Plaxico, Bronx Tale Star Hit The State Prison VIP

The NEW YORK POST reports today that the protective custody unit at the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y., has facilitated a friendship between Plaxico Burress and Lillo Brancato, Robert De Niro’s co-star in the 1993 feature film, “A Bronx Tale.”

Lillo Brancato and Plaxico Burress

New York City nightclub promoter and Brancato friend Noel Ashman told the Post, “They are buds. They work out together.”

Who knew celebs hung out in the VIP in state prison?

While Burress, who is serving two years for gun possession, is scheduled for release in early 2011, Brancato isn’t nearly so fortunate. Read more…