Cameron Douglas gets 4.5 more years in prison

cameron-douglas-michael-douglas-2-gi.jpg Cameron Douglas, the troubled 33-year-old son of actor Michael Douglas, was sentenced Wednesday (Dec. 21) to four-and-half more years in prison after being found guilty of possessing drugs while incarcerated.

This is on top of the five years Douglas is already serving for a drug dealing conviction.

Despite letters from father Michael, stepmother Catherine Zeta-Jones and grandfather Kirk Douglas begging for leniency, the judge doled out a sentence two-and-a-half years longer than what was originally asked for by prosecutors, reports the New York Post.

Judge Richard Berman called Douglas, who had also written a personal letter begging for a light sentence, "reckless, disruptive and non-compliant," adding that Douglas had "blown the biggest opportunity of his life."  

"I feel ashamed,' said Douglas prior to sentencing. 
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