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Snipes Swipes a Bit More Freedom

5/22/2008 3:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Wesley Snipes just got a little more time to practice not dropping the soap in the shower: TMZ has learned that Wes won't have to check into the big house until his appeal -- should it be granted -- is finished.

The judge in his tax evasion case in Florida just issued an order granting Snipes bail until his appeal goes through. The message from the judge is that this could take a while: "The Court recognizes that ... the disposition of an appeal may well equal -- or nearly equal -- the length of the term of the commitment imposed."

The big question is: Will Snipes pull a Martha Stewart and just check himself in anyway to get this behind him?

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14 COMMENTS

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1.

CoolGirl2008    

Thanks for the tip- don't pay texes and then when you get popped, pay bail and you're still free.

I love America.

2289 days ago
2.

tracey    

Do the crime do the time loser.

2289 days ago
3.

Lucy Phoenix    

He knows he's guilty, we know he's guilty, but heaven forbid he do his justified time in prison. Lawyers are getting richer, taxpayers are getting poorer. Thanks, Snipes, you low-life crook. When you do hit prison I hope they all gang up on you and give you the a** f**king you deserve.

2289 days ago
4.

tba    

he was guilty, but his sentence was over the top...in most cases people probation or a couple of months for failure to file a tax return....i don't blame him for his appeal

2289 days ago
5.

spread the love    

Hahaha...

Back when he was a teenager, he was in a gang in Orlando called the "Pine HIlls Boys"...named for the neighborhood. He was a scrawny punk. Glad to see some things never change. Hey Wesley, you'll be re-united with your friends soon enough. Pine Hills Boys rule!!
Hahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

2289 days ago
6.

He's Boring now    

This jack ass wont see a minute of butt reaming. He'll be so in Protective Custody it wont even be funny. 23 hours by himself in a single cell, he will go stir crazy, in his mind and his soul. He couldnt last in a General Population kind of environment in Prison and every Official knows this and they dont want his death or injury on their hands---besides the extortion he would have to pay to others to protect him would be astronomical.

He will be in a single isolated cell..allowed to shower and walk around for about an hour once a day. It will break his spirit but not his rectum.

Too bad....I kinda think he might need both things broken to bring him back to the reality most of us live in.

2289 days ago
7.

Questionaire    

Question? What kind of sick world do we live in when the citizens not only think it only fair but funny for a man to be raped as punishment? In which part of IN GOD WE TRUST does that match? And has anyone truly followed this case? Did Snipes decide against filing taxes for a personal view besides greed? Okay. he was in a childhood gang. So since when does where you come from determine where you are or will be tomorrow? And has anyone thought about all the "political" gangs? What about what they are doing to "we the people" everyday and get away with it? Should they be raped, molested or sodomized too? What about the real question....Snipes, R kelly, Vick, etc... all coming out/ sentencing during ELECTION time? What about that huh? But no your right, besides your reality is yours not mines. PEACE

2288 days ago
8.

Jay D    

It's amazing to me that so many of you have taken the time to spew your hatred! It was an appeal filed by his lawyers. Why are you hating on him so hard?

2288 days ago
9.

Mark    

What kind of justice is this?? He went to trial was found guilty anyone else would of been taken right out of the courtroom to do there time...WHY NOT HIM? Becasuse he has money, becasue he is a supposed star..

There is a MAJOR problem with our justice system, it is NOT fair and just for EVERYONE.

Be a real Man Snipes, go serve your time..You did the crime, now do the time....

Real justrice is only for those who have money for it....Then there is everyone else.

2288 days ago
10.

Anonymous    

CAN YOU SAY O.J. SIMPSON????

ONLY IN AMERICA CAN AN ACTOR-AND ONLY AN ACTOR- GET AWAY WITH ANYTHING! DON'T PAY YOUR TAXES...THATS OKAY, WE'LL LET YOU OFF...DRIVE DRUNK...THATS OKAY, WE'LL LET YOU SERVE 86 MINUTES IN JAIL...BRUTALLY MURDER YOUR WIFE...THATS OKAY, WE'LL LET YOU GO FREE AND THEN LET YOU NEVER HAVE TO PAY THE FAMILY OF THE VICTIM ANYTHING!

OUR JUDICIAL SYSTEM SUCKS! THATS WHY WE ARE GETTING ALL OF THE DEADBEATS TO COME OVER HERE FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES, BECAUSE THATS WHAT WE PORTRAY WE BELIEVE IN FROM HOLLYWOOD. THATS WHAT THEY THINK AMERICA IS LIKE, WHAT THEY SEE IN HOLLYWIERD!

2288 days ago
11.

Bird    

Wow. I guess he's gonna pull an R. Kelly. He'll be a senior citizen before he does this time, if ever.

2288 days ago
12.

researchforyourself    

this what happens when you dont blindly follow the herd and instead research the issue i challenge you to google tax protesters and read a little about some of the ways our govt screws us..just be careful you might end up on a road that could lead to distrust of the govt and the kind of blind hatred now directed towards snipes........

www.whatreallyhappened.com

2288 days ago
13.

Whatever!    

You people are crazy. You are comparing OJ to Snipes!!???!! He didn't pay his taxes, whooping f**ing doo, he didn't kill anyone. The normal punishment for tax evasion is major penalties (that in lay terms is $$$$$), maybe a few months in jail, slap your wrists and audit you for the next 100 years. This isn't rocket science and he's no murderer. The Judge was making a statement with the sentencing; regrettably for his record, it will be overturned on appeal. Sorry hate mongors, he won't serve time!! Find something else to whin and cry about, this one isn't going anywhere! PEACE OUT

2285 days ago
14.

fanfanfan    

Wes is a good man. Al Parish in Charleston,S.C. bilked 90 million investors and isn't serving time. What about Halibburton and dozens of other scammers who get by. I think he should be fined as other tax evaders and not single out the brother. As others said, he didn't kill anyone and he does give back to the neighborhood. Fair is FAIR!!!

2284 days ago

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