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...
15 Celebs Who Have Had SERIOUS Trouble With the IRS
Today is April 15, which means that if you haven't filed your taxes, you might as well just head to the local police station, turn yourself in, and pray that you don't get Aaron Hernandez as a cellmate.
We kid. But seriously, not paying your taxes can land you in serious trouble, especially if you're a high-profile multi-millionaire.
21 Sizzling Superheroes: Here They Come to Save Our Day!
It's ironic, isn't it?
Superheroes are meant to save the day, to ensure that the hearts of citizens around the world continue to beat on a regular basis.
21 Celebrities Who Did Hard Time!
As you've likely heard by now, The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice reported to prison this week to begin serving a 15 month sentence on fraud charges.
Teresa may be feeling awfully alone these days, but she's far from the first celeb to get hauled off to the big house. Heck, she's not even the first Bravo reality star to get locked up in the past year!
19 Stars Who Have Spent Time in the Slammer (One for 3 Whole Hours!)
Jail. Prison. The clink. The slammer. Lockup. The brig.
Up the river. The pen. The pound. The black hole.
Wesley Snipes Released From Prison
Wesley Snipes has officially been released from prison.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirms he was let out April 2 and transferred to the N.Y. Community Corrections Office, which will oversee his house arrest.
Wesley Snipes Reports to Prison
From Passenger 57 to Inmate Number 43355-018...
Despite numerous attempts to overturn his conviction, including a last-minute plea on Larry King Live this week, Wesley Snipes is officially a ward of the state. He checked into McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania today.
Wesley Snipes: Officially Ordered to Prison
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.
Wesley Snipes: Finally Headed to Jail
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.
Wesley Snipes Really Trying to Avoid Prison
Wesley Snipes really doesn't want to go to prison.
Not that anyone does. But Snipes is going to ridiculous legal lengths to avoid serving a three-year prison term for tax evasion. His first appeal, of the conviction itself, failed. Now he's challenging the length of the three-year sentence.
Wesley Snipes Sentenced to Three Years in Jail
All of a sudden, Miley Cyrus giving fans a glimpse of her bra doesn't seem like that big a deal in the world of entertainment news.
Actor Wesley Snipes has been sentenced to three years in prison as punishment for failing to file his tax returns. The actor sat stone-faced â€" while many in the courtroom gasped â€" when the sentence was read.
Apprehended! Wesley Snipes Arrested on Tax Fraud
Snoop Dogg may have company in the slammer soon.
Wesley Snipes was finally arrested Friday in Florida on charges of tax fraud, Steve Cole, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa, Fla., told People magazine.
Wesley Snipes: Found!
Namibia: Great for giving birth and avoiding the authorities!
So the slogan for that nation should read. First, Brangelina camped out there before Angelina Jolie gave birth to Shiloh Nouvel.
Warrant Issued For Wesley Snipes' Arrest
That's right. Wesley Snipes is officially a fugitive of justice.
According to the U.S. Attorneys office, a warrant was issued for him last week after the government filed charges that the actor defrauded the IRS of millions of dollars. The star is accused of failing to pay nearly $12 million in taxes.