Andre Davis, the former professional wrestler who was found guilty of not disclosing his POSITIVE HIV status to several sex partners has been sentenced.
Davis, 29, who used stage names including Gangsta of Love and Sweet Sexy Sensation, was convicted back in November of 14 counts of felonious assault for having sex with women without telling them he’d tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS.
Prosecutors proved that Davis violated state law by not telling a dozen sex partners about his HIV status or flat out lying to them about it.
According to theNew York Daily News, Davis told the judge during Monday’s sentencing hearing that he was a “sex addict” and that his addiction grew worse when he realized he’d lost his dream of becoming a professional wrestler after getting the HIV test results.
The self-professed “sex-addict” said sex addiction is probably the worst addiction anyone could have.
“Drugs and alcohol are terrible, but sex is something everybody wants,” he said.
Davis, who said he didn’t disclose his HIV test results because he didn’t want his family to know, said he never intended to hurt anyone.
“I am not a monster,” he said.
Davis’ attorney claimed his client was sorry for what he had done and that the women Davis slept with also bared some responsibility for choosing to have unprotected sex.
Due to cmedical privacy laws, the judge in the case prohibited attorneys from bringing up whether any of the women were actually infected with the virus, which can be transmitted through unprotected sex.
Davis found out about his HIV status in July 2009, when World Wrestling Entertainment wouldn’t hire him because he failed his physical and tested positive for HIV.
Davis, who could have received over 100 years in prison, faces similar charges in a another county in the State of Ohio.
32 years for possibly infecting 12 women with HIV comes a lil over 2 and half years per victim.
The moral of this story? LADIES, you are responsible for YOUR own bodies. Yeah… he lied and now he’s serving time, but those of you who chose to raw dawg are now facing a possible death sentence too! There are no winners in this case. *sigh*
Wrap it up kids….
Was justice served?