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In October 2014, Teresa Giudice was sentenced to fifteen months behind bars for fraud. (She and her husband, Joe Giudice, had been charged with misrepresenting their wealth whereas taking out loans and later mendacity about their improved monetary state of affairs whereas submitting for chapter.) The longtime star of “The Actual Housewives of New Jersey” reported to a Connecticut jail in January 2015 and was launched 11 months later — two days earlier than Christmas 2015. As for her then-husband…
In October 2014, Teresa Giudice’s husband, Joe Giudice, was sentenced to 41 months behind bars for fraud. He reported to a New Jersey jail in March 2016 — three months after his missus returned dwelling from her personal jail sentence. He was launched in March 2019 however did not precisely go free. In late 2018, a decide dominated that the daddy of 4 — who by no means obtained American citizenship despite the fact that he is lived in the US since he was a child — ought to be deported to his native Italy following his jail time period. When his time was up, he was remanded to ICE custody. He fought his deportation for months however finally moved to Italy in October 2019. He and Teresa have since ended their marriage.
One other actuality star who hung out behind bars for chapter fraud? Abby Lee Miller! The “Dance Mothers” persona — who reportedly hid $755,000 in earnings from the federal government — served eight months of a one-year sentence in a Southern California jail in late 2017 and early 2018. She then spent two months in a halfway house.
In November 2017, a decide sentenced Meek Mill to 2 to 4 years in jail for violating the phrases of his probation stemming from a 2007 arrest on drug and gun costs when he was 19. The violations? Popping wheelies on a dust bike and struggling with two workers badgering him for a photograph at an airport in St. Louis. The rapper served 5 months of his sentence till a Pennsylvania appeals court docket secured his early launch in April 2018. He is since grow to be a outstanding advocate for prison justice reform.
In 2019, Mike “The Scenario” Sorrentino spent eight months behind bars in a New York federal jail for tax evasion. The “Jersey Shore” star and his brother, Marc, had been indicted twice: first in 2014 after which once more in 2017 for conspiring to defraud the US authorities by failing to pay taxes on his earnings.
In the summertime of 2019, A$AP Rocky spent a month in a Swedish jail as authorities investigated his half in a bodily altercation with a person on the streets of Stockholm. The rapper, who claimed he was merely defending himself, was later found guilty of assault, although he confronted no further jail time.
Again when Mark Wahlberg was Marky Mark, he was a really naughty boy with an adult-sized rap sheet. “I needed to be the cool man within the neighborhood, to be what I believed was a bada**,” the Boston native advised NPR of his prison conduct, which included stealing automobiles, promoting pot and a number of assault costs. In 1998, he assaulted two Vietnamese males, leaving one partially blind. He pleaded responsible to assault and was sentenced to 2 years in jail, although he served simply 45 days of his time period.
Robert Downey Jr. hasn’t all the time acted like a superhero. The A-lister hung out behind bars in 1997 and 1999 for a number of drug-related run-ins with the regulation. In June 1996, police discovered crack, cocaine, heroin and a pistol within the actor’s automotive after he was pulled over for rushing close to his Malibu dwelling. He was charged with DWI, possession of a hid weapon and possession of managed substances. That very same 12 months, he handed out in a neighbor’s dwelling after breaking in whereas below the affect. He was placed on probation for his crimes — however landed in jail for 4 months in 1997 after he missed a drug check. He spent nearly a 12 months behind bars in 1999 when he missed one more drug check.
If you wish to reside La Vida Lohan, you’d higher be ready to spend a while within the slammer. Lindsay Lohan ended up behind bars for 13 days in August 2010 after she by accident triggered the alcohol-monitoring system she was ordered to put on as a part of her probation following her second DUI conviction. She wound up behind bars once more two months later — however this time for lower than a day — when she failed a drug check. She spent a couple of hours in jail once more in April 2011 and November 2011 for violating the phrases of her probation.
Paris Hilton ended up behind bars for 23 days in Might 2007 after she violated the phrases of her probation stemming from a September 2006 DUI conviction by repeatedly driving with a suspended license. “It was a horrible expertise, however on the identical time, it is one thing that made me a stronger individual. I do know that I can get by something and do something now that I went by that,” she later advised Folks journal.
Paul McCartney may not have been formally charged with against the law, however he nonetheless spent 9 days in a Japanese jail in January 1980 after customs officers at Narita Worldwide Airport discovered eight ounces of hashish in his baggage. The previous Beatle had simply touched down in Tokyo for a tour of Japan along with his band Wings when he was arrested and jailed. After 9 days, the celebrity was launched and deported, successfully avoiding the standard penalty for his crime: seven years of onerous labor.
Martha Stewart spent 5 months behind bars in a West Virginia ladies’s jail and 5 months below home arrest from October 2004 to August 2005 after she was discovered responsible of conspiracy, making false statements and obstruction of justice referring to the 2001 sale of $230,000 in ImClone Techniques Inc. inventory. (Martha’s firm offered its shares of ImClone the day earlier than the FDA determined to not approve the corporate’s new most cancers drug, and the SEC accused Martha and her enterprise companions of insider buying and selling.)
Regardless of his spectacular rap sheet — which incorporates varied arrests for drug, assault and weapons costs — 50 Cent has solely been to jail as soon as. The rapper served six months in a youth “shock incarceration” boot camp program after he was arrested for his function in promoting cocaine to an undercover police officer. (He managed to keep away from a three-to-nine-year jail sentence!)
In 1989, Christian Slater spent 10 days behind bars after he pleaded no contest to costs of drunk driving and evading arrest. (He led deputies on a automotive chase after they tried to tug him over for rushing, crashed right into a phone pole after which resisted arrest by kicking a police officer within the head.) It was his second drunk driving cost in two years. The actor returned to jail for almost two months in early 1998 after he was charged with assaulting his girlfriend and a police officer whereas on a cocaine- and booze-fueled bender.
