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Have you heard the latest on Kwame Kilpatrick’s current legal drama? If not, we’re checking things out for ourselves today as the former Detroit mayor makes more headlines this week. Kilpatrick was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months to five years in a state prison for violating his probation, according to reports from inside the courtroom.

Judge David Groner issued the sentence before gasping supporters in attendance, but also acknowledged something a bit deeper in the case against Kilpatrick.

“Your testimony in this court amounted to perjury,” the judge told Kilpatrick. “Most compelling is that you lied to this court, continue to lie, after you pleaded guilty to lying.”

He’s already in enough trouble, but it just seems like Kilpatrick has officially lost his mind. After he failed as mayor a few years ago, cheated on his wife and was forced to admit to the text message/sex scandal with which led to perjury charges and pushed him right out of office, you would think that Kwame Kilpatrick has had enough with the courts.

Maybe not. Even the 99 days he already spent in jail last year after pleading guilty to obstruction of justice charges that stemmed from the scandal should’ve been enough to keep this brother on his toes and help him get back to business. To some, he’s been setup for more public failure and others believe he’s merely up against the unfortunate consequences that take place as a result of such behavior.

The story still unfolds with the ridiculous amount of fees he owes to the city of Detroit, but do you think it’s all fair? Is this a matter of race relations, meaning just because he was at some point considered to be an affluent African American male leader whose image the city is trying to destroy? Or do you believe that because of his actions, should Kilpatrick face the charges, pay the fees and spend more time behind bars? How did it all get to this?

Tell us what’s on your mind and post your thoughts on the story below in the comments section. 1230AM WDBZ The Buzz wants to hear from you today. Check out BlackAmericaWeb.com for full details and more on the situation.