Posts Tagged ‘Prison’

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Tyler, The Creator Facing One Year In Prison Following SXSW “Riot”

It’s no secret that Tyler, the Creator is a bit of a wild card. Since bursting on to the scene back in 2009, the Los Angeles native has quickly become a household name throughout the music community, partly due to his rambunctious, sometimes questionable concert antics.

Last week, Tyler got himself into a bit of trouble while performing at SXSW, but today, it seems like his most recent frolics may come at a very steep price. The 23-year-old rapper is currently facing up to one year in prison and a $4,000 fine as a result of his performance in …

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BREAKING: Tim Lambesis Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Murder For Hire; Faces Nine Years In Prison

Everyone in the metal world knows by now that As I Lay Dying‘s frontman has been the center of a legal storm ever since he was arrested for attempting to hire someone to murder his estranged wife. Up until now, he has been pleading not guilty to all charges and has simultaneously battled a $2 million civil suit filed by said wife. That changed today, however, when he decided to enter in a guilty plea to the charge of soliciting to murder. With this plea, he faces nine years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The sentence has not …

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Kevin Hart Is Helping Will Ferrell Prepare For Prison

Kevin Hart is everywhere right now. He has two movies in the top 10 at the box office, as well as one of the most watched comedy specials on Netflix. He’s never been more in the spotlight than he is at this moment and in order to stay there he’s going to have to announce a few major projects in the months ahead. Oh wait…

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Kevin Hart will star opposite Will Ferrell in a new comedy called Get Hard. The film, which is being directed by Etan Cohen (Men In Black 3

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Pussy Riot Members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Freed From Prison

Finally, almost two years since their arrest, Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have been freed from prison. During a news conference on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir confirmed their release.

Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova have been freed three months early thanks to the new amnesty law Russian legislators have adopted, providing that prisoners “who haven’t committed violent crimes, first-time offenders, minors and women with small children” are granted amnesty from their imprisonment.

Unfortunately, that law wasn’t written thanks to Pussy Riot. “I was not sorry that they [the Pussy Riot members] ended up behind bars,” Putin said. “I was …

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Imprisoned Pussy Riot Member Sent To Siberia

Two days ago I reported news on the status of missing Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova, who had been reported missing by her family, for they had not heard from her in some time after a prison transfer. The Russian government responded, citing Russian regulation that stated that they had up to ten days after a prison transfer to inform the family of a prisoner’s whereabouts.

Now, it seems that Tolokonnikova has been transferred to a prison facility in Siberia, over 2,000 miles and multiple time zones away from Moscow. According to Tolokonnikova’s husband, Petya Verzilov, he is “100 percent” …

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Pussy Riot Member Thought Missing, Russian Officials Respond

Over the course of the weekend, reports were coming in that imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova had gone missing, stemming from her family claiming that they had not heard from her since her recent prison transfer. Tolokonnikova’s father exclaimed, “No one knows anything,” saying that “There’s no proof she’s alive, we don’t know the state of her health. Is she sick? Has she been beaten?”

Now, Russian officials have responded to the curious nature of Tolokonnikova’s silence, claiming that her family will be informed of her status within ten days of her arrival to her new prison ordinance, as …

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Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Acquires Book Deal For Memoir

Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe acquired a book deal for the untitled memoir he is writing. The memoir will find its way onto bookshelves next year.

Blythe will undoubtedly be focusing on his imprisonment overseas as the result of the death of a concert attendee at a 2010 show. Read a statement from Randy Blythe below.

“While I’ve dreamed of being a published author almost since I began to read, I never imagined my first book would center around such a sad topic. Sometimes though, life unexpectedly provides you a story that needs to be told. I believe this

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Tim Lambesis’ Reportedly Worth $14 Million; New Arrest Details Emerge

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis is currently sitting in the Vista Detention Facility in California, being held on $3 million bail stemming from charges of plotting to have his estranged wife killed by a hitman. He’s not due in court again until June 10, but details surrounding the case and Lambesis’ life continue to surface by the day.

Yesterday, a new article from The San Diego Reader revealed new details regarding the day police took Lambesis into custody. An eyewitness who chose to not be named claims he was working at Barnes And Noble when cops entered the …

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Lauryn Hill Is Doing A Show In Brooklyn, Then Going To Jail

Lauryn Hill has some strange career moves. The singer deliberately signed to Sony and released a single in an effort to make money to pay off debt and stay out of jail. She paid it off, but she is going to jail anyway.

Hill is slated to go to prison on July 8, so what is she doing with her final month? Doing one live show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets went on sale today; they are available here for a hefty price. According to her Twitter, the reason she’s doing a …

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Lauryn Hill Going to Prison Despite Settling $900K Tax Debt

Newly signed Sony Records artist Lauryn Hill will be spending 3 months in prison for evading her taxes from 2005-2007. She owed $900,000 to the federal government and the State of New Jersey, plus penalties.

Nathan Hochman (her attorney) told Reuters that she actually paid off her debt through a loan leveraged against two pieces of real estate.

Sunday, her attorney said “Ms Hill has not only now fully paid prior to sentencing her taxes, which are part of her criminal restitution, but she has additionally fully paid her federal and state personal taxes for the entire period under examination …

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Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Details A Day In Czech Prison

Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe is back home safe in the United States after spending over a month in a Czech prison. In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone, Randy details a regular day in the system and what he did to stay alive and sane. Read an excerpt from the article below and comment with your thoughts.

What was a typical day like in Pankrác Prison?
Except for Saturday or Sunday, when you get to sleep in until 7, I’d wake up at 6 o’clock, make my bed, brush my teeth, drop and do some push-ups, meditate some

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Ronnie Radke Comments On Arrest, Looks Ahead

While we still don’t have all the details surrounding the arrest of Falling In Reverse frontman Ronnie Radke on an outstanding warrant for alleged domestic assault, the morning has delivered an update. Though he chose to not speak about the situation directly, Radke did take to his Twitter last night with a few comments on the internet’s reaction. You can view an excerpt from his feed below (read from the bottom tweet, up):

From the looks of it, whatever happened on Monday has passed and Radke has his eyes firmly set on the future. Will fans follow suit? I guess …