Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and fiancee Lauren Pesce want their wedding guests to spare no expense on gifts. They’ve registered for a $500 blender, a $180 noodle maker, and $375 knife set. They’re getting hitched before he starts an 8-month jail sentence for violating tax law.
Katt Williams is getting off scot-free from on Oregon jail after an altercation with his driver last week. After the scuffle that landed him under arrest, authorities discovered he had an open warrant in Georgia, but law enforcement declined to extradite him across the country.
Comedian Katt Williams had a rough weekend. He was arrested for allegedly hitting a driver who was supposed to transport him to a performance in Oregon.
Katt was mad when the driver wouldn’t also take his dog, the report alleges. The driver has minor cuts and bruises to his face. Katt fled in another vehichle. Once police tracked him down they discovered he has an out-of-state warrant for an outstanding unrelated felony in Georgia.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino has been sentenced to 8 months in prison. Sorrentino and his brother, Marc Sorrentino, were initially indicted in September 2014 for tax offenses and conspiring to defraud the United States. In April 2017, charges of tax evasion, structuring and falsifying records were added to the indictment.
The Jersey Shore star appeared in court alongside fiancé Lauren Pesce on Friday, where he received the judge’s ruling. Some of his Jersey Shore co-stars attended the hearing for moral support, as well. The 36-year-old has 30 to 60 days to surrender. His plan during that time is to marry his college sweetheart. The nuptials will be aired on MTV.
Marion “Pooch” Hall was arrested for a DUI and felony child endangerment last week. The actor was reportedly seen driving, with his 2-year-old son on his lap, when he collided into a parked vehicle. According to Burbank Police, “Mr. Hall displayed obvious signs of alcohol intoxication” and his son was “riding in the vehicle unrestrained.” The 41-year-old was held in the Burbank County Jail, but has since posted the $100,000 bail and been released. There has been no comment from Hall or his team regarding the incident.
Suge Knight will spend 28 years behind bars for the murder of Terry Carter in 2015. Last month he pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and agreed to the sentence before the trial was slated to start a few days later. Knight hit Carter with his car during a chaotic scuffle near a Compton burger stand while filming promotional materials for the film “Straight Outta Compton.”
“Comedian” Amy Schumer got arrested while protesting Brett Kavanuagh in Washington DC on Thursday. Video on social media shows a police officer asking her if she wants to get arrested — she answers “yes.” She was holding an “I believe Anita Hill” sign. No word on what the specific charge.
It’s worth noting that Schumer is cousins with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Rapper Lil Pump is canceling a 15-date tour because he has to go back to JAIL for violating his parole. He was dinged for driving without a license in Miami, and is headed back behind bars. Now he’s missing out on more than $1 million in payout he’d have made for touring on those missed dates.
Nationals outfielder Jason Werth got a DUI in April, and video of the police encounter has surfaced. The video shows Werth trying to talk his way out of the arrest on account of his pro-baseballer status. When the cop wanted to get him to walk the line for a sobriety test, Werth refused and said, “A lot of people have gotten into a lot of trouble assuming that police officers have their best interests [at heart].” That’s when he was taken into custody. He ultimately registered a .12 Blood Alcohol Content level and was sentenced to a diversion program.
The man serving jailtime for shooting up Lil’ Wayne’s tour bus in 2015 received an odd call from rapper Birdman while in the slammer. A transcript of the call reveals Birdman telling Jimmy Winfrey, “Time for you to come out here and get your money. You did everything you could do, boss.” The idea being Winfrey was paid off by Birdman to go after Lil’ Wayne. But Birdman says “no way” — he doesn’t even think Winfrey is responsible for the shooting and he would in no way have been with Lil’ Wayne.
FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH — Winfrey’s conviction was overturned in July based on a biased jury; he’s awaiting either a new trial or new plea deal.
Track Palin was arrested again. The 29-year-old was charged with domestic violence after an alleged confrontation with a woman at his home. According to CNN Sarah Palin’s son has denied any wrong doing. This is not Palin’s first run in with the law. He was arrested after an alleged confrontation with his dad Todd Palin and has a previous domestic violence charge along with possession of a weapon while intoxicated. Palin took a plea in his earlier arrests, resulting in some of the charges to be dismissed. The latest arrest came just one day before his sister Willow Palin tied the knot. The Palin Family has yet to comment on the incident.
Cardi B turned herself in on Monday, in connection to a strip club fight. According to TMZ, the rapper will be charged for allegedly ordering an attack on two bartenders at Angels Strip Club in Queens, NY. Cardi had a “long-standing beef” with the bartenders—who are also sisters—because she believed one of them had slept with her husband, Offset. While at the club, she allegedly told her “posse to attack them”. Both bartenders sustained injuries, but refused medical treatment. The 25-year-old was not placed under arrest, but received a summons to appear in court on the charges.