Comedienne’s daughter admits she told Barnegat man she was 19
TOMS RIVER– The daughter of Rosie O’Donnell told a judge Friday she lied about her age to the 25-year-old Barnegat man she was found with after running away from home last month, app.com reported.
Chelsea O’Donnell appeared at a bail hearing for Steven M. Sheerer, who has been charged with sending her a nude picture, admitting she told the man she was 19. The daughter of the comedienne was 17 at the time. Chelsea O’Donnell was later found at Sheerer’s home unharmed a few days after she ran away from her mother’s New York State home Aug. 11.
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Sheerer was charged with child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor. Following O’Donnell’s admission in court Friday, Sheerer’s bail has been reduced to $10,000 with a 10 percent cash option. The judge also lifted a provision barring Sheerer from having contact with O’Donnell, who has since turned 18 and wants to see Sheerer, his attorney said.
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