Figure Skater Had The Time Of Her Life In Prison

Nicole Bobek apparently made the most of her short New Jersey prison stay last week, after she was swept up in a statewide meth bust. After just three days in jail, she seems to have been the most popular girl on campus.

Nicole Bobek

Bobek made friends out of everyone at the Hudson County Correctional Center over the July 4th weekend, leading exercise classes and making tube tops for her fellow inmates. I bet they’re all glad meth is so addictive, so Nicole could be back soon!
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Ice Queen: Former Skate Champ Now Meth Dealer?

You know, there’s only so much I can take this week. Now sweet innocent figure skaters, who look like they should be revolving slowly atop ornate music boxes, are being accused of cutting and selling crystal meth. Nicole Bobek, who was U.S. Figure Skating champion in 1995, has been charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, say New Jersey police authorities. What’s next — Winnie the Pooh revealed to be a former Nazi?

Nicole Bobek

Bobek, who lives in both New York City and Jupiter, Fla., was arrested in Florida last week and extradited to New Jersey. She is being called “a significant player” in a suspected drug ring, and police have arrested 20 people in the ongoing investigation. Read more…