See which stars have been behind bars, ranging from Justin Bieber to Reese Witherspoon.
See which stars have been behind bars, ranging from Justin Bieber to Reese Witherspoon.
See which stars have been behind bars, ranging from Justin Bieber to Reese Witherspoon.
The TLC personality was arrested in October 2022 for driving under the influence. According to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, Plath turned herself in after being charged with a DUI four months prior. She received a $161.00 fine for careless driving, which hasn't been paid. She was later released from custody.
Amid her divorce from Patrick Carney, the singer was arrested for domestic assault and taken into custody in Nashville. She was released on $1,000 bail with a court date scheduled for November 2022.
The daughter of Kim Zolciak-Biermann was booked on three misdemeanor charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol, in August 2022, denying that she was drinking and driving prior to the fender bender.
“Ariana was involved in a minor fender bender. When police arrived on scene, the investigating officer immediately initiated an investigation for DUI,” her attorney, Justin Spizman, told Us at the time. “Despite Ariana’s constant invocation that she was upset and anxious from the minor accident, the officer incorrectly concluded she was impaired by alcohol. That was not the case. She wholly denies these allegations and intends to fight these charges because she is not guilty of them.”
In April 2022, the former US women's soccer goalkeeper was arrested on charges of misdemeanor child abuse, resisting arrest and impaired driving. She was arrested in the parking lot of a North Carolina Walmart with her two children, twins Lozen and Vittorio, in the car.
The Flash actor was arrested in Hilo, Hawaii, in March 2022 and charged with disorderly conduct and harassment following an altercation at a bar. Miller had allegedly been "yelling obscenities" while other patrons were performing karaoke, later snatching a microphone from a woman, according to a police report. The Fantastic Beasts star also "lunged at" a man who was playing darts. Miller was released from police custody after paying their $500 bail.
Jussie Smollett was found guilty and convicted on five of six felony counts of disorderly conduct in December 2021, and in March 2022, he was sentenced to 150 days in jail followed by 30 months of probation. He was also ordered to pay over $120,000 in restitution in addition to a $25,000 fine.
The Empire actor was charged for making false reports to the police. In January 2019, Smollett claimed he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack in January 2019 and was later accused of staging the incident. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and continued to deny orchestrating the attack, even after his sentencing.
The actor was arrested for public intoxication in January 2022, Us Weekly confirmed at the time. The Country Strong star was taken into custody in Franklin County, Tennessee, and released the next day on a bond set at $2,100 for the misdemeanor.
The 19 Kids and Counting alum was arrested and placed on a federal hold at the Washington County jail in Arkansas in April 2021. He was detained without bail just days after his wife, Anna Duggar, revealed she is pregnant with the couple’s seventh child.
The former Survivor contestant was arrested alongside his mom, Patsy Hall, for larceny in December 2020 for allegedly stealing from his grandmother.
The Home Improvement alum was arrested in October 2020 for allegedly strangling his girlfriend at an apartment in Eugene, Oregon. The former child star was booked on a felony charge of strangulation, a misdemeanor charge of assault in the fourth degree and a misdemeanor charge of interfering with making a report.
The Empire star was arrested on domestic violence charges in Goodyear, Arizona, on July 13, 2020, after a woman who identified herself as his wife claimed he had assaulted her for several hours at their home. Police said the woman had non-life-threatening injuries and was briefly hospitalized.
The Little Rascals actor was arrested in Weatherford, Texas, in June 2020 after allegedly huffing an air duster. He was released on a $1,500 bond the following day.
The rapper was arrested on April 2 for being in possession of guns and drugs in Clayton County, Georgia. Police pulled over Carti for expired tags and allegedly found two bags of marijuana, three guns, Xanax, codeine and oxycodone inside of the vehicle, according to a press release from the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.
Us confirmed in February 2020 that the Real Housewives of New York City star was booked for allegedly attacking her estranged husband, Michael Wainstein, amid their tumultuous split. “This is a serious situation reflecting Ms. Wainstein’s increasingly reckless behavior that unfortunately took place in front of the kids,” Michael’s attorney, Morghan Richardson, said in a statement at the time. “The children were released to Michael’s custody yesterday and he is most concerned about protecting them. Michael is exploring all of his legal options at this time.”
The Bachelor alum, who competed on Ben Higgins’ season in 2016, was arrested for driving under the influence in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 16, 2020. She was released on her own recognizance later that day.
