Convicted Felon sings Adele-inspired “sorry” to Seek Judge's Favour

I came across this amusing bit of odd news in which an American convicted felon attempted to serenade the judge of the court hearing his case by rendering his own version of Adele's 'Hello'.
Below is the excerpt of the report from Sky News:
A Michigan felon tried to sing his way out of trouble at his sentencing on a weapons charge, offering a musical apology inspired by singer Adele's Hello.
Brian Earl Taylor, 21, adapted the hit ballad to express his contrition to the judge at Washtenaw County Trial Court, reports the Ann Arbor News.
"Hello there, your honour," Taylor sang in the 10 March exchange, which was recorded on courtroom video.
Taylor was sentenced to up to 17 years in prison
He continued: "I want to say I'm sorry for the things I've done and I'll try and be stronger in this life I chose, but I want you to know - that door, I closed.
"And your honour I'm sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry."
Reacting to Taylor's soulful plea, Judge Darlene O'Brien said he was "obviously a talented young man".
But she sentenced him to up to 17 years in prison for unlawful imprisonment and carrying a concealed weapon. 
I can't say the Judge was harsh...afterall she had a job to do and she had to do it without obstructing justice. I just hope her eventual sentencing was not because he is black...with all the racial tension sprouting about the place in the US.

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Anonymous said...

HAHAHAHAHAha... nice try