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Friday, April 6, 2007

Judge Orders "Girls Gone Wild" Joe Francis Jailed

District Court Judge Richard Smoak, who found Joe Francis, the "Girls Gone Wild" impresario in contempt of court last week, has now ordered  him to jail after Mr. Francis apparently refused to continue engaging in talks intended to lead to a settlement with seven women who alleged that he and his company inserted footage of them in videos without their consent.  Read more in a CNN story here and here in an Orlando Sentinel story.

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