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John Grisham Issues An Apology For Saying Child Pornography Offenders Don't Deserve 'Harsh Prison Sentences'

John Grisham Issues An Apology For Saying Child Pornography Offenders Don't Deserve 'Harsh Prison Sentences'

John Grisham is now offering an apology for saying that punishments for child pornography offenders are too harsh.

“Anyone who harms a child for profit or pleasure, or who in any way participates in child pornography—online or otherwise—should be punished to the fullest extent of the law,” the 59-year-old best-selling author said on his Facebook page.

“My comments made two days ago during an interview with the British newspaper ‘The Telegraph’ were in no way intended to show sympathy for those convicted of sex crimes, especially the sexual molestation of children. I can think of nothing more despicable. I regret having made these comments, and apologize to all,” John concluded in his statement.

Read John‘s original statements about child pornography in case you missed them.

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  • happy666

    The attention sick celebs are boring and I think there’s always some kind of truth behind those comments.

  • Gregory Scott Relf

    Actually he was right on the money the first time.
    There is nothing wrong with a 16 or 17 year-old enjoying a nice old cigar once in awhile.

  • happy666

    I mean that this man likes to watch child pornography. It should be banned from everyone because it just increases the amount of pedophiles who want to make it real uuuuuugh
    Oh, and ok do children have feelings?

  • happy666

    What do you mean by “enjoying a nice old cigar once in a while”? Thats not a proper joke. I hope you just shut up and make love one day in your life.