Time to go to jail
Just like all us “regular folks”, celebrities still live under the purview of law enforcement agencies. Many of them have committed crimes and or disrespected the legal system only to be reprimanded in the form of a good ol’ arrest warrant.
Can’t run from the long arm to of the law, and this list is proof positive of that fact.
Flip the page to see which of your favorite famous faces have folded under the pressure of the police.
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Columbus Short has endured quite a tumultuous 2014. He was fired from “Scandal” after reports surfaced that he battered his wife, followed by an arrest for a drunken bar fight. He then skipped his court date and went on an extended vacation to avoid extradition.
Last week “Jump Off” Joe Budden was accused of beating his ex-bae following a very mature argument over Instagram. NYPD couldn’t catch up with the reality TV rapper and sent out a tweet to let the public know they were seeking an audience with him.
Porsha Williams was wanted by the Atlanta Police Department after puttin’ them paws on Kenya Moore at the RHOA reunion taping. In her mugshot she was seen smiling like she was taking headshots. No F’s given.
Puff puffin’ rhyme sayer Wiz Khalifa was wanted by local authorities in El Paso, Texas after blowing his court date in connection with a (wait for it) Mary Jane possession arrest.
A paint and decorating company sued legendary songstress Anita Baker for $15,000 worth of work that they claimed she never paid for. Apparently Anita had better things to do and skipped court, the judge issued an arrest warrant and later rescinded it upon her lawyers claim that she was never served paperwork.
The fuzz was hot on the trail of actor Cuba Gooding Jr. after a New Orleans bartender filed battery charges against him for shoving her during a bar fracas. He was taken off the hook after the bartender dropped the charges. Keep your hands to yourself, sir.
In 2010 a Los Angeles judge had grown sick and tired of Lindsay Lohan’s shenanigans. After missing a mandatory court appearance to attend the Cannes Film Festival in France, your honor issued an arrest warrant for the junkie actress.
Troubled actor Gary Dourdan was sought by the police after a judge revoked his probation for skipping court. Gary was under state supervision after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house and breaking her nose in 2011.
Chief Keef was ordered to appear in court to explain why he didn’t fork over $20,000 to his baby mama for child support. He wasn’t in the mood for court that day, instead, he smoked loud packs with his friends and recorded more rap songs that embarrassed himself and other African-Americans nationwide. In the interest of transparency, we can’t confirm that that is what Keef did in lieu of his court appearance, but it’s our best educated guess.
After infamously head-butting Evelyn Lozada in the early weeks following their wedding, loud-mouthed baller Chad
Johnson blew off a probation hearing which enraged his judge and a court ordered arrest warrant was issued. That misstep almost cost Senor
Ochocinco Johnson his freedom.
Mike Epps was wanted by the Atlanta Police Department after assaulting a fellow funnyman for making a spoof video of his other beef with Kevin Hart. Is there ANYONE Mike Epps doesn’t have a problem with???
While on a “Fantastic Voyage” in the streets of California Coolio was pulled over for a traffic infraction and the po-po discovered that there was a warrant for his arrest over a suspended licencse. Ironcially, jail is a “Gangsters Paradise”.
Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta heel Stevie J was wanted and eventually arrested by the cops earlier this year for skipping numerous court hearings in regards to the $1 million in back child support he owed.
The cops requested that plastic-faced rapper Lil Kim wear a pair of their matching stainless steel bracelets after she refused to show up for several court dates to answer charges of drug possession.