Online dating and going to jail have some similar parallels that might not be so obvious.
Believe me, I understand having a fetish for bad boys. We've all entertained certain fantasies after seeing a particularly rousing episode of Prison Break. What woman wouldn't want to spend a night with a tattooed alpha male who looks like he's been carved out of stone. Can I reserve a cell for two please? But some woman take their carnal cravings for a law breaker a little more seriously. When imagination just won't cut it, they look for the real deal and seek real life inmates looking for love.
One British man is taking a stab at love -- with the very woman who stabbed him.
Playboy Playmates are known for being bastions of class and social distinction, but sometimes something in them snaps and they go bad.
How do you really make a jailbird suffer? Take away their porn! A 21-year-old inmate in Michigan has filed a lawsuit against the state's governor for violating his civil rights in the most inhumane way possible: prohibiting porn. Kyle Richards is locked up at Macomb County Jail, where all pornography is in violation of the rules. What cruel and unusual punishment!
Watch what you retweet—Twitter, it seems, could wreck your nuptials. Case in point: The UPI is reporting that a Chinese human rights activist, Cheng Jianping, was arrested on what was meant to be her wedding day, all because she retweeted her fiance's politically-charged tweet.
In news that is sure to make Lindsay Lohan wonder ‘How did he do that?’, Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault this week but will not serve any jail time. In exchange, the prosecutors have dropped the more serious, felony charges, and Charlie will only serve 30 days of probation, 30 days of rehab, and 36 hours of anger management classes.
Even if you are a big, Hollywood TV star, you can't assault your wife and allegedly hold a knife to her neck without spending some time in the slammer. According to People.com, Charlie Sheen with plead guilty to a misdemeanor offence and get 30 days in jail, following an ugly, Christmas Day fight with his wife Brooke Mueller.
Dubai, the crown jewel of the UAE, has an interesting relationship with the tourists and the ex-pats fueling its economy. When you come for the tax-free living, you still have to pay attention to their social mores. Thing like boozing, sex and even heavy petting in public are likely to get you tossed in the clink. A couple recently found that out the hard way.
Oh, Jon. We thought we were done reading news items containing the Gosselin family name. Then you accused ex-girlfriend Hailey Glassman of trashing your apartment. On Christmas. Sigh. When we first read about the incident, we knew only that your apartment had been ransacked—with some items taken and others destroyed—and that there had been a note, calling you a cheater and signed by Hailey Glassman, stuck to the bedroom dresser with a butcher knife. Reading the statement from your lawyer, we even pitied you:
A convict in Sicily decided he'd rather remain in prison than remain under house arrest with his wife.The man, one Santo Gambino, was put in jail for illegally dumping toxic materials and, due to overcrowded prisons in the boot-shaped nation, was later released to house arrest. Unfortunately, being released from the pokey does not make one a free man. Gambino was not home long before he trudged back to the police precinct and asked that he be re-incarcerated.
There's nothing wrong with being married five times. Just ask Elizabeth Taylor. Or Brigette Nielsen. Or, well, pretty much any middle-aged rock star. But between each walk down the aisle, we advise you to take some time out to do one little thing: divorce your previous spouse. Emily Horne, a 30-year-old woman in the UK, didn't bother to, and has now been sentenced to a ten-month suspended jail sentence because of it.