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Alex DeSilva Arrested For Sexual Assault

Alex DeSilva Arrested For Sexual Assault

So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Alex DeSilva has been arrested for multiple sexual assaults, reports BNO News.

The 41-year-old was arrested in connection for four sexual assaults that occurred between May 2003 and March 28, 2009.

The Los Angeles Police Department said, “The four victims in this case were all students of DeSilva at the time of the assaults. The victims alleged that he lured them to his homes in North Hollywood and Van Nuys. He then used a ruse to get them into his bedroom where he raped them.”

DeSilva‘s bail has been set at $3.8 million.

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  • vanessa

    that sucks

  • raye

    oooh lala someone is in biiiiig trouble

  • nessa

    wow .. that was unexpected.

  • dundies

    HOLY FUCKING SHIT!!!!! pardon my french and pun (assuming he’s french) but this is terrible

  • Mailah

    OMG this is so unexpected!!! I loved his work on SYTYCD!
    This is terrible :(

  • MAZZIE

    i hope this scumbag rotts in hell.

  • http://www.stingergirlz.com Mitchf

    If more girls and women protected themselves with personal protection devices such as tasers, stun guns, mace or pepperspray, less of this would be happening. There’s a great site if you know a female that may be in this situation….bought a device for my wife and one for my daughter….go to http://www.stingergirlz.com…great selection, great prices and great resource for women who are victims or may potentially be a victim.

  • Hannah

    Damnnn that shit is fucked up

  • carly

    Just glad they got him!

  • vishaal

    WOW! Unexpected! Raped? DAMN him. So sad.

  • Twifanatic Amanda

    Wow. That is terrible.

  • MickeyVonDutch

    He is a nice enough looking guy and apparantly talented as well. What on God’s green earth made him do this? How about going on a simple date? I sincerely hope that his new roommate is big and hairy.

  • Candace

    what a sick f**k! Ugh!

  • LOLITA

    i am sure there is a lots of women that he slept with i’ve seen him,,,, i didn’t know he goes for rape …. it’s sucks to waste talent anyways who am i to judge.

  • http://yahoo.com mayan fans

    oh wow this isnt new hes bin doing that for many years!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • hrhkat

    …eh I know its wrong but I would probably let him rape me…lol

  • mju8

    $3.8 million?!!!! that is one heck of a bail amount.
    how did the producers not know he was a rapist and had been for so long?

  • CJ

    this is why i don’t watch these silly reality-based shows…………..hypotcries……..fraud …….phony …shows designed to keep us the american public from seeing the big issues…………bank failures……..high unemployment………………..where is the basic art and culture……….looks like it’s gone forever………………wake up people………peace

  • Julie

    Really? He lured you to his house…ok…i can accept that. “He then used a ruse to get them into his bedroom where he raped them.” I mean…are you THAT stupid or dumb?

    I mean, as soon as you’re at his house ALONE..you know u are putting yourself in a situation. And NOW suddenly he is a lil famous…you start suing his ass……

  • http://www.vectormotors.com gerard Vandenberg

    I REALLY THINK HE HAS A “little” PROBLEM NOW, folks?

  • http://rantsthoughtsmerde.blogspot.com/ Nativenyker

    Wow! This is all types of messed up!

    xo
    Rants, Thoughts & Merde
    http://rantsthoughtsmerde.blogspot.com/2009/04/reader-request-sunjata-nude.html

  • Shisha

    That’s disgusting. He deserves to go to jail. Hope he’ll be punished fairly. Is he really French?

  • cheryl

    #16… you’re a disgusting pig

    and so is this guy. you two deserve eachother.

    do you even know how it feels to be raped? just STFU!

  • joe

    big bubba will be teaching him some moves in the slammer

  • Raffy

    It’s about “f——” time! This bastard has had a reputation for being a rapist for years. So glad the law is finally doing something about it and that everyone knows that truth- Alex Da Silva is a serial rapist and uses his dancing abilities to prey upon women. Dancer in disguise. May he rot is prison where he belongs.

  • http://justjared Tiana

    1 word….DAMN!!!!

  • Salsa

    Isn’t he a Brazilian dancer on DWTS?

  • Adancer

    WOW would have never thought he’d put his fame, fortune and dancing on the line. How unfortunate for him to stoop so low.

  • Marieme

    You just never know, do you?

    What an absolute sick a**hole.

  • Alan

    It’s about time!! This ass has harrassed way to many women including one of my friends that had to get a restraining order against him.

  • somedude

    Dont women like Latin Lovers? They got what they wanted…

  • Al

    You’re right! It’s “is” about time!! He should’ve been aressted years ago.

