Celebrity Jailbirds was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Darren Sharper is currently on trial for rape in several states.

Darren Sharper is currently on trial for rape in several states.

2. Justin Bieber has had some trouble with the law in the past for marijuana possession, drag racing and a number of other crimes.

Justin Bieber has had some trouble with the law in the past for marijuana possession, drag racing and a number of other crimes.

3. Foxy Brown’s numerous probation violations landed her in the slammer for a year (76 days in solitary confinement).(AP)

Foxy Brown’s numerous probation violations landed her in the slammer for a year (76 days in solitary confinement).(AP)

4. A drunk Shia Labeouf was arrested for trespassing at a Walgreens. The store was closing and he refused to leave. (AP)

A drunk Shia Labeouf was arrested for trespassing at a Walgreens. The store was closing and he refused to leave. (AP)

5. 50 Cent was arrested on drug charges and spent 6 months in an incarceration boot camp and earned his GED while there. AP

50 Cent was arrested on drug charges and spent 6 months in an incarceration boot camp and earned his GED while there. AP

6. Lil’ Wayne served a year at Rikers for illegal gun possession & performed suicide watch with at-risk inmates. (AP)

Lil’ Wayne served a year at Rikers for illegal gun possession & performed suicide watch with at-risk inmates. (AP)

7. Ozzy Osbourne was arrested for peeing on the Alamo in San Antonio. He bragged about it & got a 20 yr. ban from the city. AP

Ozzy Osbourne was arrested for peeing on the Alamo in San Antonio. He bragged about it & got a 20 yr. ban from the city. AP

8. T.I. spent 11 months (the last time) in jail for probation violation. He is on the straight and narrow again. (AP)

T.I. spent 11 months (the last time) in jail for probation violation. He is on the straight and narrow again. (AP)

9. Martha Stewart was found guilty of insider trading and spent 5 months in federal prison & 2 years of supervised release. AP

Martha Stewart was found guilty of insider trading and spent 5 months in federal prison & 2 years of supervised release. AP

10. Gucci Mane has been in jail several times; drug possession, assault and probation violations. (AP)

Gucci Mane has been in jail several times; drug possession, assault and probation violations. (AP)

11. Nicole Richie only spent 82 minutes of her four-day sentence in jail for a DUI due to overcrowding in the system. (AP)

Nicole Richie only spent 82 minutes of her four-day sentence in jail for a DUI due to overcrowding in the system. (AP)

12. Boy George got 15 months for chaining a male escort to a wall (without his consent) in his flat during a photo session.

Boy George got 15 months for chaining a male escort to a wall (without his consent) in his flat during a photo session.

13. Lil’ Kim was at the very peak of her career when she was charged with conspiracy and perjury charges. She got 1 year & 1 day.

Lil’ Kim was at the very peak of her career when she was charged with conspiracy and perjury charges. She got 1 year & 1 day.

14. Michelle Rodriguez has been in & out of jail four times: DUI, hit & run, probation violations, driving without a license.

Michelle Rodriguez has been in & out of jail four times: DUI, hit & run, probation violations, driving without a license.

15. Kiefer Sutherland was charged with misdemeanor drunk driving in Los Angeles and spent 48 days in jail. (AP)

Kiefer Sutherland was charged with misdemeanor drunk driving in Los Angeles and spent 48 days in jail. (AP)

16. Robert Downey Jr. spent 4 months in a LA jail and a year in prison for drugs and probation violations. He is doing well now.

Robert Downey Jr. spent 4 months in a LA jail and a year in prison for drugs and probation violations. He is doing well now.

17. A hairdresser cashed an unauthorized check and Mystikal gave her a choice; jail or sex (not legal) and he got six years. (AP)

A hairdresser cashed an unauthorized check and Mystikal gave her a choice; jail or sex (not legal) and he got six years. (AP)

18. Christian Slater was sentenced to three months in jail for assaulting his girlfriend & the man who tried to help her.

Christian Slater was sentenced to three months in jail for assaulting his girlfriend & the man who tried to help her.

19. Actor & comedian Tim Allen spent over two years in prison for cocaine possession (before he found fame). (AP)

Actor & comedian Tim Allen spent over two years in prison for cocaine possession (before he found fame). (AP)

20. A drunk Edward Furlong was arrested for “freeing” a tank of lobsters in a Kentucky grocery store. (AP)

A drunk Edward Furlong was arrested for “freeing” a tank of lobsters in a Kentucky grocery store. (AP)

21. Michael Vick spent 21 months in jail for financing a dog fighting business. He is out and doing well. Go Mike! (AP)

Michael Vick spent 21 months in jail for financing a dog fighting business. He is out and doing well. Go Mike! (AP)
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