Brittney Griner Officially Sentenced To 9 Years

An international debate has been raging over the Olympic medalist.

Credit: Brittney Griner/Instagram

A Russian court has found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of smuggling drugs, according to several reports.

As a result of her arrest in Moscow for possession of less than one gram of marijuana oil, the Olympic medalist has been the subject of international discourse.

Read the full story below!

Credit: Brittney Griner/Instagram

Brittney, who publicly came out as a lesbian in 2013, has been imprisoned in a Russian jail for six months.

Related: Rapper Snoop Dogg Has Been Cleared Of Sexual Assault Claims

She's now been convicted of smuggling drugs with criminal intent after the culmination of her trial, where Brittney insisted she carried out the crime intentionally.

As prosecutors argued during closing arguments, Brittney should serve a minimum of 10 years, but her official sentence was nine.

Related: Amber Heard Discusses Feeling 'Fearful' After Losing Defamation Trial To Johnny Depp

In other news: Khia Roasts BeyoncĂ©'s Latest Album 'Renaissance'





Keeping up with the best of what we have to offer is easy - just follow NILATCH.COM's free daily newsletter!








Enjoyed this post? Never miss out on our future posts by following us on Facebook and Twitter!


Previous PostNext Post