Actor Brad Renfro
(AKA the kid from The Client
) has had sort
of a tough week. On Monday he was before a judge for sentencing after pleading guilty to attempted possession of
heroin, a charge stemming from his arrest in a December sting operation. Because California has a law that allows
non-violent drug offenders to enter treatment rather than the state pen, the judge, in addition to handing down three
years of probation and the warning of up to 18 months in jail for a subsequent drug arrest, ordered Refro into a
"drug diversion" program
It turns out, however, that any "Woo hoo! No prison!"
celebration following that court appearance was a mite hasty, because when Renfro pleaded no contest yesterday to a
November drunk driving charge, he was sentenced to 10 days in prison, another five years probation, and 18 months in
(yet another) counseling program. Doh! To his credit, the actor turned himself in on the spot, and began serving the
Ah, child stars. They're like little, human car wrecks.