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Word On The Curb: March 20 Pooch Hall Reaches Plea In Drunk Driving Case, Cardi B to make film debut as a stripper opposite Jennifer Lopez, Miami Officials Cancel Spring Break After Wild Weekend Turns Violent

Pooch Hall Reaches Plea In Drunk Driving Case

Remember when former The Game and current Ray Donovan actor Marion “Pooch” Hall was arrested on a drunk driving and and child endangerment charges where he was found in a crashed car with his 2-year-old son riding on his lap? Well, fortunately for him, he’s not going to have to go to jail.

Hall, the married father of 4, was able to plea his way into a probation and alcohol treatment agreement, reports.

On Tuesday, the Ray Donovan actor admitted to driving under the influence in October while his 2-year-old son Djulian Bryant sat in his lap, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office confirmed to PEOPLE.

Hall, 45, pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor for driving with a blood alcohol content over .08 percent and another for child endangerment.

Under the terms of his plea agreement, Hall received a three-year sentence of probation, a mandatory three-month residential alcoholic treatment program, and one year of parenting classes. The actor’s driving license was also suspended for six months, according to the D.A.’s Office.

Hall told a fan on Instagram recently that he would “never let his kid drive in an unsafe situation” which when you think about it sounds a little disingenuous, because who would let a child drive a car at all? See the exchange in his Instagram comments…and his cute son, Djulian, below.

Cardi B to make film debut as a stripper opposite Jennifer Lopez in ‘Hustlers’: report

Cardi B is reportedly set to make her feature film debut.

The Grammy-winning singer will appear in the upcoming movie “Hustlers,” alongside Jennifer Lopez and “Crazy Rich Asians” star Constance Wu, according to Deadline.

Also joining the star-studded cast will be “Riverdale’s” Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer from “Scream Queens,” “Save the Last Dance” star Julia Stiles and Mercedes Ruehl from “The Fisher King.”

The movie — inspired by a 2016 New York Magazine story, and written and directed by Lorene Scafaria — follows a group of strip club employees who join together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients, per the news outlet.

The film will reportedly begin shooting in New York City on Friday.

The 26-year-old, who has yet to publicly comment on the news, has been open about her previous career as a stripper.

In an interview with Cosmopolitan last February, the “Money” singer explained how she hopes her own rise to fame will encourage others to respect strippers.

“People say, ‘Why do you always got to say that you used to be a stripper? We get it,’” she told the magazine. “Because y’all don’t respect me because of it, and y’all going to respect these strippers from now on… Just because somebody was a stripper don’t mean they don’t have no brain.”

Go Home, Spring Breakers! Miami Officials Cancel Spring Break After Wild Weekend Turns Violent

Almost three weeks ago, college students, dropouts and alums flooded Miami Beach for the annual spring break festivities in South Beach. Although every weekend was filled with wild parties and even crazier stories, the aftermath of the most recent weekend has forced city officials to make a change. Long story short, Spring Break, as you know it, is cancelled. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Brawls on the beach, a woman knocked unconscious, drivers serving alcohol on the MacArthur Causeway, and not to mention, another woman getting run over by a car after flying out of her own vehicle, were just some of the outrageous incidents that sparked an emergency meeting on Tuesday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

In fact, Monday night, after videos surfaced of the shenanigans, Mayor Dan Gelber sent an email to all Miami Beach residents to address complaints. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“What I saw this weekend was unacceptable,” he said. “We have to do a better job at addressing these high impact weekends when hundreds of thousands flock to our entertainment district in South Beach. I received so many calls and emails: from residents stuck on a Causeway trying to just get home; from people walking around Ocean Drive feeling unsafe; and from others who, like me, can’t stand the image this projects about the City we love.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“The bottom line is we have become so attractive as a destination that we simply can’t process the volume of people that want to come here. And unfortunately, among the thousands that visit with intent of suitably enjoying themselves are some who come with bad intentions, drink or smoke too ….…to read the rest log on to (clickable link on profile)


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