Sherri Shepherd is thankful she went to prison.
The talk show host recently opened up about her eight-day stint in jail during the early ’90s — a sentence she received for not paying $10,000 in moving violations — revealing the experience was one of the most pivotal of her life.
“Yeah, I went to jail for not paying my tickets,” Shepherd dished in an interview. “At the time I did not think being in jail was a good moment, but looking back I learned to pay all my bills.”
“Jail, that was a classroom… it was a life lesson, and now I pay my bills on time,” she noted of being behind bars before her …