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Hero Who Destroyed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star Could Spend 3 Years In Jail

No good deed goes unpunished.

We live in trying times that often paralyze us with fear and dread. But some heroes break out of their complacency and terror to take real action — like James Otis, the vigilante who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Walk of Fame with a pickaxe and sledgehammer. Unfortunately, no good deed goes unpunished: Otis now faces up to three years in jail and a $10,000 fine for his crime of felony vandalism.

“I just sort of had enough with Mr. Trump’s aggressive language toward women and his behavior, his sexual violence with women and against women,” Otis said to the Los Angeles Times. “I’ve had personally, in my own family, four people who have been assaulted or have had sexual violence happen to them. It all became very personal.”

James is currently out on bail, but will be arraigned some time today. He seems totally unbothered about the sentencing: “I will gladly pay the money if I have to and if I must go to jail, I will," he said.

The star has, unfortunately, already been repaired.

[Photo: Getty Images]

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