The lenient judge who freed wealthy Dominique Strauss-Kahn from a Riker's Island jail cell in favor of a marble-floored Manhattan luxury apartment may also let the Frenchman participate in "Dancing with the Stars," a popular TV show.
The judge hinted the man accused of raping a hotel maid could be permitted to dance on TV without the monitoring device on his left leg. "He's very light on his toes and a quite a seductive partner, said the judge-who is also a secret behind-the-scenes judge on the "Dancing" show.
"First, in real court, I'll rule that my new pal 'Dom' should lose the leg bracelet for the show. And then, on TV, I'll rule for Dom and his partner Kirstie Alley, unless she's too heavy again and takes another tumble," the judge declared.
The judge-who did not want to be identified by name because people might try to beat him or her up-concluded, "I won't be influenced by all those euros Dom stuffed down my robe. I just believe the guy deserves an occasional break from what must be a miserable existence with his angry wife in a tiny studio apartment."
"I admit it," the judge declared, "Dom is a very generous guy, and I'm always on the take." The judge then hurried off to his next judicial gig-at one of those boxing and kicking tournaments that are held inside animal cages.