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Sam Jones Begins Prison Sentence

12/12/2011 8:37am EST
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Actor Sam Jones will spend the festive holidays behind bars after checking into a federal prison following his drug conviction.

The former Smallville star was sentenced to serve 366 days in prison in June after pleading guilty to conspiracy to sell more than 10,000 Oxycodone painkiller pills as part of a major Los Angeles drug ring.

Jones checked into a correctional facility in Lompoc, California earlier this week to begin his punishment, reports

Actor Sam Jones III Sentenced To A Year In Prison

6/22/2011 11:16pm EDT
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Actor Sam Jones III has been sentenced to serve a year behind bars for his role in a major Los Angeles drug ring.

The former Smallville star will spend 366 days in federal prison after he was sentenced on Wednesday morning.

Jones pleaded guilty to conspiracy to sell more than 10,000 Oxycodone pills.

Federal authorities initially called for a five-year sentence, but the judge gave him a break, insisting Jones only had a minor role in the drug deal, according to

It is not known where or when Jones will have to surrender to authorities.

Sam Jones III Splits From Girlfriend Karissa Shannon

6/17/2011 11:31am EDT
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Smallville actor Sam Jones III and his Playboy model girlfriend Karissa Shannon have ended their controversial romance, according to a report.

The couple, who hit headlines last year over rumors they had agreed a deal to release a sex tape, recently ended their relationship and Shannon moved out of the home they shared, according to

News of the reported split comes just days before Jones is due to be sentenced for his part in a drug deal. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to supply drugs and is due to be handed his punishment on June 22nd.

He is facing up to 20 year...

'Smallville' Producers Talk About The Series Finale

5/13/2011 12:20pm EDT
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After 10 years, Smallville is airing its final episode tonight on The CW. The two-hour finale will wrap up the journey of Clark Kent, so he can finally emerge as the Superman we know. Producers Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders reflected on their years in Smallville as the end of it all approached.

“It’s probably the theme that emerged this year, which is believe in heroes,” Souders said. “I think that has become incredibly important to us that we were able to work on a show that had such a positive message. The fact that we have such hardcore fans that have followed the show, I think that’...

Prison-Bound Sam Jones III Paid To Party In Cancun

3/13/2011 5:31pm EDT
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Actor Sam Jones III was granted permission to fly from the U.S. to Mexico for a paid personal appearance at a party earlier this week despite his looming prison sentence.

The former Smallville star is due to be sentenced in June for his involvement in a drug ring, which saw the gang allegedly attempt to sell more than 10,000 oxycodone pills - a painkiller known as "hillbilly heroin."

The 27 year old has pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to supply drugs and is facing up to 20 years in jail.

He is currently on bail ahead of his sentencing and not allowed to leave America, but filed ...

TV On DVD: 'ER: The Complete Fourteenth Season'

1/11/2011 8:00am EST
Today sees the release of ER: The Complete Fourteenth Season from Warner Home Video. It's the longrunning medical drama's next-to-last season, presented in a five-disc, nineteen-episode set (this is the year that was abbreviated by the Writers Guild of America strike). Take a look with me inside the latest volume of cases and complications at Chicago's County General.

The Show

When ER was on, I was never a fan; I much preferred its competition, Chicago Hope. However, much like that series did an abrupt crash and burn in its final season, the fourteenth season of ER is not its finest -...

'Tis The Season For D-List Celebs To Be Charged With Manslaughter, Get Life In Prison & Face 20 Years For Drug Charges

12/17/2010 8:34am EST
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Former "Melrose Place" actress Amy Locane has been indicted on charges of aggravated manslaughter and assault by automobile after she was involved in a fatal car crash earlier this year.

The star, who also appeared opposite Johnny Depp in "Cry-Baby," was driving in Montgomery, New Jersey in June when she struck another vehicle as it turned into a driveway.

Helene Seeman, a passenger in the front seat of the other car, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver, Fred Seeman, was airlifted to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Locane confessed to police she had had several gl...

Karissa Shannon's Eye Popping Outfit Is Feathered & Fugly

12/8/2010 11:00am EST
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We spotted Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Karissa Shannon and boyfriend Sam Jones III at Trousdale nightclub wearing a sci-fi inspired mini dress that left little to the imagination. The mesh and feather dress is a disaster.

Last month the Playboy mansion became the location of a potential crime scene after a corpse was discovered close to the infamous property.

The body of a man was found in the grounds of a golf course, which shares a fence with Hefner's house.

'Smallville' Recap: 'Harvest'

10/31/2010 2:36pm EDT
Lois and Clark are heading to the boonies to cover the “Cherry Festival” (really?) when they get a double blowout. Clark heads to the nearest town to get a new tire while Lois hangs back with Charlotte Cavanagh, a little farm girl straight out of “Little House on the Prairie.” But when Clark returns to the car with a fresh tire, Lois is nowhere to be seen.

Even weirder, as Clark puts the tire in the trunk, he cuts his suddenly not-indestructible hand. A local constable agrees to help Clark search for Lois, who is taking a horse-and-buggy carriage ride with Charlotte back to her Amish-looki...

