The lives of celebrities are throughout in the limelight and they can make or break the impression which people have about them by their actions and deeds in real life. Their lives are an open book as whatever they do, cannot hide from the public scanner. Celebrities should lead by example as they have numerous fans who follow them. Some celebrities Top 10 Celebrities Committed Horrible Crimes and become a wrong example for people by committing heinous crimes are mentioned below:
Top 10 Celebrities Committed Horrible Crimes
1- Jay Z
The first on this list is none other than rapper, Sean Corey Carter, who is popularly known as Jay-Z. At the young age of 12, he shot his brother in the shoulder. This is not the end. At the age of 30, he stabbed music producer, Lance “Un” Rivera. He was left free for the first incident and got only three years’ probation for the second crime committed by him.
2- Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg is at the second spot on this list. He hit a man, belonging to Vietnam, with a wooden stick and not only this, he also blinded another man in one eye. He was charged with attempted murder and had to serve only 45 days of a two-year sentence.
3- Matthew Broderick
Actor Matthew Broderick comes next on this list for driving into another vehicle, which resulted in the death of two people in the year 1987. The original charges against the actor of dangerous driving were reduced to careless driving and he had to pay a fine of only $175.
4- Vince Neil
The next on this list is Mötley Crüe’s front man, Vince Neil, who after a party in 1984 in Redondo Beach, California, was driving to get more liquor with the band Hanoi Rock’s Nicolas “Razzle” Dingley and he ended up driving into an oncoming vehicle, which resulted in the death of Nicolas. He had to serve half of a 30-day jail sentence along with five years of probation and also had to pay $2.6 million in restitution.
5- Mike Tyson
The list of crimes is unending when it comes to the next celebrity on this list, which is none other than heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson. One of the major crimes committed by this celebrity is when he raped 18-year-old Desiree Washington in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 4 years’ probation, but, he had to serve only three years of his sentence.
6- Charlie Sheen
Next up on this list is Charlie Sheen, who was charged with domestic violence and threatening to kill his wife, Brooke Mueller in the year 2009. He was sentenced to 30 days in a drug rehabilitation center and 30 days of probation.
7- O J Simpson
OJ Simpson is at the seventh spot on this list for murdering his ex-wife Nichole Brown and her friend in the year 1994. “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit” was the now infamous line which got him off in the highly controversial trial. He was found guilty in a later civil trial.
8- Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant comes at the eighth spot in this list as he was caught with a prostitute in Los Angeles. The star pleaded no contest to having oral sex in public and was fined $1,180, placed on two years’ summary probation. Besides this, he was also ordered to complete an AIDS education program.
9- Ozzy Osbourne
At the ninth position is Ozzy Osbourne. Who in 1984 urinated while drunk on a cenotaph honoring the fallen at the Alamo in Texas. Besides being arrested and charged. He was also thrown out of San Antonio, Texas and banned from returning for the next 10 years.
10- Will Smith
Famous actor, Will Smith, is at the tenth spot. In 1989, he attacked a record promoter, beat him and left him almost fully blind in one eye. After this incident, he was arrested and spent a night in jail. All this took place at the age of 20.