Sunday, June 21, 2009

Jessica Alba's Shark Poster Campaign: Good Initiative, Bad Judgment

We love that Jessica Alba is trying to do her part to bring awareness to the world's declining shark population. We just prefer she didn't do so using such felonious tactics.

A red-faced Jessica Alba is apologizing for plastering shark-conservation posters around Oklahoma City - a stunt that sparked a police investigation.

"I got involved in something I should have had no part of," the "Fantastic Four" actress said in a statement Tuesday.

"I realize that I should have used better judgment and I regret not thinking things through before I made a spontaneous and ill-advised decision to let myself get involved with the people behind this campaign."

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Good initiative, Jessica.

Bad judgment.

Luckily for Alba, her status as part of the Hollywood elite probably saved her from facing charges.

E! Online reports that Fantastic Four actress Jessica Alba will not be facing charges for her vandalism spree in Oklahoma City last week.

Alba, currently in Oklahoma City filming the big-screen adaptation of Jim Thompson's novel The Killer Inside Me, had plastered posters of sharks all over downtown in an effort to draw attention to the dwindling shark population in the world's oceans.

"The decision has been made to close the case," revealed police Sgt. Gary Knight says in a statement. "The case will not be presented to the district attorney's office."

Alba, 28, could have faced felony vandalism charges for the incident. However, the property owners targeted by Alba's postering spree declined to press charges.

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