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Glee’s Mark Salling pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

After striking a plea deal, former Glee actor Mark Salling is going to prison for possessing child pornography.

Salling, 35, portrayed Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the TV show from 2009 to 2015. It quickly earned a huge gay fanbase.

Though he faces up to 20 years in jail, court documents procured by The Blast suggest he’ll only serve four to seven years due to a plea bargain.

According to The Blast, he’ll have to register as a sex offender and can’t communicate with anyone under the age of 18 unless a parent or guardian is present.

Once out of jail, he’ll be legally required to stay at least 100 feet away from schools, parks, playgrounds, public swimming pools, and arcades.

Related: Actor Mark Salling, “Puck” on “Glee,” Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

He’s also been ordered to pay $50,000 to any victim that requests it.

As People reports, investigators found over 25,000 images and 600 videos of child pornography on Salling’s computers and thumb drives.

He was arrested in December 2015 at his Los Angeles home after a former girlfriend notified police about his child porn collection.

In May 2016, Salling was formally charged with receiving and possessing child porn.

His trial began on September 12.

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