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Snipes Wins Retrial Hearing

2nd November 2010

BLADE star WESLEY SNIPES is fighting to take his tax trial to Florida, insisting he did not receive a fair ruling when he was found guilty of failing to file returns, and sentenced to serve...

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Elba Eyes Blade

5th October 2010

IDRIS ELBA is bidding to replace WESLEY SNIPES in a fourth BLADE movie.The Wire star recently signed to star alongside Kenneth Branagh and Anthony Hopkins in Thor, the first film in a multi-picture deal with...

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Shamed Investor Starr Changes Plea To Guilty

13th September 2010

Disgraced celebrity investor KENNETH STARR is facing up to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to embezzling $30 million (£20 million) from A-list clients such as UMA THURMAN, WESLEY SNIPES and MARTIN SCORSESE.Starr, 66,...

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Starr's Wife Claims Snipes Link

2nd September 2010

The wife of shamed celebrity investment adviser KENNETH STARR is convinced two mystery men trying to contact her are linked to WESLEY SNIPES' ongoing tax scandal.Snipes is said to have been caught up in an...

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Wesley Snipes Makes Mistrial Claim

26th August 2010

Wesley Snipes is calling for a mistrial in his tax evasion investigation. The 'Demolition Man' star - who was handed a three-year sentence by US courts in April 2008 after he was found to have...

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Snipes Requests New Trial

26th August 2010

WESLEY SNIPES is fighting to stay out of jail on federal tax charges again - the actor has filed documents calling for a new trial, citing "jury misconduct".The Blade star lost an appeal against his...

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Snipes' Prison Sentence Postponed

24th August 2010

WESLEY SNIPES has been spared jail for now - he's been granted a postponement ahead of his looming prison term.The Blade star lost an appeal against his three-year jail sentence in July (10) after a...

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Snipes Hopes To Stay Free To Shoot Heat Movie

19th August 2010

WESLEY SNIPES is hoping his lawyers can keep him out of jail for at least another four months after signing up to star in new action movie HAVANA HEAT.The Blade actor lost an appeal against...

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Chris Tucker Facing Huge Tax Bill

29th July 2010

Chris Tucker reportedly owes $11.5 million in unpaid taxes.The actor-and-comedian - who was paid $20 million for each film he starred in for the 'Rush Hour' franchise - is believed to owe the huge sum...

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Snipes Lawyers Want To Question Jurors

24th July 2010

WESLEY SNIPES' lawyers have moved to further delay the actor's jail sentence - they have filed a court motion asking to question the jurors who convicted the star on tax evasion charges.The Blade actor lost...

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Prosecutors Call For Immediate Snipes Imprisonment

22nd July 2010

Prosecutors are demanding WESLEY SNIPES' bail is revoked and the movie star is sent to prison immediately for failing to file tax returns.On Friday (16Jul10) officials in an Atlanta, Georgia appeals court upheld a judge's...

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Wesley Snipes Loses Appeal And Probably 3 Years Of Freedom

20th July 2010

Megastar WESLEY SNIPES, who was convicted with a 3 year custodial sentence following his 2008 court case, has failed in his attempt to appeal that the sentence was "unreasonable". Snipes was found guilty of not...

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Wesley Snipes Loses Appeal

19th July 2010

Wesley Snipes has lost his appeal against a three-year jail sentence. The 'Blade' star was told at the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta that the maximum prison term he was given for tax...

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Snipes Loses Battle To Stay Out Of Jail

17th July 2010

Actor WESLEY SNIPES' hopes of staying out of jail have been dashed - a federal appeals panel has upheld a three-year prison sentence on federal tax charges against him.On Friday (16Jul10) officials in an Atlanta,...

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Snipes' Lawyers Want To Adjust Appeal Request After Adviser's Arrest

24th June 2010

WESLEY SNIPES' attorneys are requesting judicial officials in Georgia dismiss their petition appealing the actor's tax evasion conviction following the arrest of his former financial adviser.The Blade star was convicted of three misdemeanour counts of...

