Celebrities spend the day in working hard and night in partying hard, while there are some who end up in jail. From domestic violence to drug possession, they have been arrested for reasons you would not have imagined. Let’s know more about these lawbreaker celebrities who have spent time in jail.
1. Mark Wahlberg
At the age of 16, Mark Wahlberg attempted to rob a convenience store and he assaulted two men while doing so. He was sentenced 3 months jail, of which he served 45 days. He affirmed that he was ‘high’ while committing this crime.
2. Robert Downey, Jr.
Before stepping into ‘Iron Man’ suit, Robert Downey, Jr. was convicted many times for drug addiction. He was sentenced 3 years jail when he failed to attend a drug test ordered by the court in 1999. His wife motivated him to get clean and he got ‘Iron Man’ in 2008.
3. Lil’ Kim
The Grammy-winning rapper Lil’ Kim was accused of conspiracy and false swearing to save a friend who was involved in Manhattan radio station shootout. She was jailed in 2005 for one year and one day.
4. Tim Allen
Tim Allen was accused of drug trafficking and he was arrested at Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. He stayed behind the bars for 2 years and four months in Minnesota.
5. Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda was arrested for a crime she hasn’t done. She was a political activist, fighting against the Vietnam War. While coming back from Canada, she was arrested for drug smuggling. Though the pills she was carrying were only vitamins.
6. Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill spent time behind the bars for 3 months for not paying taxes on income worth $1 million. However, she claimed that she needs to earn money to pay the taxes as she was no more in the music business.
7. Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart was put in jail for five months for giving a false statement to federal investigators for selling stock. After that, she underwent house arrest of five months.
8. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton repeatedly drove with a canceled license, breaking her probation. She was on probation for drink-driving.
9. Lindsay Lohan
She has been to jail many times for alcohol and drug-related matters, but the lucky girl is always released before time because of overcrowding at the Century Regional Detention Center.
10. Matthew McConaughey
The actor was arrested for marijuana possession and for dancing naked & playing the bongos in front of the cops when they came to arrest him.