When my daughter left to take a flight from Reagan National Airport to go back to her Berkeley home, I gave her a big hug.
Now I want to get out to Berkeley – like ASAP, like yesterday – to give my baby girl another hug. For being a wonderful daughter.
For giving me three loving, brilliant grandkids and the best son-in-law in the world.
And she’ll get that hug, a kiss and praises from dad for being the complete opposite of that New York corrections officer that faces prison time for sexing up not one, but two male inmates. Have you heard about this piece of work?
Since we’re only 13 years into this century, she might not qualify for a “Skank of the Century Award” just yet. But it’s not for lack of effort.
Her name has been given in news reports, but why embarrass this poor child further? She’s 29 years old and could get 15 years for having sexual relationships with inmates.
One of the inmates she’s accused of having sex with is named Ronell Wilson, who’s on New York’s death row for murdering two undercover detectives 10 years ago in a gun buy-and-bust that went WAY south.
There is a piece de resistance to this tale: the corrections officer is eight months pregnant; prison officials suspect Ronell is the daddy.
Some news stories have run Ronell’s picture, further shaming the corrections officer.
“Damn!” I shouted when I saw Wilson’s photo. “Girlfriend, you gave it up to HIM?! Were you at least wearing a blind fold?”
According to news reports, prison officials and prosecutors learned of the corrections officer’s indiscretions from other inmates. What the corrections officer allegedly told those inmates was revealed in court documents.
“I just basically got wrapped up in something that I should have not got wrapped up (in), getting myself up with someone that is so high profile that when he farts he makes news,” the clueless C.O. told inmate lover number two, the one not named Ronell.
“I can’t explain it. I know what’s to come. I know what is going to be said about me. I know that for me as a parent, how am I going to explain this to this little boy? Mommy was in the military. Mommy was a C.O. Mommy got wrapped up in…So how do you explain that?”
Oh, how indeed. Did girlfriend learn her values about love and sex by watching too many rap videos when she was growing up? Or pop or rock videos, for that matter?
Women that do things like this absolutely baffle me. They become corrections officers presumably to work at a good job that will allow them to make a fairly decent living.
Then they get involved in sexual relationships with prison inmates. (Two female corrections officers in Maryland have been accused of having sexual relationships with members of the Black Guerilla Family prison gang.)
The upside of a female corrections officer having a sexual relationship with a Ronell Wilson or a BGF member would be what, exactly?
I keep telling myself that girlfriend will deny all, that she’ll say the inmates are lying and that her baby’s daddy is a law-abiding guy with a good job who lives in Poughkeepsie.
Maybe her lawyer will tell us, I keep hoping, that the charges are all hogwash. Girlfriend’s lawyer is Anthony Ricco, and here’s what he said, according to the Web site www.ksdk.com:
“People find love in the strangest places, and people get together in the most difficult circumstances. We live in a society where these things happen. These types of cases are unusual, but they’re not uncommon.”
I’m sorry, but does it sound like Ricco had girlfriend’s back on this one? Memo to Ricco: if this is the best you can do, don’t help this poor woman.
It doesn’t bode well when your mouthpiece all but proclaims your guilt. The best girlfriend can hope for is that the judge might be lenient and just sentence her to community service and a lengthy probation period.
I don’t know what kind of community service girlfriend will do, but don’t you have a hunch that counseling adolescent and teen girls about the value of chastity will be WAY off the table?
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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30. GC "Gods Child" Red on Red SweatSuit available now at www.MonicaApparel.com ... Take Your Crown wherever you go!! I'm pictured in a Medium... Go to the site now for other options ... cc: @trukernell
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