“As part of my spiritual cleansing I’ve spent the last week living alone in the [Costa Rican] jungle, reflecting on my past transgressions, and working to become a better person. I had to live off the land, and hunt to survive. As I departed the country this morning to continue my spiritual journey, I mistakenly… More »
Ah, the news. A Taiwanese news station offered its viewers an animated look at Lindsay Lohan’s jail time, and it kind of reminds us of The Sims. In an effort to keep broadcast journalism classy, the clip includes drop-the-soap innuendos, and a girl-on-girl prison kiss. Look out for a special appearance by Lohan’s favorite… More »
“I have sympathy for Dina Lohan right now. In fact, I feel bad for any parent whose child is in jail—it can be really tough. Those days when Paris was in jail were some of the most difficult of my life—it is hard for any parent to deal with. Unfortunately, if you do not follow… More »
Lindsay Lohan has been in her 12-by-8 foot jail cell for almost a day now, and a sheriff’s department spokesperson says that, if she remains on good behavior, she will be released in about 14 days, since the prison is overcrowded. This is far, far better than the 90 days she was sentenced to. But… More »
At 8:30 this morning, Pacific Standard Time, Lindsay Lohan will be reporting to jail. And—thank goodness!—you’ll be able to watch live as LiLo makes her way to the courthouse, because E! Online has a streaming video feed set up. “The only ‘bookings’ that I’m familiar with are Disney films; never thought that I’d be ‘booking’ More »
“The last thing I wanted in the world was for my daughter to go to jail. Any kind of jail is harsh, especially for a young lady like Lindsay. I’ve been there myself and I know that jail didn’t do anything for me with my addictions. … She needs help, she needs rehab. If Lindsay… More »
After violating her parole, Lindsay Lohan is headed to the slammer. On July 20th, she’ll report for three consecutive 30-day sentences. So how will Lindsay get through three months in the clink? Some ideas for passing the time, after the jump. … More »
“When the door clicks shut, then you are safe. There is nothing aside from a rogue correctional officer that can do you harm if you have the right cellie. You are actually in the safest place on Earth. Safe from the intruders.”—”Ironman” Robert Downey Jr. tells Rolling Stone about the stints he spent in prison… More »
In February 2004, Piper Kerman arrived at the women’s prison in Danbury, Conn., to serve a yearlong sentence for a drug-related crime she’d committed 10 years before.
“There’s no visiting today,” an officer told Piper when her fiancé pulled into one of the parking areas.
“I’m here to surrender,” she said.
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Ben Hill County Jail in Georgia will be undergoing some pretty severe interior decoration soon. So, why do we care? The whole jail will be painted Pepto-Bismol pink on the inside and re-refurbished in the girly hue: pink walls, pink shower curtains, pink bed sheets, pink blankets, even pink handcuffs. I wonder how much that… More »
Not only are we wondering whether boys should compete in beauty pageants, we’re questioning whether prisoners strutting their stuff for the judges is the best way to “rehabilitate” those behind bars. Whatever your take on it, jail-bird beauty queens aren’t a new entry into the world of bizarro pageants—but one Russian women’s prison “biker chic” More »
Shudder. Double X has a creepy tale penned by Anna Balkrishna about how her mother married her prison pen pal. Oh, and why was he in jail in the first place? Rape, it turned out. After 22 years of marriage, Balkrishna’s parents divorced. Not long after, Balkrishna’s mother happened to get a random, out-of-state, collect… More »
After checking out ConjugalHarmony.com, a mock online dating site feigning to connect prisoners with those on the outside, we gave the convict-dating phenomenon some closer inspection. The result? There are clearly a bunch of reasons not to date a man behind bars (enforced long-distance relationship, depression at his non-voter status in certain states… him being… More »
Forks, WA, has had an unexpected surge in tourists, or rather Edward stalkers, who have been making pilgrimages to the town. [NPR]
In other “Twilight”-related news, Hot Topic reported an 11.4 percent increase in profits for the third quarter, helped largely by sales from its license with the movie. [DNR] … More »
Shia LaBeouf was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Now, he’s not the first celeb to be accused of driving while intoxicated. Above, see a handy chart showing how much time stars have served recently after being convicted of driving while drunk or on drugs. Most celebs get probation… More »
So yeah. Batman. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. In jail in London after being accused of assaulting his mother and sister. Bale turned himself in after the London screening of The Dark Knight — a deal he worked out in advance because officials said, “it would have been wrong to have wrecked the premiere… More »
“You look beautiful,” he says. He looks snuggly in his uniform: white t-shirt over a thermal shirt, green cotton pants and black Chinese slippers. I love theme parties. The theme for jail visits is “Modest Dress,” defined by the Jail Administration as no visible shoulders, cleavage, knees or toes. No sweatpants, nothing tight. I’ve discovered… More »