Lindsay Lohan's father was arrested for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife, Kate Major, in February 2020 after officials responded to a domestic complaint at his Southampton, New York, home. He was charged with "misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation (choking)" and second-degree harassment, according to police.
Jenelle Evans’ ex-husband was arrested in North Carolina in January 2020 for one count of felony larceny and one count of felony possession of a schedule I drug (which could include heroin, LSD, marijuana or ecstasy, among other substances). He was also hit with two misdemeanors: possession of a schedule II drug (which includes substances with accepted medical use in the U.S.) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The “Suge” rapper, born Jonathan Kirk, was arrested on battery charges in Miami, Florida, in January 2019 after an incident at a local hotel and after the issuing of an arrest warrant in his name in Texas.
The country singer was booked in November 2019 after he allegedly drove drunk down the wrong side of the road in East Nashville. Hunt, who had a blood alcohol content of .173, was arrested on DUI charges and an open container violation. He was released on a $2,500 bond hours after he was taken into custody.
The actor best known for his roles in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and The Haunting of Hill House was arrested on October 21, 2019, for allegedly driving under the influence in Oregon. Police found him passed out behind the wheel and administered a field sobriety test, which Thomas failed. He was subsequently booked at the Washington County Jail.
Jenelle Evans’ ex-fiancé was arrested for “driving while impaired” outside a grocery store in Cary, North Carolina, in October 2019, according to Radar Online.
In September 2019, the Clueless star was arrested and charged with domestic battery after getting into an altercation with husband Jeffrey Marty at an apartment in New Port Richey, Florida.
Portwood was arrested on felony domestic battery charges in Indiana in July 2019, according to Radar Online.
The MMA fighter was arrested on March 11, 2019, after allegedly smashing a fan’s phone outside the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
The musician was arrested in Chicago on March 6, 2019, for failing to pay child support to his ex-wife, Drea. The former couple share three children together: daughter Joann and sons Jay and Robert Jr. This arrest comes just one week after Kelly pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse.
The "Ignition (Remix)" singer, who has been accused of sexually abusing young women for more than two decades, was arrested on February 22. The musician turned himself in at a Chicago police station hours after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for alleged incidents that involved four victims and occurred between 1998 and 2010. (At least three of the victims were between the ages of 13 and 17.)
The Empire star was arrested on February 21, 2019, for filing a false police report after claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack that took place a month earlier in Chicago. He was charged with felony disorderly conduct. Police claimed during a press conference that Smollett staged the attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary.
Jamie Lynn Spears’ ex-fiancé was arrested in Natchez, Mississippi, on February 12, 2019, for possession of oxycodone, Xanax, lorazepam and drug paraphernalia. An arrest report obtained by Us stated that police found Aldridge “passed out” in the driver’s seat “with the vehicle still in drive.” He was in jail for four days, and later admitted to Us that his drug use has “been an issue for a while.”
The rapper was arrested and charged with battery substantial physical harm on February 2, 2019. The 31-year-old, whose real name is Shad Moss, had visible injuries on his face in his mugshot. Atlanta Police confirmed to Us that Bow Wow and the woman he allegedly assaulted, who was also charged with battery, both sustained “visible minor injuries.”
The Teen Mom OG alum was arrested on January 23, 2019, for theft and heroin possession. He reportedly ordered six whiskeys for a total of $36 at a bar in December 2018 and walked out without paying, which led to the arrest. The heroin possession charge stemmed from an outstanding warrant.
The 90 Day Fiancé star was arrested for domestic battery in January 2019 after getting into an alleged altercation with her husband, Colt Johnson. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer Jay Rivera told Us Weekly that authorities arrived at the couple's home and found that the software engineer was injured. "He had a swollen lip, and his gums and teeth were bloodied,” Rivera explained. The Brazilian reality star claimed she was the one who had been assaulted by Johnson, however, and posted a bloody selfie on Instagram with the caption, "Colt called the cops on me we argue." Dos Santos Lima was previously arrested for misdemeanor battery against her husband in November, but the charges were dropped.
The Glee alum was arrested and charged with a DUI in December 2018 after he allegedly crashed his car onto a sidewalk, which caused his airbags to deploy, and failed a field sobriety test. The actor was booked and taken to jail, but was released on $5,000 bail shortly after. No other vehicles were involved in the incident and no one was injured.