  • crock

    FYI dundies…He’s NOT FRENCH…He’s LATIN…OKA Spanish, but NOT MEXICAN…I take it geography wasn’t your strongest subject in school.

  • cj

    well we dont know if he raped girls or boys.
    it just said students
    he does look gay u know

  • rob

    ya
    he does look gay
    most guys on sytycd r gay
    ok

  • dancer

    Everyone is getting the wrong impression over this whole arrest thing. maybe if you were to meet the girls hes accused for you would think diferent about him.

  • juanita

    those women didn’t prevent “the rape” from happening or else he wouldn’t have raped them. i know Alex and im shocked to this i doubt he raped them, they wanted it.
    oh and by the way he isn’t african american, french, or mexican. he’s brazilian goddamn it

  • juanita

    the women could of pushed him off

  • juanita

    the women could of fought him off

  • alexa

    that really sux. never expect this will happen to him :(

    http://www.lowratemortgagetoday.com

  • Dee

    I was a beg. salsa student of his in the 1999-2000. He liked the pretty gals, that’s for sure!

  • Dee

    Also, what did the victims expect? A free dance lesson at his HOUSE? C’mon get a clue..

  • Salsa instructor hater

    Yup, so what else is new?? I bet you anything all the male “salsa instructors” are going to lay low and/or he’s going to rat them out!!

  • reina

    It is about time the authorities did something. It all started in 2003? Well that is what the books show. I am certain there are more woman out there!!

  • Fern

    Let me say something to this outcome. I see that in the Salsa scene, most women throw themselves at these instructors. Typical guys master the skill of salsa so that they can connect with these ladies to that level. Alex is a skillful and extremely talented man. He is smooth and weman love him. If anything he should turn around and sew for defamation of character.

  • Liz

    I actually know Alex and he is a creep! I will admit he is very talented, but he does come across as a creep.
    To “Julie” the word “ruse” means a plan, so if he had a plan then I do not blame the women, we all know how women can be around “celebrities” they become desperate for the attention…BUT that in no way shape or form gives him the right to force himself on ANYONE if in fact he did..to #16 “HRHKAT” How dumb are you to even make a comment like that. You don’t have to have been raped to know how horrific it is and for you to say you would “allow” him..do you not have any self respect?
    People like you make me ill and maybe you need to visit men and women who have been through such a crime to actually understand what you said you would agree to… I can only hope you would never be in such a position!
    This is a sad, sad day to have read about this especially because I just finished working with him and I would hate to know he was capable of such a crime!

  • Yolanda Arias-Arenas

    Sounds like some women got jealous and got together to teach him a lesson. Come on, if some guy sexually assaulted me I would report him immediately, not wait 6 years.

  • Al

    to Juanita and Fern,
    It’s obvious that you “do not” know Alex and how he treats women with unexcusable disrespect. He’s thinks he is kingsh#t and I know several girls that hate him because of that. One girl got a restraining order against him because he was telling her “for $50 dollars” I can make you disappear”. One of his former dance partners stood him up at the finals of one competition because he was harrasing her and threatened her with physical violence.
    His actions are his alone and are no reflection on the rest of the male salsa instructors. There may be some that use there skills to their advantage and to meet women, but there are many that enjoy teaching and do it for the love of salsa.

  • Lexxie

    No one really knows what happened. For anyone to even say that he did or didn’t is irrelevant. Thats for the police and the courts to decide now. What people need to focus on is the fact that these girls put themselves in a postion that should never have occurred. i’m not saying that its right to be raped, but in this day and age we all “men and women” need to be cautious of going alone to places with people we hardly know. If you want to; then take a friend. Having a weapon doesnt mean you’ll have the oppurtonity to use it. But having a person thats there to look out for you will decrease the risk of something bad happening.

  • Law Wheels

    I heard the guy was a womanizer and a dog, even before I knew who he was. He only weighs a buck and a quarter soaking wet. Any woman who weighs 120 lbs should have been able to slap him and curse him out and would have scared him. This guys has hundreds of women and twice as many groupies on the side. These woman probably went to his pad because he is a cutie pie and he can dance real well. They probably thought they had a shot at being his girlfriend so they made themselves vulnerable. When they realized this guy was full of himself and that he did not respect them they had second thoughts, but the trap was already set. The women were stupid and he is stupid for putting his life on the line for sex…. or should i say, his ego. I am not saying he is guilty or innocent; however, getting a woman alone to your home, then into the bedroom, has to be the oldest trick in the book. We used to try that in junior high…. What were they thinking?

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