Michelle Rodriguez spent two days behind bars in 2005 and 17 days behind bars in late 2007 and early 2008 after she acquired a bit too quick and livid IRL. Michelle landed in a Honolulu jail in December 2005 after she was arrested for DUI. Six months later, she spent a couple of hours in a Los Angeles jail after she violated her probation. The “Quick & Livid” franchise star then went to jail in December 2007 when she violated her probation but once more by failing to offer proof that she had accomplished her group service and by triggering her court-ordered alcohol-monitoring system on three separate events.
Snoop Dogg hung out in jail on and off through the early ’90s on account of his unlawful pre-fame exercise. Particularly, the rapper landed within the slammer for felony cocaine possession in 1990 shortly after he graduated from highschool. His rap sheet additionally consists of a number of costs for possession of unlawful firearms and lots of, many, many costs of unlawful possession of marijuana.
Kiefer Sutherland spent 48 days behind bars in late 2007 and early 2008 after he was arrested for DUI in September 2007. It was his fourth DUI-related arrest and it violated the phrases of his probation stemming from a November 2004 DUI conviction. (The “24” star was additionally charged with DUI in 1989 and 1993.) The actor spent his birthday, Christmas and New 12 months’s Eve within the slammer on account of his standing as a repeat offender.
Greater than a decade earlier than he grew to become a family title because of his function as Tim “The Device Man” Taylor on “House Enchancment,” Tim Allen spent greater than two years in jail. In October 1978, he was caught trying to move 650 grams of cocaine by a Michigan airport — against the law for which he may have been sentenced to life in jail. As an alternative, he pleaded responsible to drug trafficking costs and revealed the identities of 21 of his associates to authorities. In trade, he acquired a lowered sentence.
T.I. was arrested in 2007 for trying to buy unregistered machine weapons and silencers. In consequence, the rapper spent seven months at an Arkansas jail in 2009 after which three months at Atlanta’s Dismas Charities midway home. He was nonetheless below probation in September 2010 when he and his spouse, Tiny Harris, had been arrested on drug possession costs in West Hollywood. The rapper returned to federal jail for 10 months in 2010 and 2011 for violating his parole.
Lil Wayne spent almost eight months at New York’s Rikers Island jail in 2010 after he pleaded responsible to second-degree weapons possession: Police discovered a handgun on his tour bus in July 2007, and whereas the rapper initially denied the firearm was his, authorities used DNA proof to hyperlink it to him.
Chris Klein spent 4 days behind bars in 2010 after he was charged along with his second DUI. (He earned his first DUI in February 2005.) As a repeat offender, the “American Pie” actor confronted a compulsory minimal sentence of 4 days in jail.
In early 2009, Boy George served 4 months of a 15-month sentence at prisons in London and Suffolk, England. The Tradition Membership singer was discovered responsible of gratuitous violence for assaulting and imprisoning Norwegian male escort Audun Carlsen — whom he reportedly handcuffed and beat with a sequence — in his London flat in 2007. Following his early launch, the Brit was positioned on home arrest for 90 days.
Lil’ Kim spent 10 months behind bars in 2005 and 2006 after she was convicted of perjury. The rapper lied to a federal grand jury to guard members of her entourage who had been concerned in a 2001 gun battle reverse rival rap group Capone-N-Noreaga exterior a Manhattan radio station. “I testified falsely in entrance of a grand jury and thought it was the fitting factor to do,” Kim stated in court docket. “Now I understand it was fallacious.”
Wesley Snipes served two and a half years of a three-year sentence at McKean Federal Correctional Establishment in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania. His crime? The actor did not pay taxes on greater than $38 million he earned between 1999 and 2006. After greater than two years of unsuccessfully trying to enchantment his conviction, the “Blade” star lastly started his time period in December 2010. He was launched to his New York dwelling in April 2013 to finish the rest of his sentence. “I got here out a clearer individual,” he advised The Guardian in 2020. “Clearer on my values, clearer on my objective, clearer about my relationship with my ancestors and the good god and the good goddess above, and clearer on what I used to be going to do as soon as I had my freedom again.” He added, “The largest factor I acquired from it was studying the worth of time and the way we frequently squander it … I perceive that very clearly now, having been away from my household and family members two and a half years.”
Danny Trejo spent most of his early grownup life out and in of the penal system, passing time at San Quentin, Folsom, Soledad, Vacaville, Susanville and Sierra prisons over the course of his illustrious prison profession — which is not too shocking contemplating he was first arrested for assault and battery at age 10. The “Machete” star finally graduated to armed theft and drug dealing. He even confronted the demise penalty at one level!
In 2013, Lauryn Hill spent three months in a Connecticut jail for failing to pay federal earnings taxes on $1.8 million she earned from 2005 to 2007.
In 2011, Vince Neil spent 10 days on lockdown at Clark County Detention Middle in Las Vegas after he pleaded responsible to drunk driving costs stemming from a June 2010 DUI arrest. The rocker additionally spent 15 days below home arrest. However it wasn’t the Mötley Crüe singer’s first time behind bars. In 1986, he spent 20 days within the slammer for drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter: The intoxicated rocker was chargeable for the automotive crash that claimed the lifetime of Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley.
Remy Ma spent six years of her life — from 2008 to 2014 — in a New York jail after she was convicted of assault for capturing a member of her entourage in 2007. The rapper — who reportedly shot a detailed feminine buddy twice after accusing her of stealing $2,000 — was sentenced to eight years behind bars however scored an early launch.