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Instagram Star 'Zombie Angelina Jolie' Sentenced to Ten Years in Iranian Prison for Sharing Creepy Images Online

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An Instagram star who used makeup and editing to make her face look like a “Zombie Angelina Jolie” was sentenced to a decade in an Iranian prison a year after she was arrested for her social media activities.

Sahar Tabar, 19, whose real name is Fatemeh Khishvand, gained closely to 500,000 followers after posting images of her spookily thin face.

The Daily Mail reported Tabar’s lawyer confirmed his client was sentenced in the past few days to 10 years in prison. She was charged with corruption of young people and disrespect for the Islamic Republic. She was also charged with blasphemy and inciting violence when she was arrested last year in October, along with three other Instagram influencers, but was cleared of those charges. Iranian state TV aired her confession in late October last year. Tabar’s attorneys tried to get her released back in April after she caught COVID-19 while in jail. Her Instagram account was deactivated.

Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad tweeted, “Her joke landed her in jail. Her mother cries every day to get her innocent daughter freed.” Alinejad even pleaded to Jolie, asking the actress and humanitarian activist to help Tabar saying, “Islamic Republic has a history of tormenting women. We need to be united against this gender apartheid.” Medical records showed Tabar has dealt with mental illness and had a history of visits to psychiatric hospitals.

Source: New York Post