Wesley Snipes: Finally Headed to Jail

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He may have proven that white men can't jump, but Wesley Snipes has also made it clear that felons can't avoid jail time.

The actor - who was convicted of tax evasion in 2008, but spent years going to extreme lengths to avoid his sentence - had his latest appeal rejected by a federal judge this week.

Told he “had a fair trial” and that “the time has come for the judgment to be enforced,” Snipes will finally be heading to the clink.

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“Wesley is very disappointed but staying strong and positive,” his lawyer told The Orlando Sentinel.

It’s unclear when or where Snipes will start serving the sentence. So much for always betting on black, though.

UPDATE: A judge has ordered Snipes to start serving this sentence by December 9.

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Interesting how some White people always play the race card in reverse. You cannot have it both ways. Is the system slanted towards Whites or not??? You answer the question. You do not put a person in jail on 3 misdemeanors. And you do not do it for 3 years. You Whites always cry foul when there is clear bias in this case. Mr. Snipes will be fine. But this see not evil, speak no evil, hear no evil stance is moot and frankly I am exhausted by this it is all fair in the system stance. Try reading "Black Like Me" and the "Bell Curve" and then tell me this is NOT systematically a White mans world.

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THE TRUTH IS WHITE HOLLYWOOD STARS GET IN BED WITH THE IRS / FBI / CIA IN RETURN FOR TAX "BENEFITS" .ALL THESE SO CALLED WHITE HOLLYWOOD ACTIVISTS ARE ONLY DOING IT FOR THE MONEY

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@Joe Black: Those lines are references to the movies White Men Can't Jump and Passengers 57. You should rent both. They're great!

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i wish u you be better after jail time,

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well looks like none of you know what you are talking about!I happen to be an expert in that subject and the tax preparer is equally liable.And this does not look about tax evasion rather making sure that every black male gets the taste of jail!Hasn't Nicholas Cage evaded tax????? Wasn't it his duty to pay tax????

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Wow! it seems if you shoot a Black man like in Oakland you just get two year. And if you are a Black man who was robbed by his tax attorney you go to jail for his crime.

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How about Rahm Emanuel & Charles Rangel.

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Payin taxes is a duty to every citizen. he just got what he deserved.

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IT ALL SUCKS

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JESUS CHRIST people, whats up with arguing like a bunch of law school graduates! you should all be in court fighting if needs to be done. and i agree that this article is racist, is'nt it enough to write about his sentence-you know-stick with the heading. ps: i never liked wesley snipes, hate his acting, even i can do better!

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Wesley Snipes Mug Shot White men really can't jump. But Wesley Snipes can jump to avoid tax evasion charges by the U.S. government. Alas, he was eventually... More »
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