy, 67, is an American porn star and filmmaker.

He is known as “The Hedgehog” and was ranked by Adult Video News as number one in their "50 Top Porn Stars of All Time" list.

What has he been accused of? 

Jeremy has been accused of sexual battery and forcible rape against over 13 women since 2004.

Officials said the new charges filed on Monday span 16 years and involve victims from 15 to 54 years old.

The district attorney's office allege that Jeremy sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at a party in Santa Clarita, California, in June 2004.

Jeremy is accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Hollywood on New Years Day.

Six women have also claimed that Jeremy allegedly assaulted them on separate occasions  inside a West Hollywood bar he would frequent.

Another woman claims she was assaulted in the bar’s parking lot.

What are the charges against him? 

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a news release on Monday that the criminal complaint against Jeremy was amended.

The official charges he faces include sexual battery, rape, forced oral sex, and penetration by a foreign object on an unconscious or sleeping victim, and lewd conduct with a 15-year-old girl.

If convicted, Jeremy faces a possible maximum sentence of more than 250 years to life in prison.

He pleaded not guilty in June following his arrest.

Jeremy’s defense argued for a lower bail amount but nothing has been granted as of yet.

His bail is set at $6.6million.

When was he a porn star?

Jeremy began his career as a porn star in 1979 after a girlfriend of his sent over a photo of him to Playgirl magazine for appearance in its Boy Next Door pages. 

He has starred in over 800 adult films throughout his career in the industry.


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