People often go through wide shock and disbelief when they find their favorite celebrities incarcerated and sentenced to a term behind bars. Celebrities are often looked upon as role models and people associate them with angels that can’t commit any crime. So, when they commit crimes, they show a human vulnerable side to them and audiences then can be quite unforgiving. Here are 25 celebrities who have committed horrible crimes. Have a look!
1. Will Smith
Back in the day when Will Smith was merely 20 years old in 1989, he, along with a group of friends attacked a record promoter and beat him senselessly, leaving him blind in one eye. Will would later be cuffed and sent to jail. Although he only had to spend one night in jail, he has called the term behind bars the worst night of his life several times in interviews.
2. Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke found himself in hot waters when he physical abused his then-wife, Carre Otis in 1994. Although he was arrested for his heinous actions, all charges were dropped against him later. Rourke did claim the accusations were not true and that the troubles in their marriage were used by Otis’ agent to further her career. Whether the rumors are true or not, we wouldn’t want to be on Mickey’s wrong side.
3. Tim Allen
Before showcasing his comedic presence on the screen, Tim Allen was a mess. He had financial problems and he would often sell drugs to make bill payments. One day in 1978, he got unlucky and the law enforcers caught him and arrested him for the possession of 1.4 lb cocaine. He initially got a sentence of 3 to 7 years, but was released early for cooperating with the officials. Tim had to stay 2 years and 4 months behind bars; he was located in a Minnesotan correctional facility.