25 Celebrities Convicted or Charged With Crimes
Celebrities can sometimes seem larger than life. We know nearly every detail of their personal lives, including the good and the bad. If two stars get married, it makes headlines. The same goes for when someone famous commits a crime. And, as it turns out, quite a few have.
While some celebrity crimes receive widespread coverage in the media, others happened so long ago that they might have slipped under your radar. You may even be surprised to see some of the names on this list.
No one ever said that celebrities have to be saints, but it's hard to believe that some of these actors, musicians and TV personalities committed crimes, especially ones with family-friendly credits to their names.
Take actor Tim Allen, for existence. While we associate him with the role of Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story, or the feel-good Christmas movie The Santa Clause, Allen once served time in jail for drug trafficking.
Lindsay Lohan was a child star growing up, but as she transitioned into adulthood, she struggled with alcohol and drug use. In 2007, she was arrested for driving under the influence. Meanwhile, Orange Is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne got firsthand experience with jail when she was charged with trespassing and harassing a neighbor — and then skipped a court hearing.
Below, you'll learn more about some of the Hollywood stars who have had run-ins with the law.