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(Dow Jones) — Raymone Bain, a public-relations specialist and former general manager of the late pop star Michael Jackson, pleaded guilty to charges she failed to file federal and District of Columbia income-tax returns. Bain pleaded guilty to two counts of failure to file federal income-tax returns and Washington income-tax returns in federal court in Washington, D.C. The federal violation carries a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison and a $100,000 fine while the Washington violation carries a maximum of six months in prison and a $5,000 fine. She is scheduled to be sentenced in August, according to the Department of Justice.
(Eurweb) – But on this day we’re here to give props to a young man by the name of Matthew Cherry and, trust us when we say, he’s a brother on the verge. Cherry, 29, was first brought to my attention by a mutual friend. His name did sound familiar but, though his moniker screamed ‘show business’ I had the feeling I remembered him from a different type of ‘show.’ He’s a former football standout at the University of Akron and was even good enough to get some NFL burn. So, how does one go from playing football to film director on the rise? “When I was going to school I was an athlete and I majored in radio and television production,” Cherry explained. “I always knew that when I got finished playing ball that I wanted to work in communication. I went to school in Ohio and there weren’t many opportunities for video work outside of standard news and radio. Around about my second year in the league I ran into a friend who had interned at a radio station in Ohio and he invited me out to L.A., and I had never been before in my life.”