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Judge Ignores Snipes' Request To Postpone Court Date

5th October 2007

A judge has refused WESLEY SNIPES' request to postpone his upcoming tax evasion trial, accusing the Hollywood actor of deliberately attempting to avoid facing the charges. The star of the Blade trilogy was last year...

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Luke Replaces Troubled Snipes

2nd October 2007

DEREK LUKE has replaced WESLEY SNIPES in director SPIKE LEE's new World War Two movie. The Antwone Fisher star will head off to Italy to star in Miracle At St. Anna, in which he'll play...

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Snipes To Appeal Talent Agency Payout

21st September 2007

LATEST: Actor WESLEY SNIPES has vowed to appeal a judge's order to pay out $1.7 million (GBP850,000) in fees to a talent agency who helped him land film roles. The 45-year-old star was told by...

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Snipes Ordered To Pay Up In Talent Agency Row

19th September 2007

Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES has been ordered to pay $1.7 million (GBP850,000) in fees to a talent agency who helped him land roles in four films, according to court documents released on Tuesday (18Sep07). The...

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Snipes: 'Race Influenced Tax Charges'

11th June 2007

Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES has accused prosecutors of targetting him on federal tax evasion charges because of the colour of his skin. The star of the Blade trilogy was last year (06) accused of fraudulently...

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Fascinating Fact 3326

30th May 2007

WESLEY SNIPES has been cast to play JAMES BROWN in director SPIKE LEE's new biopic about the late soul man....

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Elba: 'I'm Better Than Snipes'

18th April 2007

The Wire actor IDRIS ELBA believes his criminal portrayal in the hit US TV drama is superior to that of WESLEY SNIPES' drug dealing character in New Jack City, because it isn't too "over the...

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Wesley Snipes Welcomes Son

2nd April 2007

WESLEY SNIPES has become a father for the third time. The 44-year-old's Korean-born wife NIKKI PARK gave birth to son ALIMAYU MOA-T on Monday (26MAR07). According to the actor's spokesperson, both Park and the tot...

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Timberlake Fights The Flu

11th February 2007

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was forced to miss out on music mogul CLIVE DAVIS' annual pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles on Saturday night (10FEB07) - to battle a severe cold. Timberlake was among the stars scheduled...

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Snipes Bailed After Tax Fraud Arrest

9th December 2006

Hollywood actor Wesley Snipes has appeared in court after being arrested on fraud charges yesterday in Florida.The Blade star is alleged to have evaded around $12 million (6.1 million) in 1996 and 1997, before failing...

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Snipes Set Free After Posting Bail

9th December 2006

LATEST: Actor WESLEY SNIPES was set free by a Florida judge this morning (08DEC06) after posting $1 million (GBP513,000) in bail related to federal tax evasion charges levelled against him. The 44-year-old star appeared in...

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Snipes Arrested

8th December 2006

LATEST: Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES has been arrested by police in Orlando, Florida, on charges he avoided paying $12 million (GBP6.15 million) in tax. The 44-year-old actor handed himself over to cops, almost two months...

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Snipes Investigation Started 'Years Ago'

8th December 2006

LATEST: WESLEY SNIPES has been under surveillance by America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for four years, after officials began a nationwide investigation into tax fraud in 2002. A raid by the IRS in 2002 unearthed...

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Snipes: 'I'm Being Made A Scapegoat'

22nd November 2006

LATEST: WESLEY SNIPES insists he's been singled out as a "scapegoat" after being indicted on charges of seeking $12 million (GBP6.7 million) in fraudulent tax refunds last month (OCT06). The BLADE actor maintains he has...

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Ny Times Snipes At Variety Report

7th November 2006

Daily Variety reporter Patrick Frater has acknowledged that he failed to fully check out a story in which he claimed that Wesley Snipes had reached a deal with U.S. authorities to pay $13 million allegedly...

