10 Celebs Who've Been To Prison

With some of these celebs I have to give them mad props for turning their lives around. With others on the list I have to give them mad eyerolls for having it all and throwing it away because they have a genetic predisposition to act like dumbass I guess. Here's a look at 10 celebrities who have one HARD TIME. Not Lindsay Lohan/Paris Hilton time.

 

Danny Trejo

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So Trejo doesn't just look like a scary-ass criminal who will curb stomp you just to steal your Hello Kitty Wallet. He actually was a scary-ass criminal who served time in San Quentin for druggin' and robbin'.  I'm glad he turned his life around, but I think he's pretty much destined for a career of typecasting. Can't really picture him headlining a rom-com. Although I might be convinced to see a rom-com with him in the lead.

 

50 Cent

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Fiddy went to prison for selling crack. He adopted the moniker 50 cent after being released. It signifies change. GET IT? My rap name is 2 cents, cause I'm always sticking my nose up in people's bidness! JK I don't have a rap name. But if I did I can guarantee you it would sound like I was trying too hard.

 

T.I.

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T.I. went to prison on Federal weapons charges. He also served time in music prison for sampling the Numa Numa song in Live Your Life.  Aw man now I have that earworm burrowing into my brain again.

 

Tim Allen

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Family film fave Tim Allen was convicted of Federal drug trafficking. DAYUM, SANTA CLAUSE! He turned rat to avoid life in prison, serving just shy of three years. I bet all the people he turned on hate his motherloving guts. Also he should seriously consider rocking that 'stache again.

 

Martha Stewart

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Martha went to rich people prison for the rich person crime of insider trading. She got instant street cred and now regularly bakes brownies and makes mashed potatoes with Snoop Dogg. First of all I refuse to use Lion and second of all I want brownies and mashed potatoes for lunch.

 

Lil Kim

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First of all...let's all behold Lil Kim in her natural state. Whoa. Kim served time in the Big House for lying to a Federal Grand Jury. She was sentenced to 1 year and one day in Federal Prison and one season on Dancing with the Stars.

 

Wesley Snipes

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Blade is in prison right now! Pay your taxes Blade! We need Blade 4 and 5 to be made! 

 

Robert Downey Jr.

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Aw man it makes me  sad to think of RDJr in prison.  I don't even have any jokes to make because I'm so happy he's drug free and kicking ass. I'll make fun of myself instead. When he was in prison I thought about becoming pen pals with him and had fantasies that he would fall in love with me. Oh wait that's not funny, that's just sad. My bad!

 

Mark Wahlberg

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We all laugh at Marky Mark's 'rap' career but he actually was straight up thug. He went to prison for assault and was originally charged with attempted murder for the brutal and racially motivated beating of a Vietnamese man. Okay, we can still laugh at his rap career because it was straight up lame.

 

Lil Wayne

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I guess having Lil in your name is a sure sign you might end up incarcerated. You're next Lil Twist! Lil Wayne's face here kills me. Also I'm glad he wore his dress hoodie for this court appearance. Maybe there's hope for him after all. Oh no I just remembered he got this tattooed on his forehead:

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I take back every nice thing I ever said about him. Okay, well that one thing.

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