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Travolta Mistrial Moron Escapes Punishment

10/29/2009 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The lawmaker who ruined the John Travolta extortion trial is as lucky as he is dumb -- a judge decided today not to punish him for his monumental mistake.

Senior Justice Anita Allen told Picewell Forbes -- who announced defendant Pleasant Bridgewater was innocent before the jury had come to a decision -- he had been "rightly ridiculed locally and internationally ... It is my opinion that you have suffered enough."

Forbes avoided being charged with contempt of court -- which could have landed him a fine or jail time -- by claiming he was only repeating a rumor he had heard about the verdict.

In case you forgot what it sounds like when an extortion trial gets flushed down the toilet ... here's audio and video of Picewell screaming "Pleasant Bridgewater is a free woman" over and over.

12 COMMENTS

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE    

Put that in your pipe and smoke it John.

1788 days ago
2.

JAA    

FORBES IS TRASH, AND THAT IS ISLAND JUSTICE, NOT A DAMN THING

1788 days ago
3.

oreo    

That guy is an A-hole.

1788 days ago
4.

what ev    

Seriously....When I think Justice System...my first thought is ALWAYS the Bahamas. Pu--leezzze!

1788 days ago
5.

PhillipP    

This was all a setup done by Scientology in order to teach John Travolta a lesson because he admitted his son had Autism and the followers of Xenu do not accept Autism as a disease (but they do believe in aliens).

1788 days ago
6.

pam    

This guy should be in jail.

1788 days ago
7.

chalkoutline    

Just another day in the Bahamian legal system.

1788 days ago
8.

ralphie the one-eyed    

There was no reason to declare a mistrial.
Somethings up.

1788 days ago
9.

alex    

aruba, samalia, and now the bahamas. pathetic.

1787 days ago

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