09/12/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nikki Blonsky's Ill Dad Released On Bond

Carl Blonsky, the father of Hairspray actress Nikki Blonsky, has been released on $3,000 bail from a Turks and Caicos jail, says his attorney.

Blonsky, who was originally denied bail, resubmitted his bond application to an appellate court.

Blonsky is now free to leave the Turks and Caicos, attorney Oliver Smith confirmed to PEOPLE on Tuesday.

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