Before her trial even concluded, Alec Baldwin’s accused stalker was ordered to jail for 30 days Wednesday after a series of courtroom outbursts got her declared in contempt of court.
After Genevieve Sabourin’s days of sobs, gasps, remarks and interruptions continued during some legal arguments Wednesday, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum told her, “That’s it.” He found her in contempt and issued the punishment, which means she’ll spend in jail while the trial continues.
Mandelbaum had warned Sabourin he might do so if she didn’t stop speaking out during the proceedings. He’s hearing the case without a jury.
Sabourin greeted the development with a soliloquy about the strain of the trial and the pain of hearing what she says are false allegations, calling herself “a person who is totally exhausted, humiliated, beat up, destroyed, alone.”
“My life is shattered in pieces,” Sabourin said.
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