Can you guess which of these celebrities have been to jail?

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Celebrities often lead wild and fantastical lives, some even getting into serious trouble from time to time. How well do you know your celebrity lawbreakers? Test your knowledge with this HowStuffWorks quiz!

Which of these celebrities has done jail time?

In 2004, TV host Martha Stewart was sentenced to five years in federal prison on charges of conspiracy. After lying to federal investigators about stock sales, she was released to home confinement in 2005.

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Which of these celebrities served jail time?

In 1996, Mark Wahlberg was sentenced to two years in prison after committing a hate crime at age 16. He assaulted a Vietnamese man and only served 45 days of his sentence.

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Which celebrity did jail time?

In 2005 Lil' Kim was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison and fined $50,000 for lying to a federal grand jury to protect her friend and manager, who had been involved in a 2001 Manhattan shooting. She served 10 months of her sentence.

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Which star spent time in jail?

In 2008, actor Wesley Snipes was sentenced to 3 years in prison for not filing tax returns for most of the 1990s. He was in jail from 2010 to 2013.

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Which celebrity has done jail time?

Spector was a successful producer for decades, working with artists like John Lennon and the Ramones. In 2009 he was convicted of murder after actress Lana Clarkson was found dead in his house. He is currently in jail serving a 19 years to life sentence.

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Which celebrity spent time in prison?

In 1999 Robert Downey Jr was sentenced to three years in prison. He violated probation during a 1996 drug and weapon conviction and only served a year of his sentence.

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Which of these celebrities has spent time in jail?

While O.J. Simpson was acquitted in 1994 for the murder of his ex-wife and her friend, he was sentenced to 33 years in prison in 2008 for armed robbery and kidnapping. He could possibly leave jail after nearly a decade in 2017.

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Which celeb has spent time behind bars?

In 2013 singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in prison. She hadn't paid taxes on over $1 million in earnings.

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Which celeb was jailed?

Amanda Bynes was a highly paid actress before suffering from mental health issues and going on a widely publicized downward spiral. In 2012 she was jailed for one night on a DUI.

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Which celeb has been in jail?

Rapper and actor Ja Rule was imprisoned for over two years on illegal gun possession charges starting in 2011. He also spent time in federal prison for felony tax evasion.

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Which star spent time behind bars?

Actor Rip Torn spent four days in jail in 2010, followed by rehab and a suspended sentence of two and a half years. He broke into a bank while intoxicated and carried a gun he did not have a permit for.

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Which celebrity has done jail time?

In 1998 Tommy Lee spent six months in prison. The Mötley Crüe drummer had battered his now ex-wife, Pamela Anderson.

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Which of these celebs have done jail time?

Sean Penn is an Oscar winner with a long history of assaults, including on his wives. In 1987, Penn was sentenced to 60 days in prison for assaulting an extra on the set of his film "Colors."

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Which celebrity spent time in jail?

In 2007, Sutherland spent 48 days in prison on DUI charges and for violating probation. After his release, he had to take part in an 18-month alcohol education program and go to therapy.

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Which celeb spent time in jail?

Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond was sentenced to four months in prison in 2016. He was convicted for disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon after a violent incident in a Wisconson bar in 2015.

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Which star has done jail time?

Actor and producer Danny Trejo spent the 1960s in and out of jail for charges of burglary and drug possession. He did some time at the infamous San Quentin State Prison.

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Which celebrity has spent time in jail?

Lil Wayne served an eight-month jail sentence for gun possession. His sentence began in March 2010.

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Which star spent time incarcerated?

At the age of 16, 50 Cent spent six months in a correctional boot camp. This was due to multiple drug charges.

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Which celeb has done jail time?

Rapper, producer and actor T.I. spent six months in federal prison in 2009. He was convicted on federal weapons charges.

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Which of these two stars has done jail time?

In 1979 actor Tim Allen was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on drug trafficking charges. He was released in 1981.

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Which star served jail time?

Actor and Rapper Chris Brown has a long history of violent assaults. He was jailed briefly in 2014 for assaulting someone while on probation after assaulting his now ex-girlfriend, Rihanna.

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Which celebrity has been in jail?

In the 1990s, Mike Tyson spent three years in prison for raping an 18-year-old girl. To this day, he claims that he was falsely accused.

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Which of these stars has done time?

"The Sopranos" actor was released in 2013 after spending eight years in prison on burglary and murder charges. He took part in robbing and killing an off-duty police officer.

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Which celeb was incarcerated?

In the 1960s, before he was a famous boxing promoter, Don King spent over three years in prison. He was jailed on manslaughter charges after stomping a man to death who owed him $600.

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Which star did jail time?

Bollywood actress Monica Bedi spent four years in jail in Portugal and four in India, from 2002-2010. She was caught entering Portugal with false documents and convicted of passport forgery.

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Which celeb has done jail time?

Best known for his role in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Malil was sentenced to life in prison in 2010. He was convicted of attempted murder after stabbing his ex-girlfriend 23 times.

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Which celebrity has done jail time?

In 1970 Jane Fonda was arrested after kicking a cop in the Cleveland airport. She was accused of smuggling drugs but was released almost immediately after the drugs in question turned out to be vitamins.

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Which star has done time in Jail?

In 1980 Paul McCartney spent 10 days in jail. He was caught with half a pound of marijuana at Tokyo's airport.

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Which celebrity has spent time in jail?

In 1938 Frank Sinatra spent 16 hours in jail. He was caught having an affair with a married woman, which was illegal back then.

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Which celebrity spent time behind bars?

Best known for playing Vincent Crabbe in the "Harry Potter" films, Waylett was jailed in 2012. He was charged with violent disorder for taking part in the 2011 England riots and was found growing marijuana in his home.

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Which celeb was jailed?

In 2007 Hilton spent three days in jail and wore an electronic ankle bracelet during 40 days of home monitoring. She violated probation by not enrolling in a court-ordered rehab program and got caught speeding while driving without a license.

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Which star has done time?

Snooki, of "Jersey Shore" fame, spent a few hours in jail in 2010. She was taken in for disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.

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Which celeb has done time?

In 2012 singer Fiona Apple was jailed for one night. She was found with hashish and marijuana at a border patrol checkpoint.

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Which celebrity has spent time in jail?

In 2015 "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison after committing tax fraud. She plead guilty.

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Which star has done jail time?

Christian Slater has been jailed twice. In 1987 he spent 10 days in jail on a drunk driving charge. In 1997, he spent three months in jail and three in rehab after assaulting his girlfriend and a police officer while intoxicated.

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