When it comes to trouble with the law, celebrities offer a wide range of examples of how not to act during an encounter with the police. The following examples of recent celebrity arrests should be considered cautionary tales. They are brought to you by the team at Free at Last Bail Bonds, who are here to help you and your family if you should ever need the assistance of bail bondsmen, day or night.
This aging rapper has transformed his career from music to television, with a hit show featuring home renovations. In 2015, one of those projects went awry, leaving Ice charged with theft of property from a home that was in foreclosure. He eventually accepted a plea deal that required him to participate in community service.
Sean "Diddy" Combs
Known for his music and flamboyant personal style, few fans think of Combs as a dedicated and involved father. However, when Diddy had a disagreement with his son's football coach, there was a scuffle involving a kettlebell, which resulted in criminal charges. Combs was fortunate that the matter was resolved with an office hearing.
Trouble seems to follow this baby-faced pop star — his 2014 arrest was not his first brush with the law. When he crashed his ATV into a minivan, the Biebs was arrested for driving under the influence and with an expired driver's license. Making matters worse, he argued with the arresting officers, leaving him with additional charges for resisting arrest.
One of the most successful comedians in recent years, Lopez learned the hard way that what happens in Vegas does not, in fact, stay in Vegas. After falling asleep on the casino floor of Caesars Windsor, Lopez became a laughing stock himself when he was arrested for public intoxication.
This supermodel made headlines not for a new turn on the runway or a lucrative beauty deal, but for drunken driving. Seymour, 47, was once the face of Estee Lauder, but took a far less glamorous path when she mistakenly put her Range Rover into reverse while at a stop sign and slammed into the driver behind her. Previously treated for substance abuse, Seymour refused a sobriety test at the scene and was taken into custody.
Celebrities enjoy so many perks within our society that they make easy targets when they run afoul of the law. In reality, however, being arrested is no laughing matter. Just one night in jail can have lasting consequences and can lead to serious problems at home and at work. Anyone can find themselves in need of bail bond services, and it is important to know who to call if and when that need should arise. At Free at Last Bail Bonds, we are here to get you out of jail and back to your daily life as quickly as possible.