‘Home Improvement’ Star Tim Allen Opens Up About 2-Year Sentence Over Drug Trafficking Charges

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Actor Tim Allen revealed what his two-year prison sentence was like during a recent podcast episode.

Allen claimed he “got used to” being behind bars during Monday’s episode of “WTF with Marc Maron.” The actor had gotten caught with almost a pound of cocaine at Michigan’s Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport when he was 23 and spent almost two and a half years behind bars following a drug trafficking conviction, according to the podcast.

In 1978, Tim Allen was arrested with 1.5 pounds of cocaine. He faced life in prison but made a deal to provide the names of other drug dealers in exchange for a lighter sentence. He was paroled after 2 years & 4 months. pic.twitter.com/N6D9MGjABn

“I just shut up and did what I was told,” Allen told Maron. “It was the first time ever I did what I was told and played the game … I learned literally how to live day ... (Read more)

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