Wesley Snipes Ordered to Jail
Judge rejects request for new trial
In this March 2, 2010, file photo, Wesley Snipes attends the premiere of "Brooklyn's Finest" in New York.   (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
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(User Submitted) – Wesley Snipes has been ordered to report to jail to begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion. A judge rejected the Blade star's request for a new trial, reports the BBC. "The defendant Snipes had a fair trial," he wrote. "The time has come for the judgment to be enforced." No comment from Snipes, who was in Atlanta to film a movie, but his attorney says he'll appeal to the Supreme Court, notes AP. He doesn't expect the actor to be taken into custody for about a week and says Snipes is "incredibly calm and positive."