From there, the conversation turned to other topics, the interviewer apparently missing the scoop Eminem had just delivered him.
He showed little emotion when the sentence was passed but his mother and sister broke down in tears.
The victim, who is now aged 16, sat at the back of the court with his mother.
He was caught when the boy's mother arrived home early to find her son being forced to perform oral sex on him.
Judge John Aylmer told Letterkenny Circuit Court he considered such an offence to carry a sentence of six years in prison.
audiences, just greenlit TV’s first reality show about gay dating.
In the summer of 2003, Bravo premiered straight men who were pretending to be gay.
The court had heard how the boy had downloaded an app for the gay dating website Gaydar and created a profile.
Garda Malcolm Hooks told the court how the boy downloaded Gaydar and created a fake profile on it, claiming that he was 19 years old.
As icky as that might sound, in a perverse way, you have to give the show credit.
At least it foregrounded a gay man trying to find love, instead of using gay men as humorous accessories—or potential roadblocks in the path of straight contestants.
However, because of a number of mitigating factors, he reduced the sentence to four years, with the final 12 months suspended.