Joe Francis, ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Creator, Sentenced to 270 Days in Jail, Probation

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 27, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Joe Francis, the creator of the “Girls Gone Wild” franchise, was sentenced to 270 days in jail over a 2011 assault.

Francis was accused of assaulting three women in 2011.

TMZ reported that he has do 36 months of probation and will have to take part in an anger management course. He also has to complete a year of psychological counseling.

The website reported that he was handcuffed and escorted out of court. His bond was set at $250,000.

He recently filed court documents demanding a new trial, saying here was insufficient evidence against him.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.