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He’s already been Passenger 57. But, soon, Wesley Snipes will getting another number, of the inmate variety.
The action star, who tried his hardest to avoid a prison sentence on tax evasion charges, has been ordered to begin serving his three-year stint at a federal prison in Pennsylvania on December 9.
All attempts by Snipes and his attorneys to overturn his 2008 conviction failed, as prosecutors allege the actor did not pay any taxes on the reported $38 million he earned from 1999 on.
“The Defendant Snipes had a fair trial… The time has come for the judgment to be enforced,” wrote U.S.More >
T.I. is heading back to the big house after he violated his probation in September when he was arrested for possessing the drug ecstasy.
T.I. told US District Judge Charles Pannell quite simply that “I screwed up. I screwed up big time and I am sorry.”
During the Friday court hearing Judge Charles Pannell also gave T.I. one year supervised release.
This newest run-in with the law isn’t something new for T.I., he’s a convicted felon with various drug arrests stemming back to his teenage years. The rappers probation stemmed from a gun possession charge in which he was given just one year inMore >
Earlier today, Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker announced his verdict regarding Prop 8, the controversial ballot proposition that was passed in November 2008 and banned gay marriage in California.
Judge Walked deemed the amendment a violation of the Constitution’s equal protection clause under the 14th Amendment and overturned it. THG’s reaction to this news?
Hooray! There’s no practical argument against the harmless institution of gay marriage, and every reason to treat homosexuals the same as heterosexuals. As for the reaction in Hollywood, an outspoken community when it came toMore >