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Martha Stewart

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Martha Stewart in 2019

Martha Stewart (born Martha Helen Kostyra, August 3, 1941) is an American entrepreneur, author, and media personality. Stewart is famous for the Martha Stewart Living TV show and magazine. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Polish-American parents.

In 2004, Stewart was convicted of obstructing justice and lying to investigators about a stock sale.[1][2] She served five months in a West Virginia prison. She was on ABC but moved to another channel. In May 2018, President Donald Trump said he was thinking about pardoning Stewart for her charges.[3]


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  1. "Martha Stewart speaks out on prison life - Dec. 22, 2004". money.cnn.com.
  2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A17324-2004Oct8.html
  3. Diamond, Jeremy (May 31, 2018). "Trump floats Martha Stewart pardon, Rod Blagojevich commutation". CNN.com.