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Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller prepares for prison: I will ‘pretend I’m shooting a movie’

Alright, Mr. DeMille: Abby Lee Miller is ready for her close-up.

In a Tuesday morning interview that recalled the sentiment fueling the closing moments of the Billy Wilder classic Sunset Boulevard, the Dance Moms star told Good Morning America she’s going to treat her upcoming prison stay like a Hollywood production. “I’m just going to pretend I’m shooting a movie and we’re on set and I’m there for 10 months, and that’s how it’s going to be,” Miller told ABC’s Linsey Davis.

On Monday, the 50-year-old reality star was sentenced to 366 days in prison after allegedly hiding $775,000 from bankruptcy creditors between 2012 and 2013. She was first indicted on fraud charges in 2015, after reportedly concealing earnings from the long-running Lifetime program and its subsequent spinoff, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, during Chapter 11 proceedings.

Additionally, she was accused of transporting $120,000 (in individual plastic bags) from Austalia in friends’ luggage in 2014, violating a mandate that requires the declaration of more…