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No Tax Deal For Snipes

7th November 2006

LATEST: Prosecutors in the WESLEY SNIPES tax fraud case say there is no deal with the fugitive actor, who is currently filming in Namibia. Following media reports that quoted industry sources as saying Snipes is...

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Snipes Reaches Settlement On Tax Charges

2nd November 2006

LATEST: WESLEY SNIPES has reached a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service in the US regarding his tax fraud charges. The agreement will likely see Snipes surrender to federal authorities when he next returns to...

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Snipes 'Accomplice' Arrested In Panama

1st November 2006

LATEST: A man indicted alongside WESLEY SNIPES on eight counts of tax fraud was arrested in Panama yesterday (31OCT06) and flown to Florida where he will appear in an Orlando court today (01NOV06). EDDIE RAY...

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Luke Made Christmas Sparkle For South African Orphans

29th October 2006

DEREK LUKE played Santa Claus to an orphanage in a tiny South African town last year (05) when he delivered the first Christmas tree locals had ever seen. The tree gift was a thank you...

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America Is Not Seeking Snipes Extradition

24th October 2006

LATEST: Authorities in the US have made no attempt to extradite WESLEY SNIPES from Namibia on tax fraud charges, according to the African nation's government The BLADE actor was indicted last week (ends20OCT06) on...

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Snipes Stays Put In Namibia

23rd October 2006

LATEST: Defiant movie star WESLEY SNIPES is refusing to return to America and face tax fraud charges, insisting he'll continue shooting new film GALLOWWALKER in Namibia. Tax officials have issues a warrant for the BLADE...

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Snipes 'In Africa' Shooting Movie

20th October 2006

LATEST: American actor WESLEY SNIPES has yet to be arrested on eight counts of tax fraud because he is in Africa filming a movie. The WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP star stands accused of trying to...

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Snipes Indicted For Tax Fraud

17th October 2006

Actor WESLEY SNIPES has been indicted on eight counts of tax fraud over allegations he tried to cheat the US government out of millions of dollars in false refund claims. The WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP...

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Blade Tv Series Cancelled

2nd October 2006

The TV series spin-off to the BLADE franchise is officially a flop - the vampire-hunting action series has been cancelled in America. According to internet reports, executives at cable network Spike TV have scrapped plans...

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No More Blade For Biel

18th August 2006

JESSICA BIEL has reluctantly hung up her vampire hunting costume after learning plans for a spin-off to BLADE: TRINITY have fallen through. The actress teamed up with WESLEY SNIPES and RYAN REYNOLDS in the third...

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Snipes Sued By Former Agency

1st August 2006

Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES is being sued by his former talent agency, who insist they are owed back commissions on movies including 2004 release BLADE: TRINITY. In a suit filed yesterday (31JUL06) at California Superior...

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Gun Charges Against Sticky Fingaz Dropped

19th July 2006

Rapper/actor STICKY FINGAZ is breathing a sign of relief after escaping gun-possession charges in a New York City court yesterday (18JUL06). The ONYX bandmember, who plays half human, half vampire BLADE in the TV adaptation...

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Spike Tv's Biggest Hit Available For Free At Itunes Store

3rd July 2006

Spike TV's premiere episode of Blade: The Series is being offered for free on Apple's iTunes Music Store until July 11. The drama, which stars Kirk "Sticky" Jones in the Wesley Snipes movie role, drew...

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Spike Tv Draws Record Ratings For Blade: The Series

30th June 2006

Spike TV attracted its biggest audience ever Wednesday with the two-hour premier of Blade: The Series. According to Nielsen Research, the drama, which stars Kirk "Sticky" Jones in the Wesley Snipes movie role, drew 2.5...

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Snipes Linked To Lapdancer

30th June 2006

Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES has reportedly fallen for a Welsh lapdancer while preparing for his latest movie in Britain. The BLADE actor, 43, stars and produces THE SHOOTER, and has been spending time in the...

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