Are Sex Tape Stars Karissa Shannon & Sam Jones III Trying To Tell Us Something?

10/4/2010 9:30pm EDT
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Playboy model twins Karissa and Kristina Shannon got the royal treatment Saturday at Sugar Factory at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino for their 21st birthday. The "Girls Next Door" stars (Kristina in the red dress, Karissa in pink) sucked on the treat shop's signature "Couture Pops" and shared birthday cakes and red velvet cupcakes. Karissa, as usual, had her boyfriend Sam Jones III in tow.

But one shot that Karissa and Sam posed for has us wondering if she might be pregnant. Jones has his hand on her tummy while she holds up a peculiarly small t-shirt.

We hope...

Sam Jones III & Karissa Shannon 'Agree On Sex Tape Deal'

9/20/2010 2:00pm EDT
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Smallville actor Sam Jones III and his Playboy model girlfriend Karissa Shannon have reportedly agreed a deal to release their sex tape.

The pair previously vowed to fight plans to release an explicit film of their bedroom exploits after the footage was obtained by Vivid Entertainment boss Steve Hirsch, who branded the tape "extremely erotic".

Their lawyers fired off a cease and desist letter to Hirsch, ordering him to drop his plans, but the adult entertainment boss now claims he's agreed a deal to distribute the footage, and a source tells the pair was offered a payment in the...

Karissa Shannon Pretends To Be Upset Over Her Sex Tape Leak

9/14/2010 9:52am EDT
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A noticeably distraught Karissa Shannon went to dinner with boyfriend Sam Jones III at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood on Sunday. The Playboy Playmate cried on a bench outside the venue, covering her face with her hands.

Did the couple have a spat? Perhaps, but the real juicy gossip is they are trying to stop the release of a sex tape which stars them both. It's currently in the hands of Vivid Entertainment Ltd., which is claiming the content is "extremely erotic."

The two "stars" have consulted their lawyers in a bid to stopping the company from profiting from their steamy sex lives.


Sam Jones III And Karissa Shannon Consult Lawyers Over Sex Tape Leak

9/8/2010 4:00pm EDT
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Smallville actor Sam Jones III is taking legal action to halt the DVD release of an explicit sex tape featuring the star and his Playboy model girlfriend Karissa Shannon.

Vivid Entertainment boss Steve Hirsch has obtained footage of the couple's bedroom antics from "a reputable third party" and is seeking to sell the adult video, which he has branded "extremely erotic".

However, the porn mogul will face a court fight from Jones and Shannon - the stars have consulted their lawyers in a bid to stopping Hirsch from profiting from their steamy sex lives. He tells, "I understand that...

Karissa Shannon Crosses The Line With Her Skimpy Red Dress

9/6/2010 10:00pm EDT
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Karissa Shannon's little red dress left little to the imagination when we spotted her leaving La Vida nightclub with boyfriend actor Sam Jones III after attending an OK! Magazine party.

You know that line between sexy and slutty? She crossed it.

The 20-year-old told at the party, "I’m working on a new book right now. It’s an autobiography. It’s going to include things about life at the mansion."

It was previously reported Karissa would be spilling some juicy details about another one of Hugh Hefner's exes--Kendra Wilkinson. But that's not entirely true. She explained,...

Heidi Montag's Sex Tape Playmate Karissa Shannon - Hot Or Not?

8/24/2010 1:20pm EDT
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Heidi Montag's sex tape partner Karissa Shannon wore a tight red mini dress for a date night with her boyfriend Sam Jones III at BOA steakhouse in LA on Monday.

A girl-on-girl tryst featuring the Playboy Playmate and Heidi is among the sex tape library "The Hills" star's estranged husband is planning to go public with.

Spencer Pratt revealed he is in negotiations to sell the footage of his wife having sex, and reports one extract features Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Karissa.

Karissa has not made an official comment on the sex tape, but apparently she doesn't mind going to dinner ...

Karissa Shannon Actually Has An Intelligent Thing To Say

7/3/2010 2:00pm EDT
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Model Karissa Shannon made a political statement on her t-shirt while out with her boyfriend Sam Jones III in Hollywood yesterday. Karissa was showing her support for the victims of the Pacific oil spill.

The former "Girl Next Door" and Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend grabbed a drink from Coffee Bean and carried her pet pooch.

Karissa and her twin sister Kristina were kicked out of the Playboy mansion earlier this year for dating other men.

Karissa said in May, "After a couple of weeks, Hef was getting a little bit upset about the boyfriends, so he wanted us to move out. We were not allowed...

A Preview Of Spike TV's New Series 'Blue Mountain State'

1/8/2010 10:33am EST
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Spike TV is launching a new series on January 12 called Blue Mountain State. It sounds like they're bringing the rowdy party of a college movie home every week. Sam Jones III gave us a taste of what to expect each episode.

"My character's name is Craig Shilo, top recruited running back in the nation," Jones said. "Basically, he comes to this big football university. There's nothing but partying hazing and girls. He comes with his controlling girlfriend."

The partying will be for everyone else. Craig is a little hindered in his enjoyment of the debauchery. "He's the top recruit in the ...