Top Ten Celebrities Who Went to Prison

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The Top Ten

1 Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

In 1980, he went to jail for 9 days after he got caught with a half pound of weed. - ryanrimmel

2 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. V 1 Comment
3 Tim Allen Tim Allen

In 1978, Tim Allen was caught with 650g of cocaine, and almost got life in prison. - ryanrimmel

4 Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, and went on to appear in films such as the slasher Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, the legal thriller A Time to Kill, Steven Spielberg's ...read more.

He spent a whopping 9 hours in jail after he was found playing the bongos and singing naked, while on some sort of drug. - ryanrimmel

5 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

Ozzy being on the list shouldn't surprise anyone, however, the time he went to jail even surprised me. He was arrested for burglary in 1966, years before he was even in Black Sabbath. - ryanrimmel

6 James Brown James Brown James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".

In the 80s, he got 6 years for running from the police. - ryanrimmel

7 Phill Lewis

He's known for playing Mr Moseby on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. In the early 90s, he went to prison for a few years after he was driving drunk and killed a man. - ryanrimmel

8 Paris Hilton Paris Hilton Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author .

Got 3 days for driving without a license on probation. - ryanrimmel

9 Bill Gates Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.
10 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

The Contenders

11 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

He was caught with heroin, crack, and a gun. He got 6 months - ryanrimmel

12 Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.
13 Don King Don King

Manslaughter, arson, and drug dealing. 3 years for him - ryanrimmel

14 Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.
15 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.
16 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
17 Till Lindemann Till Lindemann
18 Paul Reubens
19 Martha Stewart Martha Stewart
20 David Crosby David Crosby David Van Cortlandt Crosby is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of three bands: the Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and CPR.
21 Randy Blythe Randy Blythe David Randall "Randy" Blythe is the vocalist and lyricist of American heavy metal band Lamb of God and side-project band Halo of Locusts. V 1 Comment
22 Amanda Bynes Amanda Bynes Amanda Laura Bynes is an American former actress. After appearing in commercials and in plays, Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s, first on the Nickelodeon series All That from 1996 to 2000, and then on her own show, The Amanda Show (1999-2002), becoming a teen ...read more.
23 Emma Roberts Emma Roberts Emma Rose Roberts is an American actress and singer. After small roles in films such as Blow, she rose to prominence with her role as Addie Singer in the Nickelodeon television series Unfabulous, for which she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award and six Young Artist Awards.

Went in jail for a few hours in Canada for domestic violence but was released after no press of charges in 2013. Apparently the so-called " violence " was exagerated when in reality it was just a huge domestic dispute with some pushing from both sides.

Wild Child but I love her.

24 Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American actor, author, painter, podcaster, musician and president of Bunnyears. He became famous as a child actor for his role as Kevin McCallister in the family comedy Home Alone, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical ...read more.
25 Bill Cosby Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ...read more.
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