Ex-JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater plead guilty today to one felony attempted criminal mischief, one count of misdemeanor criminal mischief, and one count of aggravated awesomeness.
Slater captured the hearts and imaginations of millions after he quit his job at JetBlue by grabbing some beer from the food cart and busting out through the emergency door and down the emergency slide.
The folk-hero will not have to go jail. Under the terms of the agreement, he will undergo a year-long mental health program and receive drug and alcohol abuse counseling.
“While the public interest was surprising for me, at the end of the day I am a grown-up. I must accept responsibility for my actions,” Slater told reporters outside the Supreme Court steps.
Slater also has to pay JetBlue back $10,000 to repair the emergency chute he damaged.
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