The TV personality was arrested for domestic battery in November 2018, while her season of 90 Day Fiancé was airing. Prior to her arrest, she exhibited bizarre behavior on social media, changing her profile name to @helpmeimwithoutphone and writing, “HELP ME …HE TURNED OFF HIDE MY PHONE HELP ME HE WANTS TO CALL THE POLICE HELP ME.” Colt Johnson, who met Dos Santos Lima online and proposed five days after meeting her in Mexico, later explained in since-deleted messages, “Larissa was arrested this afternoon. She suffers from high anxiety and several (sic) depression. She over reacted to problems that do not exist.” Dos Santos Lima was arrested a few months earlier on a similar charge, which was later dismissed.
The Big Brother season 19 star turned herself in to Florida police on November 6, 2018, less than a month after giving birth to her son, Loyal. She was charged with a third-degree felony of criminal mischief and released on her own recognizance less than an hour later.
The professional boxer turned himself in to the Ventura County Sheriff Department in California on September 25, 2018, after allegedly raping a woman in March. He was charged with three felonies: forcible rape, forcible oral copulation and forcible digital penetration.
Five months after he was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, the disgraced comedian was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison in September 2018. Judge Steven O’Neill then denied Cosby’s bail and he was transported to state prison.
The Southern Charm star was arrested in September 2018 for assault and battery in the second degree. Ravenel surrendered to Charleston police after a warrant was issued regarding an alleged incident in 2015 with his former nanny, who claims he was naked and tried to force her to have sex with him. Ravenel, who has also been accused of sexual assault by another woman, was released the same day.
The Bachelor alum was arrested on one count of battery domestic violence in September 2018 after an alleged altercation with her boyfriend, Bobby Jacobs, in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to Us Weekly.
The former That's So Raven star was arrested in Las Vegas in September 2018 for burglary. According to TMZ, he was caught on camera changing the locks inside Legends Restaurant & Venue, which is owned by Brown’s friend Danny Boy. Boy denied Brown's claims that the actor was there to change the locks to police.
Avgeropoulos, who stars as Octavia Blake on The CW’s sci-fi series The 100, was arrested in Los Angeles for felony domestic violence against her boyfriend in August 2018. The actress, who was visibly emotional in her mugshot, was released on a $50,000 bond.
Us Weekly confirmed on August 6 that Weiss, who is best known for his role as Greg Goldberg in The Mighty Ducks film franchise, was arrested for public intoxication in Oroville, California. The former child actor, now 39, was booked into Butte County Jail. Weiss was previously arrested for possession of a controlled substance and petty theft in 2017.
According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, the Teen Mom OG star was arrested for "previous charges or other reasons" on July 23, 2018. The inmate information system listed the charge as possession of a controlled substance.
The Migos rapper (real name Kiari Kendrell Cephus) was arrested on July 20, 2018, after police pulled him over for making an improper lane change and discovered three weapons in his possession. The singer, who welcomed a baby girl with wife Cardi B earlier this month, was booked on four separate charges: possession of firearm by a felon and possession of a weapon during a crime, possession of marijuana (one ounce or less) and improper lane change.
The porn star was arrested while performing at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, on July 11. She was charged with three misdemeanor counts of illegally touching a patron. Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, called the arrest “a setup & politically motivated” in a series of tweets. He added that Daniels, who is suing President Donald Trump over a nondisclosure agreement about their alleged affair, plans to plead not guilty and “will vehemently contest all charges.”
The musician was arrested in West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 5, 2018, stemming from an outstanding out-of-county warrant from the year before. He was released an hour later after he posted $2,000 bail. His warrant was dated in April 2017 when the star allegedly punched a photographer during a club appearance.
The ex-girlfriend of Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was arrested in Las Vegas on June 24, 2018. A source told Us Weekly exclusively that Harley allegedly hit the Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star in the face during an argument after a barbecue. “He asked [her to] pull over and let him out of the car. She stopped, and Ronnie tried getting out and got caught in his seatbelt. Jen started driving away, dragging Ronnie,” the source claimed. The couple’s daughter, Ariana, then 2 months, was in the back seat of the vehicle at the time of the incident. Harley was released from jail the next day.
The Melrose Place alum was taken into custody on June 24, 2018, for two counts of misdemeanor battery on a police officer and emergency personnel. The arrest came exactly one week after she was hospitalized in Thousand Oaks, California, to undergo a psychiatric evaluation in the wake of her recent erratic behavior.
