Ling Arrested For Shoplifting

Chinese movie star BAI LING has been arrested for shoplifting, after she was caught in the act at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday (13Feb08) afternoon. The Crow actress allegedly walked into a terminal gift shop at around 4.30pm and took two celebrity magazines and a pack of batteries, before casually leaving the store without paying for her goods - worth just $16 (GBP8). But Ling was spotted by an eagle-eyed store employee and placed under citizen's arrest. Ling, who was reportedly "co-operative but crying", was taken to a nearby police station where she was booked for theft, according to TMZ.com. And hours later, the 37-year-old posted a message about her trip on her website accompanied with photos of herself outside the Southwest terminal - but failed to mention her arrest at all. Writing on her blog, she says, "Delayed the flight, wondring (sic) again in the airport like a ghost, why can't I just be the sun smile? My heart is a little sad now, casted by the melody of life ..."


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