On October 8th, 2004, Martha Stewart reported to prison to begin serving a sentence for lying about a stock sale. See how much you know about lifestyle guru Martha Stewart with these trivia questions...
What Significant Event Happened in Martha Stewart's Life on October 8th, 2004? Martha Stewart was involved in a stock trading scandal in 2001 with ImClone Systems stock. She received inside information that allowed her to avoid a loss of nearly $50,000 from her broker and sold her stock. She was sentenced to five months in federal prison for this felony conviction and then was on supervised probation for two years afterward. She checked into prison to serve her time on October 8th, 2004.
How Many Hours is Martha Stewart Reported to Sleep at Night? While most of us need eight hours, and others need ten or even twelve, Martha Stewart only sleeps around four hours a night. She isn't the only one that sleeps less than eight hours and attributes their success to it either. Thomas Edison, Nicola Tesla and even President Donald Trump, all survived on about the same amount of sleep as Martha Stewart. Trump says that his sleep schedule is part of his strategy for success. He told The Daily News: "How does somebody that's sleeping 12 and 14 hours a day compete with someone that's sleeping three or four?" Image credit
What did Martha Stewart do During College to Make Money? Martha Stewart was named as one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1996. That's not surprising, since she worked as a model in college in order to supplement her scholarship. Martha Stewart had some other jobs before stumbling on this globally famous celebrity thing, including one pretty relevant to her later incarceration: She was a stock broker, ultimately becoming one of a handful of female brokers at the firm.
What Made Martha Break Up with Actor Anthony Hopkins? Actually, let's just start with the first trivia nugget: Did you know Martha Stewart dated Anthony Hopkins? The two went out for a time, but Stewart had to end things when she saw Silence of the Lambs. We all know Hopkins was convincing in his role in the film as Hannibal Lecter, but apparently he was a bit too convincing. Stewart just couldn't separate the man she knew from the cannibal onscreen. In a Howard Stern interview, she said she loved him, but had to reconsider her relationship when she watched the movie a second time. "Do you want someone eating your brain while you are sitting in your beautiful dining room in Maine?" Because apparently even in describing a hypothetical scenario where her lover is eating her brains, it's important to point out that her dining room looks beautiful. Now that's a dedicated homemaker.