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Mark Salling reportedly takes plea deal in child porn case

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According to the deal, he agreed to make restitution to the victims, paying "approximately $50,000" to each who has requested it. He must also enter a sex offender treatment program.

As part of his confession, Salling copped to downloading "thousands of images of child pornography" from his computer in his Los Angeles home.

One of the original cast members of the hit Fox musical dramedy, Salling starred on Glee as Noah "Puck" Puckerman from 2009 to 2015.

Mark Salling was charged with two counts of child porn after over 50,000 explicit images of children were found on his personal computer.

Though he attempted to hide his illegal behavior, he showed the horrific images to an "adult woman in the context of their sexual relationship".

He was initially facing 20 years jail time, but TMZ reports that prosecutors are now seeking a sentence of between four and seven years, with 20 years of supervised release.

Salling's ex-girlfriend and former Glee costar Naya Rivera wrote in her 2016 memoir, Sorry Not Sorry, that she wasn't "totally shocked" by the charges against him.

According to new court documents, obtained by The Blast, Salling must also register as a sex offender, have no communication with anyone under the age of 18, and stay at least 100 feet away from schoolyards and parks, public swimming pools, playgrounds, and video arcades. After the horrifying discovery, Salling was cut from the film "Gods and Secrets".

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