The Wedding Crashers actor, 48, was arrested for driving under the influence in Manhattan Beach, California, on June 10, 2018. He was charged with DWI and resisting, delaying or obstructing officers and was released on $5,000 bail.
MTV star Britni Thornton was arrested on April 14, 2018, in Columbia County, Georgia. The Challenge vet, 26, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failure to maintain lane.
Sean Penn and Robin Wright’s son, Hopper Penn, was arrested in Nebraska on April 4, 2018, for possession of a controlled substance, psilocybin and possession of 1 ounce or less of marijuana. His girlfriend, Uma Von Wittkamp, was also arrested at the scene on two accounts of possession of a controlled substance for amphetamine and psilocybin. Radar Online was first to obtain Hopper’s mugshot.
Teen Mom OG star Ryan Edwards was arrested at his Tennessee home on March 27, 2018, on a warrant related to heroin possession. The Red Bank police stated that he violated probation and was placed on a $5,000 bond. He posted about seven hours following the arrest.
The Melrose Place alum was arrested at her home in Thousand Oaks, California, on February 25, 2018, on a felony charge of domestic violence and three counts of misdemeanor battery on a peace officer. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office told Us that Locklear said she sustained injuries and was evaluated at a local hospital before being transported to jail. She posted $20,000 bail the next morning.
The Real Housewives of New York City star, 52, was arrested on Christmas Eve 2017 and charged with allegedly kicking a police officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence and crimes against a person in Palm Beach, Florida. De Lesseps allegedly told people, "I'm going to kill you all," before her arrest. The charges come almost a year after the Bravo star married Tom D'Agostino Jr. in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve. They announced their divorce just seven months later amid rumors of D'Agostino's infidelity.
The Glee alum was arrested for domestic battery in West Virginia on November 25, 2017, after an altercation with her husband, Ryan Dorsey, at their home. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office told Us Weekly that the actress and her husband had been arguing over their 2-year-old son, Josey, and that alcohol may have played a role in the incident. Dorsey claimed that Rivera struck him in the head and bottom lip as they were talking their son for a walk.
The Charmed alum, 44, was arrested after turning herself into police on November 14, 2017, for felony possession of a controlled substance. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department previously told Us that there was a warrant out for McGowan's arrest after she allegedly left behind a personal item on a flight to Washington D.C. in January that, once examined, revealed traces of a narcotic substance. McGowan spoke out about the warrant, which came in the wake of her denouncing Harvey Weinstein and sexual harassment in Hollywood. "Are they trying to silence me?" she tweeted on October 31. "What a load of HORSES--T."
The rapper (real name: Robert Rihmeek Williams), 30, was sentenced to two to four years in prison on Monday, November 6, for violating probation twice in a 2008 drug dealing and gun possession case.
Lou Diamond Phillips was arrested in Portland, Texas, on November 3, 2017, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He failed several field sobriety tests and his blood alcohol concentration was 0.20 percent, more than double the legal limit. The La Bamba actor was transported to San Patricio County Jail and released on bond hours later.
The singer-songwriter was arrested for possession of marijuana on August 17, 2017. She was returning to the U.S. from Canada when her tour bus was stopped by Customs and Border Patrol. She told police she uses the drug to manage pain from cancer and pleaded not guilty.
The singer was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and for possession of marijuana in Cornelia, Georgia, on July 15, 2017.
The Emmy winner was arrested in Savannah, Georgia, on July 8, 2017. He was booked on charges of disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and obstruction, and was released later that day after posting a $7,000 bond.
The Season 10 American Idol alum was arrested for one count of battery on July 8, in Palatine, Illinois, for allegedly punching a bar bouncer.
Gordon was taken into police custody in Sanford, Florida, in June 2017, on suspicion of domestic violence and kidnapping his current girlfriend. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office confirmed that he was charged with domestic violence and false imprisonment. In 2016, Gordon was found legally responsible in then-girlfriend Bobbi Kristina Brown's civil wrongful death lawsuit.
The golf legend was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida, on May 29, 2017. He taken into police custody at approximately 3 a.m. ET and was released on his own recognizance with no bond at 10:50 a.m.
