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Ryan Edwards Pleads Guilty to Yet Another Crime

Ryan Edwards is getting to be very familiar with his local courthouse these days.

Edwards has been arrested three times in the past year, and many are baffled by the fact that he’s not currently behind bars.

(We suppose you can never underestimate how much easier it is to navigate the criminal justice system if you’re both white and mildly famous.)

The charges against Ryan have ranged from serious to relatively benign, but despite his many, many brushes with the law, it looks as though the troubled Teen Mom OG star has no intention of changing his ways.

Edwards’ latest arrest was for a speeding ticket, but because he’s currently on probation in connection with 80,000 other infractions, it could have carried serious legal consequences.

In fact, Ryan spent a week in jail following his latest run-in with the cops, and he was originally supposed to remain behind bars until his arraignment.

But once again, his lawyers worked their magic (“Judge, I’d like to remind the court that my client is both Caucasian and a reality star …”) so he strutted into court on Tuesday having spent the past several weeks at home as a free man.

According to Radar Online, Ryan pled guilty to the speeding charge, having apparently reached a plea deal with prosecutors.

That may sound like a lot of courtroom drama for a simple moving violation.

But Ryan has reached the point where a jaywalking ticket could land him behind bars if he winds up in front of the wrong judge.

All these legal troubles began in March of 2017 when Ryan was arrested for heroin possession near his hometown in Tennessee.

While still on probation for those charges Edwards failed a drug test and was once again taken into custody.

He received a suspended sentence, probation, and five days community service.

Also during this time, Edwards baby mama, Maci Bookout, was granted a restraining order against him after Ryan allegedly threatened to murder her husband.

Needless to say, the man has been incredibly lucky in court — but his employers have been far less forgiving.

Recently, MTV fired Edwards and his wife, Mackenzie Standifer.

Accounts vary as to why the network reached that decision with Ryan and Mackenzie insisting that they’re discriminating against him because of his addiction, and others claiming that Maci demanded the network give her ex the ax.

We’d say it’s a blessing in disguise, as Ryan can use this time away from the spotlight to focus on getting his life in order.

But let’s face it — that’s never gonna happen.

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Meghan Markle Targeted In Racist Hate Crime

From the moment the world first learned that Prince Harry was dating Meghan Markle, racist trolls have been crawling out of the woodwork to spew their hateful bile.

These days, Harry and Meghan are engaged, so naturally, the world’s worst people have ramped up their efforts to frighten and harass the couple.

The Guardian is reporting today that Scotland Yard is investigating an envelope of white powder that was mailed to Kensington Palace and addressed to Harry and Meghan.

Police are treating the incident as a racially-motivated hate crime.

Investigators suspect that the envelope contained anthrax, but they have yet to release the results of a toxicology test.

Of course, even if it turns out the powder is something far less harmful, the fact remains that the perpetrator intended to scare Harry and Meghan, to make them feel unsafe in their own home.

Sadly, this incident isn’t entirely surprising.

It’s hard to believe – especially given how beloved she is on this side of the pond – but some Brits are not happy about the idea of Harry marrying Meghan.

Some say it’s because Meghan is divorced.

Others claim it’s because she’s an actress.

And a surprising number just come right out and admit they’re racist.

We suppose their honesty would be refreshing if they’re bigotry wasn’t so nauseating.

A recent collection of comments posted on the Daily Mail‘s website in response to an article about Harry and Meghan gives you an idea of the sort of vitriol that’s at work here:

“A DIVORCEE BARELY a Z-list actress!” wrote one caps-loving psychopath.

“This is going to be a JOKEfest of a SHAM wedding!”

“CAN’T STAND THE WITCH SHE IS GOING TO BE THE DOWNFALL OF THE ROYAL FAMILY!!!” remarked another level-headed gent.

“An almost 40-year-old divorcee who appears used up, tongue hanging out and slapping high fives and taking selfies along her carriage route,” another basement-dweller wrote of Meghan.

You get the idea.

These people seem unaware that the Church of England literally only exists because of a divorce, but there’s no point in arguing with them, anyway.

Living well is the best revenge, and it doesn’t get much better than life as a princess.

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Gianni Versace Crime Scene Less Chaotic Than Portrayed on ‘American Crime Story’

Gianni Versace’s crime scene wasn’t nearly as chaotic as FX’s ‘American Crime Story’ portrayed. Carlos Noriega — a former lieutenant in charge of the Violent Crimes Unit for Miami Beach PD — tells us he was the 4th person to arrive on the scene…

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