Pooch Hall Facing 6 Years in Prison After DUI Involving 2-Year-Old Son

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Although may be best known as a player on the Showtime series, Ray Donovan, most of us got to know and love Marion “Pooch” Hall from BET’s The Game.

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But what the 44-year-old actor is facing is anything but.

TMZ reports that Hall has just been criminally charged with one count of child endangerment and a DUI for driving drunk and letting his two-year-old son, Djulian, take the wheel.

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Hall was arrested earlier this month in Burbank after a witness saw him driving with his toddler in his lap, holding the steering wheel and seemingly steering a car that smashed into a parked car.

At the time, Hall blew a .25, more than three times the legal limit of .08.

Thankfully, no one was hurt, but L.A., like most jurisdictions, takes drunk driving very seriously. The actor is looking at 6 and a half years in prison.

Too bad Tasha Mack can’t get him out of this one.

Ms. Bronner Helm is the Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.

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DISCUSSION

Jack Daniels really screwed The Pooch

Damn Pooch, you really fucked up, bruh.

44? Really dude, you aged well...you’re going to go over real well in jail