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'Jersey Shore' Star Goes to Prison for Tax Evasion

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded guilty to tax evasion and was sentenced to eight months in federal prison, forced to perform 500 hours of community service, and fined $10,000. The "Jersey Shores" star evaded as much as $1.5 million in taxes for failing to report around $9 million earned from public promotional appearances as well as non-monetary earnings, such as luxury cars, clothing, and other business swag.

He had faced a maximum of five years in prison before reaching this plea deal with federal prosecutors. This sentence comes on the heels of his brother's, who received a 24 month sentence for preparing the tax return that The Situation signed.

Kim Kardashian Succeeds in Clemency Plea for Alice Marie Johnson

Celebrities lobbying the White House is nothing new, but it feels a little different when it's a reality t.v. star who originally became famous thanks to a sex tape. In any case, Kim Kardashian headed to Washington D.C. last week to lobby President Trump on behalf of a 63-year-old woman serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug conviction. This week, it appears Kardashian's efforts paid off, as Trump granted clemency to Alice Marie Johnson.

T.I. Arrested Trying to Enter His Own Gated Community

Don't you hate it when you lose your keys and the security guard won't let you into your own gated community? Ok, most of us probably don't get to deal with the security guard part, but regardless, when it's 4:30 in the morning, all you want to do is go to bed after a night out. Instead of his cozy bed, rapper T.I. had to settle for a jail cell after he was arrested while attempting to enter his own gated community. His attorney is calling it a wrongful arrest.

DMX Sentenced to One Year for Tax Fraud

It looks like rapper DMX will have a new conviction to sing about. While it may not be as conventional as rapping about weapons or drug charges, his recent conviction for tax fraud has earned him some new prison time. Now, for the next year, he'll only be able to sing "X Gon' Give it to Ya" and "Where the Hood At" from behind bars.

Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Trending All Day, and something called Clevver are reporting that Logan Paul was arrested in Rome for illegally flying a drone over the Colosseum. Paul, a barely sentient bad hair day that somehow has a camera incessantly trained upon itself, unsurprisingly filmed part of his alleged arrest. This cross-cultural conclave featured an Italian police officer explaining, "the flying of the drone in this area is illegal," to which Paul, a wig that walked off the set of "Crank Yankers," responds in Spanish, "No bueno."

This Mensa meeting then moved to a police station where Paul, a mere wisp of cognition behind sunglasses you laughed at in CVS, explains himself to police and is later released. Thank god.

After serving nine years in prison for robbery and kidnapping, O.J. Simpson was granted parole today. "I've done my time," Simpson told the Nevada Board of Parole. "I've done it as well and as respectfully as I think anyone can."

The parole board was unanimous in its decision, and is now mulling Simpson's release date, which could come as early as October.

For Alanis Morissette's former business manager, Jonathan Todd Schwartz, formerly of GSO Business Management, everything isn't gonna be fine fine fine. In an un-ironic twist, months ago Schwartz admitted to embezzling nearly $7 million from GSO clients, as well as covering up his thefts. Recently, a federal court judge sentenced Schwartz to 6 years behind bars as a result of his plea bargain.

In addition to the lengthy prison sentence, Schwartz has been ordered to pay restitution totaling nearly $9 million. The sentence is sure to provide Schwartz with a daily reminder of the mess he left when he went away.

The daytime Emmy Award winning producer, Andre Bauth, also known as Andre Salaman Bautista, from Colombia, was found guilty last week of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. Bautista won an Emmy in April 2015 for his work producing the online soap opera, "The Bay." The incident occurred after he got really upset while watching the Oscars with his roommates and tenants back in September 2015.

The producer and actor took offense and got upset after his Oscar watching buddies laughed at him after he said that he would win 5 Oscars one day. However, the laughter turned his rage deadly, and Bautista got a knife and stabbed one of his tenants in the chest for laughing at his Oscar aspirations. Fortunately, the tenant was able to receive immediate medical attention and as a result survived the attacked which punctured his lung.

Randy Quaid Arrested as Fugitive, CA Extradition Expected

After five years of evading authorities in California, actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, are being held in jail in Vermont on $500,000 bail each. Neither has posted bail.

The Quaids fled the U.S. after being charged with felony vandalism, among other charges. The property at issue was once their own -- the couple was reportedly squatting in the guest house on land that previously belonged to them. They did not hang around to resolve the case.

Jared Fogle, most famous for pitching the health value of Subway sandwiches, has reportedly reached a plea agreement involving numerous charges of sex with minors and possession of child pornography. Fogle allegedly paid for sex with a 17-year-old, elicited younger sex partners ("the younger the girl, the better"), and had pornographic images of children as young as 6.

Both prosecutors and Fogle's defense attorney announced the plea agreement, which means Fogle will avoid a criminal trial, but the deal still has to be approved by the judge.