File this under: Shit I didn’t know, but should’ve. There’s a good reason for why Jeffrey Jones looks like he’ll gently sit you on a stool in front of his camera and tell you to focus on the birdie over his lens after slowly taking off your romper. That’s because he’s done that sort of shit in the past and it landed his name on the sex offenders list. Bitch does look like someone whose passport is filled with stamps from Thailand.
Back in 2003, Jeffrey, who played Principal Rooney in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Deetz in Beetle Juice, was arrested after he hired a 14-year-old boy to pose for sexually explicit pictures. A judge sentenced Jeffrey to five years probation and ordered him to get therapy. Jeffrey is also required to register as a child toucher every single year. But last September, Jeffrey failed to register (A FELONY!!!) and so the cops busted him. Jeffrey was later released from jail on $20,000 bail. Jeffrey could go to the chokey for three years if convicted.
Now, every time I watch Howard the Duck (which is often, you know) I’ll have to hide behind my Chris Hansen cardboard cutout when Jeffrey Jones does that shit with his tongue. Movie ruiner!