Rough as the imagery may be, celebrity mugshots still provide a fascinating look at some of the most famous faces in Hollywood. The mugshot, taken by a police photographer whenever a person is ‘booked’ for arrest, can shatter celebrity respectability. Mugshots allow us a glance at the real person underneath the brand, portraying people at their most human, vulnerable, and surprising. That surely is the appeal of the celeb mugshot for most people: the reminder that even the richest and famous are, like the rest of us, human.
The True Romance star was first arrested in 1989 and spent ten days in jail for driving under the influence. He was arrested again in 1997 for assaulting his girlfriend and a police officer while intoxicated. He spent three months in jail and then three months in rehabilitation.
Singer and former Fugees member, Laurin Hill was arrested in 2013 for failing to pay taxes on $1.8 million in earnings. Hill was given a three-year house arrest, along with three years on probation.
One of the Desperate Housewives, Felicity Huffman, seems to had been really desperate when she tried to bribe her daughter’s way to college. She was convicted to 14 days in prison, and she paid a fine of $30,000 and perform 250 hours of community service.
In July 2017, Shia LaBeouf approached a bystander and a police officer and then behaved rudely became disorderly, using profanities and vulgar language. LaBeouf spent the night in jail of Chatham County Detention Center and was after posting a $7,000 bond.
In 2010, Grammy-winning rapper T.I. was sentenced to 11 months in jail for violating the terms of his probation in Los Angeles. The police discovered drugs in his car and he later tested positive for opiates.
In August 2010, Paris Hilton got in trouble when an LVPD police officer smelled marijuana smoke coming out of her boyfriend’s car. She and her boyfriend, Cy Waits were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. She was imprisoned for 2 hours.
Chris Brown was jailed in 2013 he got into a fight with a 20-year-old man in Washington, D.C. when he violated the terms of his probation. In 2014, he was sentenced to a year in jail.
In 2019, R. Kelly. was arrested and released on a $100,000 bond in February. He was indicted on several federal charges, including 13 felony counts — child pornography, enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity, and obstruction of justice.
The star of Blade and White Men Can’t Jump, found himself charged with tax evasion in 2006 and served a 3-year prison sentence before his release in February 2013.
Mark Wahlberg was arrested when he was only 16 years old for assaulting two people and stealing beer. He was initially sentenced to two years for his felony but served only 45 days in jail.