Former “Dance Moms” reality star Abby Lee Miller comes to the Joseph F. Weis Jr. U. S. Courthouse in Pittsburgh for her sentencing on the federal bankruptcy fraud charges, Monday, May 8, 2017.
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Abby Lee Miller is behind bars, ET has learned.
The 51-year-old former “Dance Moms” star was released from the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville, California, prison on Tuesday, after the surrender of himself last July 12. She was transferred to a halfway house, a residential re-entry center in Long Beach, California, for the rest of her sentence. Now Miller is scheduled to be released from the halfway house on 25 May.
Miller was originally sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison last May, after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud in June 2016.
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A source tells us that Miller ET looks forward to her new life outside the prison and that she is certainly eager to return to the viewer.
“The sky is The limit,” the source says of Miller’s prospects for the future after serving time in prison, adding that at its release, the controversial reality star will be “lots and lots to say.”
As for her actual prison experience, the source says that for Miller, some things about the prison were “absolutely terrible” and other things were “pretty much the same.”
A second source tells us that Miller ET will also go under the knife again pretty soon after its release, the promoting of her physical transformation. Last April, prior to its condemnation, the dance instructor underwent a sleeve gastrectomy, a procedure that reduced her stomach by 80 percent.
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In January, Miller had already lost about 100 pounds and was feeling “great,” a source told ET in January. According to the source, she had already applied for multiple operations for when she’s released, including a tummy tuck, breast lift, and excess skin to remove.
A few days before she went to jail, Miller told ET in July that serving time would actually be a chance for her to focus only on themselves.
“I’ve always everyone the child for the first time, for my own health, for my own outfit, my own term,” she explained. “Everyone was dressed and out the door and looking perfect and I walked around looking for a clean towel to take a shower, so I think this is a bit of ‘me’ time.”
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