Wesley Snipes Reports To Federal Prison In Pennsylvania
Posted on Thu Dec 9, 2010 10:21 AM PDT

wessssnipes200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Wesley Snipes has just reported to a federal prison in Pennsylvania where he will begin serving a three-year sentence for failing to file federal income taxes.

The 48 year-old actor was convicted in April 2008 of three misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file taxes, and after two years of unsuccessful appeals he was sentenced on Thursday.

Snipes will report to McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Lewis Run, Pa., but he will eventually move into the adjacent minimum security prison camp, according to Federal Bureau of Prison spokesman Edmond Ross.

The Brooklyn's Finest star recently appeared on CNN's Larry King Live, where King asked if he was nervous about going to prison. Snipes revealed:

"I think any man would be nervous. Given the length of time that they are suggesting that I be away from my family, away from my profession, away from my ability to provide for my family and for those who have depended upon me to contribute to society ... I think anyone would be nervous about that."

On the upside, the actor's new move Master Daddy will hit theaters next year. He will also star in Chronicles of the Mayan Tunnel which begins shooting once Snipes finishes his sentence.