Murder, drug abuse, and theft are just some of the crimes that celebrities have been arrested for. Who could ever imagine such famous people breaking the law? From famous actors to singers, there seem to be a lot of celebrities involved in crimes.

If you think your favorite celebrity can never commit a crime, think again. Many celebrities, from the lesser-known stars to the most powerful, have been charged with offenses. Let’s dive into some of the most shocking cases.

Will Smith

Image Credits: Shutterstock

Yes, Will Smith has been in some great movies. Yes, Will Smith has a ton of money. Yes, Will Smith is also remembered for being charged with aggravated assault. But most people forget about that. Will Smith, along with his former bodyguard, was accused of assaulting William Hendricks in 1989. The case was dismissed at Smith’s request by the prosecutor.

Marilyn Manson

Image Credits: Shutterstock

With his unique and thought-provoking music, Marilyn Manson has always been popular for his crazy antics. Manson was arrested a number of times for drug possession, drunk driving, and domestic violence. He pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges in 2001 and publicly apologized to the victim. Manson’s ex-girlfriend, along with other women, also accused him of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse.

Chris Brown

Image Credits: Shutterstock

Chris Brown is hated by many people after he was found guilty of assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in June 2009. Brown also pleaded guilty to probation violation. Rihanna was beaten by Brown and was on the verge of death. The argument between the two took place over another woman. Chris Brown was placed on probation for almost five years. On violating his probation agreement, he served time in jail.

Snoop Dogg

Image Credits: Shutterstock

In 1993, Snoop Dogg was arrested for the murder of Philip Woldemariam. According to his lawyer, Snoop was driving around with his cousin Nate Dogg, when they picked up a man named Philip, who asked if he could buy marijuana. Soon, someone else in the car shot Philip in the back of the head; he passed away instantly. Initially, they were charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder; both counts were dismissed in favor of the voluntary manslaughter while armed charge.

Mark Wahlberg

Image Credits: Shutterstock

On the big screen, Mark Wahlberg plays tough guy characters who are both devious and cunning. But he was also both devious and cunning in real life. He spent almost six months in a correctional facility after being charged as an adult for attempted murder. Wahlberg was arrested on April 8, 1988, for assaulting two Vietnamese men. He was also accused of throwing rocks at African-American passers-by.

Matthew Broderick

Image Credits: Shutterstock

Matthew Broderick is an American film, television, and stage actor who has had a highly successful career. In the year 1987, he was involved in a fatal car accident that left two people dead. He was subsequently charged with death due to dangerous driving. He immediately pleaded guilty to the charge, but this did not stop him from pursuing his chosen career as an actor later on. 

Bill Cosby

Image Credits: Shutterstock

Cosby was one of the highest-paid comedians in television history. He was known for his dark, tragic, and disturbing roles. Ever since 2004, over 60 women have accused him of sexual assault, battery, and sexual misconduct. These incidents stretch back to the 1960s. The accusations made by these women led to criminal charges being leveled against Bill Cosby in 2015.