Richard Hatch Released From Prison (For Now)

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Richard Hatch is out of prison. Again.

After serving nine months for failing to pay federal income taxes on the million dollars he received for winning Survivor, following his previous, three-year stint behind bars for the exact same thing, the 50-year-old reality star is a free man.

He's definitely learned his lesson by now, right? Not so fast.

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According to The Associated Press, the Celebrity Apprentice star still maintaining his innocence, which means he has NOT PAID THE BILL and may not be planning to.

If that’s the case, Hatch is just an idiot.

Seriously, why become the first man ever locked up on three separate occasions for the same outstanding debt? Why not just cut your losses after a certain point?

You won a million bucks for playing a game. On TV. It's a great country. If Uncle Sam takes 40 percent of that, sure, it sucks. But not as much as prison. Right?

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