NEW YORK (CBS) Bryan Masche, reality tv's "Raising Sextuplets" dad, is facing a new reality, after pleading guilty to two counts of domestic violence.
The 32-year-old father of six pleaded guilty Thursday in Arizona Municipal Court to misdemeanor counts of threatening and intimidating, along with disorderly conduct, after he lost his temper and yelled obscenities at his family.
According to E! News Online, a possible jail term for Masche has been deferred for 12 months; however, during that time Masche - who says he hopes to run for office one day - must successfully complete domestic violence counseling and take 10 hours of parenting classes, plus avoid any further law-breaking.
"If he doesn't complete successfully we will go ahead and sentence him on both counts," an official at Arizona's Camp Verde Municipal Court told E!.
Masche was reportedly visiting family in Arizona on Sept. 11 when he became irate and a relative notified police.
Reportedly, Masche was so enraged that authorities threatened to tase him if he did not calm down.
Even though his wife, Jenny, was not at the house for her husband's tantrum, the acts were given domestic-violence status because the threats were directed at her, as well as her father, says the entertainment news website.
Jenny and Bryan Masche filed for legal separation on Sept. 18.
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