Robert Kraft makes pitch for Meek Mill

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"It just points to the need for real criminal justice reform in our country".

"He's an wonderful young man", Kraft said of the star, known officially as Robert Rihmeek Williams, outside the State Correctional Institution-Chester. "I know how I'd feel if I were in the situation he is". I saw him [recently at Gillette Stadium].

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Kraft was joined in his prison visit by Michael Rubin, e-commerce billionaire and co-owner of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils.

Meek Mill has been involved in a lengthy court battle after being imprisoned for violation of probation late previous year. The musician was released from prison in 2009 after doing time for charges of drug possession and carrying a firearm without a license.

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Meek Mill is currently serving two-to-four years for violating his probation, with Pennsylvania's highest court now considering his request to be released on bail. Things got especially heated in recent weeks after controversial Judge Genece Brinkley refused to reconsider Mill's prison sentence. He is one of the most up people I know.

Despite being team Trump, Kraft broke ranks with the president during discussions about the #TakeAKnee protests (which the president very loudly criticized), acting as a mediator between National Football League players and owners. "I say don't show me no pity because this is my life-this is what I'm going through and I think God put me in this position to be able to do a show with Lester Holt and open up eyes for other young black men".

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