Celebrities that have been in Jail

This article features a list of celebrities that have been in jail. Since, celebrities are regularly in the public eye, their moves are carefully scrutinized and monitored. Millions of people adore them and look up to them as idols. So, when they create headlines for all the wrong reasons, people pay attention. Have a look at some of the famous personalities who’ve been locked behind bars.

1. Tim Allen

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Tim Allen gained prominence after his portrayal of the character, Tim Taylor, on Home Improvement and Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story franchise. Before success found his doorsteps, Tim Allen was a struggling comedian who had to resort to drug trafficking to pay his bills. In 1978, he found himself in hot water after getting arrested for possession of 1.4lb cocaine. He was given a sentence of 3 to 7 years for his cooperation with the officials and his snitching ways. He was pardoned and given an early parole after serving behind bars for 2 years and 4 months in a Minnesotan correctional facility.

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