Robert Downey Jr. Pardoned for Drug Conviction

California Governor, Jerry Brown grants Robert Downey Jr an official pardon for a drug conviction the actor committed back in 1996.
3:36 | 12/25/15

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I look topping our look at the skinny on this Christmas morning a very Merry Christmas to Robert Downey junior getting actor has been given quite a present from California governor Jerry brown and other official. Hard it. For a drug conviction that sent him to prison nearly twenty years ago to kick in 1996 police found cocaine heroin and a pistol in his car when they stopped him for speeding. And three years later he violated his parole. He was visit your those how you got a crash admiration for Brown's office says since then. Downey junior has lived and honest and upright life exhibited good moral character and conducted himself. As a law abiding citizen. Environments conviction by the way will remain on his record but so now will the pardon and he will have his voting rights restored. It's natural brown gets another voter if he had. I carried out next troubling news from rock star Janet Jack that she posted this on her answer Graham that she's postponing her unbreakable world war. At least until the spring because she must have surgery soon. Jackson did not reveal what kind of surgery she would be undergoing but asked only that fans pray for her for her family and for their entire company during this difficult time. In Jackson also told fans to hang on to those tickets that they would be honored in a special way let her new concert schedule is and now. The forward to it is going to be new York and very very did you get take us now but Allen try to latter gets out of I have the exactly. Next to an early Christmas present for the Palin fans have Bristol Palin who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother seven years ago. Given birth to her second child a girl named sailor grace. Palin in sticker and this photo saying our family couldn't be more complete. OK so here's a that they issue Pailin hasn't publicly identified the father of sailor grace but announced. She was pregnant shortly after her engagement to marine war hero Dakota Meyer. Was bound broken off this spring that's. Meyer also posted quote best Christmas present. Ever about the baby not the broken and yet okay. Show me an answer maybe maybe he's the baby daddy may be there's an episode of Maury that's coming up soon yes. Tune in I finally a spirit of Christmas Goliath. In Peru this is really cool it something you just don't see very often are frankly however he Carolina Panthers running back. Fuzzy would occur dressed up as Rudolph the red nosed reindeer singing the temptations virgin. Then there's no then wow all and it. Okay. Chris Smith. A true. Chris not. Okay. Hundred prisoners are about news room with temptations do you know it's probably. And turn made here that's a really classic in great. Eyewitness I appreciate your attendance I think I don't. I'd appreciate it can say that they a lot of people who do not appreciation but that that what happens if for fourteen and no you can sing anything you want. In a range your cost and shirt less like that and yeah. I like that.

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