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Home confinement tougher than jail time, Stewart says

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart
Associated Press

Domestic diva Martha Stewart says her home confinement was tougher than doing time in federal prison.

"You have to watch the clock constantly because you're only allowed out of your home for a limited period, and for a busy person watching the clock, and knowing other people are watching the clock, is extremely difficult," Stewart told Time magazine in the issue reaching newsstands today.

Stewart, 64, served five months behind bars for lying to authorities about a stock deal and nearly six more months in home confinement. She has been free of her electronic ankle bracelet monitor since Sept. 1.