Being a celebrity isn’t always as wonderful as it seems. Each year, dozens of big-name stars are sentenced to probation or jail time. Not even fame can protect these stars from the judge’s gavel.
Jeffrey Wright, best known for appearing in films such as Casino Royale, Source Code, The Manchurian Candidate and Quantum of Solace, was arrested in New York City over the weekend for driving while intoxicated.
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth were arrested this past Friday while in Atlanta, where Witherspoon is filming The Good Lie.
3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell has been arrested in the wake of a fatal car crash in Nashville, TN. Harrell was taken into police custody on Friday and charged with vehicular homicide and bringing controlled substances into a jail.
Legendary sportscaster Al Michaels was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving Friday night in Santa Monica, CA.
Every year, tens of thousands of Americans are sentenced to community service, probation or jail time. While celebrities enjoy many privileges, not even they can escape legal judgment all the time. Here’s the roundup of celebrity plea deal and sentencing news from recent weeks.
Rapper Too Short has been arrested in Los Angeles and is now facing drunk driving and felony narcotics possession charges. Too Short, real name Todd Anthony Shaw, was pulled over for a traffic violation in LA when police officers thought he seemed intoxicated or under the influence of a substance.
Farrah Abraham, former reality television star from 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, was arrested for DUI in Monday’s early morning hours. Abraham was pulled over shortly after 1 a.m. Monday when she made a wide turn and nearly crashed into a police car.
While celebrities often seem to get special treatment in courtrooms, some of them do have to face the judge for sentencing and get news they’d rather not hear. Here’s the roundup of last week’s celebrity sentencing and plea deal news.
Many celebrities enjoy lives of luxury and leisure. They bask in the spotlight and take advantage of all the privileges that being rich and famous offers. However, not all celebrities have it so good. Even some of America’s favorite stars find themselves facing the judge after legal troubles.