Tennessee Host Arrested On Charges He Assaulted Teen
April 1, 2015 at 4:03 AM (PT)
B&E BROADCASTING AC-Variety WSLV-A/ARDMORE, TN "THE WORST DAMN SPORTS SHOW" afternoon host JOHNNY MANSELL has been arrested on charges he assaulted a 17-year-old female at the station in FEBRUARY, reports the NEWS COURIER.
MANSELL, who was convicted of rape and sexual abuse of a 14-year-old female in 1992, is alleged to have "made physical contact with the victim and was offensive and provocative toward the victim," according to reports.
Station owner BECKY PARSONS told the paper that MANSELL has been terminated from the station. ABC affiliate WKRN-TV/NASHVILLE reports that MANSELL has posted a $2,500 appearance bond.