18 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Convicted Felons

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Who knew Christian Slater was a convicted felon? And what exactly did 50 Cent to to get himself in trouble with the law?

From felony drug charges, weapons charges, and even assault, here's a surprising list of celebrities who are also convicted felons.

1. Christian Slater

Christian slater
It’s hard to believe, but Christian Slater got into a LOT of trouble back in the day, including drunk driving, trying to board a plan with a concealed weapon in his luggage, and assaulting a police officer.

2. Stephen Fry

Stephen fry
Stephen Fry actually once spent three months in prison for credit card fraud. Who knew? He was only 17 at the time, but he made the bad decision of going on a spending spree with a family friend’s card. Whoops.

3. 50 Cent

50 cent
50 Cent got into major trouble when he tried to sell drugs to an undercover police officer. That was one of two times he was charged with felony drug possession.

4. Yasmin Bleeth

Yasmin bleeth
It’s true. The Baywatch babe was charged with felony drug possession in 2001. She was put on probation and sentenced to 100 hours of community service.

5. Mark Wahlberg

Mark wahlberg
Also known as “Marky Mark,” Mark Wahlberg was put in prison on charges of assault and attempted murder when he was younger. That all seems hard to believe now, doesn’t it?

6. Chris Brown

Chris brown
Okay, so maybe you did know about this one, but we still needed to include it. Chris Brown was convicted of felony assault, but managed to get a plea deal to keep himself out of prison.

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