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Sir Charles -- I Only Blame Myself

3/7/2009 4:09 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charles Barkley has just stepped up to deliver a press conference from inside Tent City Jail in Arizona.

Charles Barkley|Launch Photos

Before the presser, Barkley was photographed as he first got to Tent City by KTVK in Phoenix. In the photos, Barkley is rocking a Nike tracksuit, a gold chain and a ridiculous grin.

Contrary to earlier reports, Barkley will not be forced to wear the legendary pink boxers or striped uniform.

Because he is on "work release," he will be able to stay in his clothes the entire time.

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friedlinx    

Charles is Gay

1993 days ago
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YA YA    

Hows the food Charles?

1993 days ago
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YA YA    

This loser thinks its funny. He needs to stay in Jail for looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong time.

1993 days ago
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Bonnie    


I feel sorry for his wife, but on the other hand, she knows where he is, finally.

1993 days ago
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NRGJAMS.COM    

Chris Brown is lucky CA doesn't have the same type of justice system as Arizona! In fact, why would anyone dare that system at all? We bet they have the absolute lowest repeat offender record in the USA! Unlike here in CA...Where we have heard more than one guy say they can't wait to go back on vacation (JAIL)...

1993 days ago
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TheRaw420    

This is an outrage and a slap in the face from the Sheriff playing favoritism, towards the people of Arizona, the inmates in jail in pink, in stripes for the exact same thing as Mr. Barkley.... Joe is a SUCKER, and his Tent City is a Biased Joke!
Posted at 3:21PM on March 7th 2009 by The Raw420


1993 days ago
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TheRaw420    

Nobody in jail for DUI smiles like that.... I wonder why he's smiling????? Perhaps he has friends like these.... from www.duiblog.com

From the Denver Police Department Operations Manual:


205.07. Violations by Colorado Legislators.

(1) Pursuant to Article 5, section 16 of the Colorado Constitution, no member of the Colorado General Assembly may be arrested while in route to or from legislative sessions, except for treason or felony violations..

(4) In the absence of felony violations, should an officer have reason to believe a legislator is driving under the influence, the officer may cite for a violation which caused an accident or was the reason for a traffic stop. For the safety and welfare of the public and the legislator, the officer will arrange for other transportation for the legislator and his/her vehicle will be parked and locked


So….It’s ok for a politician to drive falling-down drunk on his way to work or back home. In fact, he’s given a free ride home — or to the capitol to cast an intoxicated vote.

Who makes these crazy laws? Oh, right…the same politicians who are falling over each other to pass tougher drunk driving laws.

1993 days ago
8.

drio    

I'm surprised they don't serve him alcohol there too...

1993 days ago
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YA YA    

Well said #8 TheRaw420..........

1993 days ago
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YA YA    

He is smiling because he just dropped the soap.

1993 days ago
11.

SUN    

He looks nasty and crazy!

1993 days ago
12.

Cleanmatt    

Charles, Earl, Earl, Charles...

Isn't DMX in this same facility, or is he in a different facility...

1993 days ago
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Lenn K.    

Charles is a good guy for a guilty plea...Anyone else would of fought that to the max.....Good guy Charkes

1993 days ago
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PEPSI Generation    

Strikes again and again with or without a grin.AT least GONE~YA doesn`t know what he`s doing...all these kids should take a good look at themselfs before they kill without knowing.

1993 days ago
15.

Richard    

I hope they have a computer for charles because he won't be able to watch the "Stupid Mario Brothers" on youtube.

1993 days ago
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