Alex Da Silva Sentenced to 10 Years For Rape

by at . Comments

Former So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Alex Da Silva has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a former dance student, reports say.

Da Silva was arrested back in 2009 for a whole host of felonies.

The 43-year-old was charged with sexually assaulting four women, all former dance students of his between the ages of 20 and 26 at the time. Sick.

Da Silva was convicted of one count of rape and one count of assault with intent to rape. The jury deadlocked on the other charges, which were dismissed.

Da Silva appeared on Seasons 1-4 of SYTYCD (above, mentoring now-DWTS pro Chelsie Hightower). He was ordered to register as a sex offender for life.

Fellow one-time SYTYCD mainstay Shane Sparks was also charged with a sex offense recently, pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor.

Tags: ,
Like Us On Facebook

More From The Hollywood Gossip

Tony-dungy-i-would-not-draft-michael-sam

Tony Dungy Defends Michael Sam Comments, Denies Homophobia

Tony Dungy says he is not homophobic. The Super Bowl-winning coach is defending his Michael Sam comments.
Justin-bieber-wheelchair

Justin Bieber Uses Wheelchair at Disneyland: WHY?!?

Did Justin Bieber use a wheelchair at Disneyland to cut the lines? Would he actually do that?!?
Bella-hadid-photo

Bella Hadid, Daughter of Yolanda Foster, Arrested For DUI

Bella Hadid, the daughter of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, has been arrested for DUI.
Justin-bieber-violating-probation-by-partying

Justin Bieber to Be Placed Under Citizen's Arrest for Drug Use?

Justin Bieber may be in a lot of trouble with the law. Yes, folks, again.

Avatar

I went out salsa dancing with him and he asked me first to meet him at his home--he tried to show me all of his salsa videos- I was not interested-he tried to kiss me--I would not, then I got the hell out of there---he was soooooo creepy-----he was much different at his home when we were alone, then when I would dance with him at the salsa clubs----this news does not shock me!!!!

Avatar
@ melissa

He did not rape you? Did he? He was pushy but once you set the line as in your case he back down. What were you doing at his hous (alone) in the first place?

Avatar

if i had a daughter i'll give her a knife/pistol after hearing this shit.

Avatar

if i had a daughter i'll give a knife after hearing this shit.

Avatar

let some dudes give him anal as in Pulp Fiction; and shot his balls and weener off with a shotgun before he gets released so he cant rape again.

Avatar

Girls, Women: always wear a pocket knife.

Avatar

acid bath, or death by electric chair that lasts 24 hours. rape is worse than murder. you sick fark.

Avatar

u give dancing a bad name.

Avatar

go to electric chair that lasts 10 minutes.

Avatar

Alex is a jerk. I have known since 1990 and he always pushy with women. Had no respect for them or their dates or boyfriends. It took over 20 years for him to pay a little price for his actions.

Avatar

Lmfao.........@Kay that's a good one......hahaha