Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has been taken from a federal courtroom in handcuffs after being sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison for trading in child pornography and having sex with underage prostitutes.

Fogle showed little emotion as the judge announced the sentence Thursday. Some of Fogle's family members in the courtroom started crying and hugging each other when he ordered taken into immediate custody.

Federal marshals had Fogle remove his suit jacket, tie and belt before they handcuffed him behind his back. Fogle blew kisses to relatives as he was led away.

The 38-year-old Fogle admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography produced by his charitable foundation's former director.

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