Steven Russo Faces Multiple Charges For Holding An Part With A Stripper Pole For High School Cheerleaders
HS Cheerleading

36 Year Old Fathers Of High School Kids Shouldn't Have Cheerleaders Over To Dance On His Stripper Pole.

3/2/09 in HS Cheerleading   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Steven Russo is the 36 year old father of a 17-year old student at Freedom High. He let his son invite some of his friends over for a party at his house. Cool dad, right?

Not so much. Apparently Mr. Russo was a little too interested in his son's friends. Scratch that. Make it WAY too interested.

According to reports, Russo gave alcohol to a gruop of 14-16 year olds, encouraged underaged girls to take their shirts off, had them dance on a stripper pole, and posed for pictures kissing the 36-year old.

Worst party idea ever? Quite possibly. As could be expected, pictures of the party ended up on Facebook.


"Photos of an FHS cheerleader dancing on a stripper pole in uniform and with an alcoholic beverage in hand surfaced on Facebook.
At the party, Russo served alcohol to his son's teenage friends and encouraged the girls present to take a turn on the stripper pole in his basement, records say. Teenagers who attended the party later told police Russo hosts teenage drinking parties on a regular basis, records say.

The girls said Russo did not try anything with them, but encouraged one 16-year-old as she removed her shirt during the Dec. 12 party.
One teen mentioned Russo's house has a room called "the cave" on the second floor where people have sex. One boy claimed he was there that night because another teen planned to have sex and he was "hooking up," with one of the other girls. The boy said they left after his friend was finished.
A 14-year-old girl said she drank Red Bull and vodka at the party and Russo's son became sick from excessive consumption. She later sneaked out of the house with a friend because "the rule is that if you drink alcohol there you have to sleep over because (Russo) doesn't want to get in trouble ..."

It sounds like Mr. Russo is in quite a bit of trouble now. From the sounds of it, this stuff has been going on for a while at his house, and the idea of a 16-year old stripping as he watched and cheered her on certainly won't help his cause.

The 16-year old was removed from the cheerleading team, and the police continue to investigate Mr. Russo. Looks like there won't be any more parties at HIS house.

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3/2/09   |   THE_Smoot   |   70 respect

DigitalSquire wrote:


3/2/09   |   Bojackcadillac

Sounds like fun until you get caught. I will be curious to see what kind of trouble this guy gets in. Not very smart dad.

3/2/09   |   Keeter   |   92 respect

Maybe he would've gone out, but Mark Chumura wasn't available to baby-sit...............

3/2/09   |   DigitalSquire   |   1 respect

3/2/09   |   shox13191

looks like these kids are going to have to find some other irresponsible-wanna fit in with my kids friends-pushover to by them booze

3/2/09   |   chicachericola   |   2 respect

The thing that kills me is that the pictures ended up on facebook. Have we not had enough of these kinds of incidents that people would have learned by now DO NOT PUT EVIDENCE OF YOUR MISADVENTURES ON A PUBLIC WEBSITE! How much more clear can it be? No matter how private you make it, someone can still see it and that is one person too many. I don't even feel bad for these people anymore. If you are stupid enough to post it, you deserve to get caught. That includes those girls too. After the age of 13, you are old enough to know that pole dancing and drinking with a 36 year old man is wrong. As a matter of fact, it should have been downright creepy.

3/2/09   |   elevenbravo138again   |   1163 respect

100%InjuryRate wrote:
Early candidate for Father of the Year.

As presented by the Jerry Springer Foundation: Because Families the Party Together, Are Hearty Together!

3/2/09   |     |   1 respect

100%InjuryRate wrote:
Early candidate for Father of the Year.

Move over Mr. Brady...

3/2/09   |   yanksawboy   |   8 respect

100%InjuryRate wrote:
Early candidate for Father of the Year.

 Just like Jason Richardson.

3/2/09   |   BluDevil   |   618 respect

Come on, this kid is going to have a great life with this guy as his role model! He's totally prepared now for a career as a bytch slapping pimp. Man I wish my dad would have had a stripper pole in our basement growing up. Then I might have grown up to be a strip club owner instead of a message board haunting sports fanatic.

3/2/09   |   mel9133694

I wonder if this guy is married, if not i'm sure now we can all understand why his wife left him.  His poor kid doesn't stand a chance in life with him as his role model.

3/2/09   |   FlickityFlo

Mom: where are u off to, girls
Daughter: we are going to the Russo's
Mom: Oh what is going on over there
Daughter: We are gonna practice our pole dancing errrrrrrrr... study for the bio test on monday
Mom: K be home by midnight!!!!

Just another night at "The CAVE" cue the music....

3/2/09   |   DigitalSquire   |   1 respect

Go directly to jail .. do not pass go .. do not collect $200.

3/2/09   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Early candidate for Father of the Year.