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Justin Timberlake’s voting booth selfie could land him in jail for 30 days



Ramon Ramirez


In an effort to rally voters, Justin Timberlake posted a selfie on Monday to Instagram while in the voting booth. It could cost him 30 days in jail.

“I just flew from LA to Memphis to #rockthevote !!! No excuses, my good people! There could be early voting in your town too. If not, November 8th! Choose to have a voice!” the singer wrote.

Unfortunately for Timberlake, as of 2015, it’s against Tennessee law to take pictures or recordings in the voting booth, according to TMZ. Doing so means a $50 fine and potentially 30 days in jail.

Moreover, the Shelby County D.A.’s Office told TMZ that the selfie is being reviewed.

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It’s unlikely Timberlake will actually go to jail. Since being enacted last year, no one has been prosecuted for voting booth selfies.


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