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Wesley Snipes Praises 'Angel' Jackson

4th June 2010

Wesley Snipes believes Michael Jackson was an "angel".The 'Demolition Man' actor is still in awe of the singer - who died of acute Propofol intoxication last June - and is amazed at the impact he...

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Wesley Snipes Not Worried About Jail

4th June 2010

Wesley Snipes is coping "very well" with the prospect of being sent to jail.The 'Blade' actor - who was sentenced to three years in prison for wilful failure to file federal income tax returns in...

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Scorsese & Snipes' Financial Adviser Arrested For Fraud

27th May 2010

A high-profile investment banker to stars including MARTIN SCORSESE, WESLEY SNIPES and UMA THURMAN has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding his clients, allegedly cheating them out of a staggering $30 million (£20 million).Kenneth Starr...

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Wesley Snipes Wants Angel Jackson

9th April 2010

Wesley Snipes wants Michael Jackson to come back as an angel.The 'Blade' actor - who appeared in the late singer's 'Bad' video in 1987 - was devastated when he died last June at the age...

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Wesley Snipes' Spiritual Search

8th April 2010

Wesley Snipes reads about different religions to try and figure out the meaning of his life.The 'Blade' star regularly spends time studying the world's various faiths because he is fascinated with what his true purpose...

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Snipes' Shock At Mum's Money Struggle

2nd April 2010

WESLEY SNIPES was left stunned when he found out his WILDCATS pay cheque was double the size of his mother's annual salary.The actor made his debut in the 1986 film, alongside Woody Harrelson and Goldie...

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Snipes Turned Bodyguard For Terrified Jackson On Bad Video Set

2nd April 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON was so scared as he shot his BAD video in Harlem, New York, he held hands with co-star WESLEY SNIPES.The Hollywood actor played a gang leader in the 16-minute music video, which was...

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Snipes: 'Tax Troubles Were A Wake-up Call'

8th March 2010

WESLEY SNIPES' ongoing tax troubles have been a "wake-up call" for the BLADE star - because he had no idea he was one of the U.S. Government's most wanted men at one point.The movie star...

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Snipes' Tax Troubles Help Land Him Gritty Movie Role

6th March 2010

WESLEY SNIPES has his much-publicised tax troubles to thank for his latest movie role in cop drama BROOKLYN'S FINEST - because director ANTOINE FUQUA hired him after watching the actor handle himself in the midst...

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Movie Reviews Brooklyn's Finest

5th March 2010

Most studios have decided to give Alice a wide berth, assuming that it would be futile to challenge it. The sole exception is Overture Films' cop drama Brooklyn's Finest , directed by Antoine Fuqua and...

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Snipes 'Not Worried' About Tax Appeal

5th March 2010

WESLEY SNIPES is confident an appeals judge will overturn his conviction and sentence on federal tax charges, insisting he's "not worried" about the case.The Blade star was sentenced to three years in prison in 2008...

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Hollywood Tough Guy Wesley Snipes

3rd March 2010

Wesley Snipes claims he could take on anyone in a fight.The 'Blade' actor - who is currently on bail and appealing a conviction against a three-year prison sentence for tax evasion - believes he would...

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Gangs Protected Set Of Brooklyn's Finest

25th February 2010

Director ANTOINE FUQUA recruited New York gang members to protect stars RICHARD GERE, WESLEY SNIPES, DON CHEADLE and ETHAN HAWKE on the set of their new movie BROOKLYN'S FINEST.The movie follows a trio of drug...

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Snipes Backs New York Bad Tribute To Jackson

22nd February 2010

WESLEY SNIPES has backed plans to honour his late BAD co-star MICHAEL JACKSON at the New York subway station the iconic video was filmed.City bosses want to erect a tribute to the King of Pop...

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Snipes Appeals Tax Convictions

21st November 2009

WESLEY SNIPES has appealed his three-year prison sentence on U.S. federal tax charges - insisting the term is "unreasonable".The Blade: Trinity star was convicted in 2008 of three misdemeanour counts of wilful failure to file...

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