Chair Girl Was Nowhere To Be Seen In Court Today & Her Sentencing Got Postponed
Marcella Zoia was supposed to be sentenced at Old City Hall today.
It was a busy day in court on Thursday morning as's sentencing hearing was postponed again. Chair Girl will be returning to court on March 30, where she could be facing jail time. The 20-year-old rose to infamy last year after a video of her tossing a chair off of a Toronto highrise condo went viral.
She last appeared in courtto be sentenced. However, the case was pushed back as the Crown needed more time to make the sentencing decision.
During her hearing in February,for her viral video. She reportedly said before the judge, "I’m sorry...I never intended to hurt anybody and I know this was a very immature and selfish mistake...I have a lot of work to do I want to improve my life..I’m aware that someone could have been hurt or I could have caused an accident."
Lesliethat he hopes his client will be able to avoid jail time.
When asked about his client's chances of actually facing jail time, he said, "Our objective is a suspended sentence, so probation more or less, with community service."
"There are a number of factors you have to take into consideration. But also, her age," Leslie continued. "When you are that young, I think the issue of rehabilitation is first and foremost. That’s what we state as defence."
In addition to four to six months in jail, the Crown is pushing for two-year probation, community service and a possible social media ban as punishment, CTV News reports.
accused Zoia of using the fame she gained from the video to help grow her social media.
Back in December, Drake fans were shocked when they spotted Zoia infor his song “WAR.”
The controversial figure originally had a brief cameo in the rapper’s surprise release. However, her appearance was later edited out after her inclusion sparked a backlash on social media.