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Blubbery Tears Gone Wild

aquaf.jpgLast week, we mentioned that “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis was having some problems over a contempt of court charge for skipping town to go to Atlanta for March Madness. Well things got worse later in the week, when he was indicted for tax evasion (the charges carry a penalty of up to 10 years in the clink plus fines of $50,000). And things got stupider when he was subsequently hit with new charges for allegedly trying to bribe a guard, and having contraband prescription drugs in his cell.

Seems that Francis was desperate for some water. But not that jail swill - the good stuff. The bottled stuff! So he offered a guard $100 for some of the good bottled water, and when the guard said “no thanks,” Francis offered him $500. Francis also flashed the $500 to the guard, showing that he had the cash on him. And prisoner’s aren’t allowed to carry cash, and this prison no-no led to a search of Francis’ cell, which is when the drugs were found.

The best part of the whole story, however, is that after he appeared in court to have the new charges read against him, it’s reported that he “cried as his mother blew him a kiss while he was led from a federal court room back to his cell.”