Soules was arrested in Iowa after a fatal car crash on April 24, 2017. According to police, the season 19 Bachelor's pickup truck rear-ended a tractor trailer and the vehicles landed in a ditch. The victim was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Soules called 911 after the accident and told a dispatcher he wasn't sure if the other driver was breathing. He allegedly left the scene and was later handcuffed at his home.
Taylor Swift's ex was arrested after a bar fight outside Bootsy Bellows in Aspen, Colorado, on December 29, 2016. Kennedy reportedly told police that the man he was fighting used a derogatory word against his friend. Robert Kennedy Jr. later defended his son's actions. "Conor has always reacted against bullying. I’m happy he stood up for his friend," he told The Aspen Times. "I’m very sorry it turned into a police incident. [Conor’s] not liking the attention."
The 24-year-old Fault in Our Stars actress was arrested for criminal trespassing while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Bismarck, North Dakota, on Monday, October 10 — but was released one day later.
The "Heartbreaker" singer was arrested in Miami Beach early on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, on suspicion of drag racing, DUI and driving with an expired license. A police report stated that he resisted without violence before being taken into custody.
The Academy Award winner was arrested for disorderly conduct in Atlanta on Apr. 19, 2013. Witherspoon's CAA agent husband, Jim Toth, was booked on DUI charges. The Walk the Line actress was briefly jailed after refusing to stay inside her rented car while Toth was being given a field sobriety test. Witherspoon later apologized for the incident, saying she was "deeply embarrassed" by her behavior.
The "Bigger Than My Body" rocker was arrested for driving with a suspended license on May 26, 2001, in Atlanta.
The Melrose Place actress was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Sept. 27, 2008. Though a blood test detected no alcohol or illegal narcotics in Locklear's system, the district attorney argued that her prescription medications for anxiety and depression may have impaired the actress' driving ability. The TV star pleaded no contest to reckless driving and the DUI charges were dropped. Locklear was sentenced to three years of informal probation, a DMV driver safety class and a $700 fine.
The Parent Trap star was booked on July 24, 2007, in Santa Monica. Lohan was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and cocaine, in addition to reckless driving. Lohan was released on $25,000 bond. Since then, the actress has been arrested for a number of offenses.
On Nov. 5, 2007, in Chicago, the Transformers actor was repeatedly asked to leave a Walgreens store because he appeared to be drunk. When LaBeouf refused, security called the local police. The star was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and released on bail. LaBeouf's criminal charges were dropped in December.
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was arrested for driving under the influence in L.A. on March 4, 2007. After violating her probation, the reality star turned herself in on July 18, 2008. Though she faced a maximum 30-day jail sentence, Kardashian spent less than three hours behind bars due to overcrowding.
The King of Pop was arrested on Nov. 20, 2003, in Santa Barbara on child molestation charges. Jackson was released after posting $3 million bail. On June 13, 2005, the "Man in the Mirror" singer was acquitted on all counts.
On Jan. 3, 2008, the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo reality star was arrested in Henry County, GA, for alleged theft of child support payments and contempt of court. The charges were dismissed the same day, according to Shannon.
While on parole from a previous drug-related arrest, the Ally McBeal guest star was taken into custody on suspicion of being under the influence on Apr. 24, 2001. At the time, a police officer found the actor walking barefoot through Culver City, CA. Downey — who had traces of cocaine in his system — pleaded no contest to his initial arrest charges and was ordered to complete a drug rehabilitation program. He was also given three years probation.
On Sept. 11, 2009, Dobrev and her Vampire Diaries costars Candice Accola, Sara Canning and Kayla Ewell were arrested in Smarr, GA, for dangling from the side of a bridge and allegedly flashing drivers on Highway I-75. The women were participating in a photo shoot for Tyler Shields, who was also arrested. The group was booked on charges of disorderly conduct and was later released on bond.
Gibson was arrested on July 28, 2006, in L.A. for drunk driving. Police officers caught the Braveheart actor speeding. After taking a breathalyzer test — and blowing a 0.12 — the star went on an anti-Semitic tirade. "I acted like a person completely out of control when I was arrested, and said things that I do not believe to be true and which are despicable," Gibson said in his formal apology. The Passion of the Christ director later checked into rehab.
The Simple Life star was sentenced to spend 45 days in jail for violating the terms of her probation by repeatedly driving with a suspended license. Hilton was booked on June 4, 2007, but was released to her home after serving three days. After one day of house arrest, the hotel heiress was sent back to jail to serve the remainder of her sentence. Hilton was released on June 26.