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Wesley Snipes Won’t Be Home for Christmas

Bah. Humbug.

It’s finally looking a lot like jail time for Wesley Snipes, who must begin his three-year sentence for tax evasion Thursday despite a last-minute attempt to delay his incarceration to January 6 so he could spend Christmas with the kids. The judge denied his request by pointing out that Snipes has pushed back the inevitable for the past two years since he was sentenced. Given that Snipes has creatively dodged his taxes (and subsequent punishment) for the better part of the last decade by claiming that he was, among other things, a “stateless person,” a “nontaxpayer,” and, most memorably, not an “individual,” his latest ploy to put off the orange jumpsuit, if more heartfelt than others, strikes even us as a little weak. [Yahoo]

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