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Posted at 4:31 PM ET, 12/ 9/2010

This just in...: Wesley Snipes; Robert Rodriguez

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Wesley Snipes, 2009. (AP/Andrew Medichini, File)

  • Wesley Snipes entered a federal prison in Lewis Run, Penn., on Thursday to begin his three-year sentence for failing to file income tax returns, the AP reports. The minimum-security camp houses about 300 non-violent prisoners. Snipes, 48, is still seeking an appeal before the Supreme Court, but a judge rejected his attempt to remain free during that process.

  • Texas is withholding as much as $1.75 million in incentive grants from movie director Robert Rodriguez after deciding that his satire "Machete" portrayed the state in a negative light, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Like many states, Texas offers incentives to encourage film production; but some Texans were insulted by "Machete"'s portrayal of a rabidly anti-immigration Lone State pol.

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    Really? Insulted? So oviously they KNOW how crazy their hysterical anti-immigrant madness is, or else why would they be insulted? And I guess those big, tough Texans are really just thin-skinned little crybabies. AWWWWWW -- so sorry the big, bad movie director hurt your little feelings.

    Posted by: 7900rmc | December 9, 2010 6:35 PM | Report abuse

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