10 Celebrity Brushes With The Law
10 Celebrity Brushes With The Law
10 Celebrity Brushes With The Law
We tend to put celebrities on a pedestal. We worship from afar and up close. But, celebrities aren't perfect, they're human and make mistakes. Whether because they're desperate, drunk, broke, or simply spoiled and feel like they're above the law, for whatever the reason they run afoul of Johnny Law. Here are the stories about these famous people going to jail.


Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has been arrested mutliple times for drug use and once for possession of a fire arm. He said he realized he reach rock bottom after he ate a Burger King cheese burger in a car filled with illegal drugs.


Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan
Bad girl Lindsay Lohan has been arrested twice for DUI and once for jewelry theft. Here she is on trial, where she was sentenced to 90 days in jail.


Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton has been arrested twice, once for DUI and once for suspicion of cocaine possession. This picture is after she was arrested for suspicion of cocaine possession. Here she is leaving court after learning she had just been sentenced to 45 days in jail.


Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon was arrested in 2013 for disorderly conduct after being upset her husband, Jim Toth, was arrested. This picture is her and her husband's mugshot. She later apologized to the police saying she had one drink too many and panicked after seeing her husband arrested.


Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg
At 16, Mark Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder which he later pleaded down to assault, when he attacked a man with a wooden stick. He is hoping that the governor of Massachusetts will one day pardon him for his crimes.


Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
In 2014, Justin Bieber was arrested for drag racing and suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

He was also arrested in Argentina for ordering a bodyguard to attack a photographer.


Tim Allen
Tim Allen
In 1978, Tim Allen was arrested for possession of a 1.5 lbs of cocaine.

To avoid life in prison, he provided names of other dealers and served 2.5 years in prison.


Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
Movie star Hugh Grant was arrested for solicitating prostitute, Divine Brown, in 1995. He ended up pleading no contest and was placed on probation for 2 years.

This is his and Ms. Brown's mug shot after being booked by L.A.P.D.


Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bill Murray was arrested in 1970 for smuggling 10 lbs of marijuana at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

He was convicted and sentenced to probation.


Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
In 2001, Winona Ryder was arrested and convicted of a 3rd degree felony for shoplifting. She said she was in a confused state from the painkillers she was taking for the arm she had broken a few weeks earlier.

This is her conferring with her lawyer when she was on trial