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BBC’s Ray Gosling Gets 90 Days After Pleading Not Guilty, Then Guilty

Ray Gosling, the BBC host who apparently lied about killing his AIDS-stricken lover, will receive a 90-day suspended sentence for wasting police time with a false on-air confession, which sounds like a ridiculous thing to charge somebody over. He initially pleaded not guilty (“In my heart and in my head I plead not guilty”) and then, after consulting his attorney, plead guilty (“Digby Johnson, my solicitor, tells me technically I am guilty”). [Guardian]