13 Shocking Crimes That Celebrities Have Committed

Celebrities assume perfect role models that make fans try to imitate their behaviors and appearances. Many have served as an inspiration for others like weathering the storm, raising awareness about wildlife conservation, or participating in environmental safety projects.
However, not all celebrities are saints. Some have done horrible that you couldn't accept. Believe it or not, they used their money and star power to serve their bad behaviors. For example, Bill Cosby was charged with sexual assault and sexual misconduct incidents by over 60 women, and Amanda Bynes was accused of marijuana possession and attempting to tamper with evidence in 2013. Now, they were forgiven by some people, learned their lesson in jail, and committed to never relapsing.
Below are 13 celebrities' crimes that shocked many people.

#1 Johnny Depp


On Jan 31, 1999, Johnny Depp was charged with threatening behavior after he grabbed a wooden plank to threaten photographers trying to take a picture of him in a restaurant in London.

#2 Drew Drechsel

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Drew Drechsel, who won the American Ninja Warrior competition, was arrested on federal child-sex-related charges, including the manufacture of child pornography, enticement of a minor to travel for illicit sexual conduct, and use of interstate commerce to entice a minor.

#3 Taryn Manning

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Taryn Manning was accused of attacking her makeup artist Holly Hartman. Hartman claimed that the actress put her into a headlock, hit her in the face, and sprayed Windex in her eyes.

#4 Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby is a talented comedian, he brought smiles to people’s faces, so everyone was shocked to hear that he faced accusations of sexual assault from many women.

#5 Snoop Dogg

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Snoop Dogg faced a minor drug charge in the US state of Texas after using illegal drugs. He was even charged with murder.

#6 Mike Tyson

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Mike Tyson, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, was arrested for raping an 18-year-old girl. After that, he was sentenced to prison for 10 years.

#7 Mark Wahlberg

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The American actor and rapper Mark Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder. He was sentenced to two years in jail but then served 45 days of his sentence.

#8 50 Cent

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In 1994, 50 Cent sold four vials of cocaine to an undercover police officer. Three weeks later, after the police found four pieces of heroin, ten ounces of crack cocaine, and a starting pistol, he was arrested.

#9 Lil’ Kim

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In 2005, the rapper Lil’ Kim served a year in jail after lying to a jury about her friend’s involvement in a shooting.

#10 Vanilla Ice

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The rapper and television host Vanilla Ice was arrested after he threatened his neighbor with a gun. Additionally, he was charged with attacking his wife.

#11 Jay-Z

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Jay-Z is considered one of the most influential hip-hop artists. However, many might not know that he shot his brother in the shoulder who stole his ring to buy illegal drugs.

#12 Robert Downey Jr.

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Robert Downey Jr., best known for his Marvel Studios role as Iron Man was arrested for drug paraphernalia. His father had him try marijuana when he turned 6 and that caused a long journey with drug abuse.

#13 Courtney Love

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Courtney Love rose to prominence as the lead vocalist of the band Hole so many were shocked when the singer alleged account of murder, kidnapping, and burglary.
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