Kirk Douglas & Catherine Zeta Jones Ask NY Judge To Spare Cameron Douglas Serious Prison Time
Film legend Kirk Douglas has asked a federal judge in Manhattan to spare his drug-dealer grandson a harsh prison sentence.
Cameron Douglas also received a letter of support Tuesday from his actress stepmother, Catherine Zeta-Jones.
She calls him a "considerate, worthy human being."
The son of Michael Douglas had pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges he peddled large quantities of methamphetamine out of a trendy Manhattan hotel.
The charges carry a minimum term of 10 years behind bars. But lawyers for the admitted heroin addict argue he should get only 3 1/2 years at sentencing next week.
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Published at 7:19 PM CDT on Apr 6, 2010 | Updated at 7:30 PM CDT on Apr 6, 2010
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