3 Ways Wesley Snipes Can Survive Prison


It was not a good day for Wesley Snipes. On Thursday, the embattled actor reported to a minimum-security federal prison in Pennsylvania to begin serving a three-year sentence for failing to file his taxes. “I think any man would be nervous,” he told Larry King in a TV interview before entering the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania. “Given the length of time that they are suggesting that I be away from my family, away from my profession, away from my ability to provide for my family and for those who have depended upon me to contribute to society … I think anyone would be nervous about that.”

Indeed, the 48-year-old star of such films as Jungle Fever, New Jack City and the lucrative Blade franchise has been in a career freefall for the better part of the decade. But VIBE has Snipe’s back. Here are three ways Mr. Always-Bet-On-Black can come out of his seemingly crushing prison sentence triumphant. —Keith Murphy

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