Most celebrities are pros at posing for the cameras on the red carpet, but some have also had the unfortunate experience of mugging for booking photos. Keep reading as Wonderwall.com takes a look back at various celeb mug shots from over the years, starting with this one… On Feb. 1, 2021, Georgia's DeKalb County Police Department confirmed that rapper Silento (real name: Ricky Hawk) — who came to fame with his 2015 hit song "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" — had been arrested and charged with murder following the Jan. 21 shooting death of his cousin, Frederick Rooks. Keep reading to see more celebrity mug shots…
Former "Home Improvement" star Zachery Ty Bryan was arrested in Oregon on Oct. 16, 2020, after allegedly choking his girlfriend during an argument. The woman told authorities Zachery took her phone away when she tried calling 911 in the midst of the incident. The actor was arrested on charges of strangulation, fourth-degree assault and interfering with making a report.
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In July 2008, Khloe Kardashian took this jail pic in Los Angeles after violating her probation stemming from a 2007 DUI arrest.
Country music singer Sam Hunt was arrested in Nashville for driving under the influence on Nov. 21, 2019, after police saw him swerving and driving the wrong way down the road. Police said he smelled of booze and had bloodshot eyes. He also handed them a passport and a credit card when they asked for his ID. He was booked into jail and later released.
On Sept. 4, 2020 — in the midst of his three-to-10-year prison sentence — Bill Cosby got a new mug shot. The photo was taken during the coronavirus pandemic, so the former comedian wore a face mask around his neck.
"Supernatural" star Jared Padalecki was arrested in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 27, 2019, and charged with two counts of assault and one count of public intoxication following an alleged altercation at a lounge.
Stacey Dash was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence at her home in in Pasco County, Florida, on Sept. 29, 2019. According to TMZ, the actress allegedly pushed and slapped her husband, attorney Jeffrey Marty, during a heated verbal altercation. Days later, authorities dropped a charge of misdemeanor domestic battery against the former Fox News commentator following an investigation of the incident. "The State Attorney made the right call by declining to file charges against my wife," Jeffrey tweeted, adding, "She was arrested over my objection at the time, but due to the pending investigation, I waited to comment until now. We both look forward to getting this behind us."
Just like some of his peers, Keanu Reeves was also arrested for DUI in Los Angeles on May 5, 1993.
Former actor Shaun Weiss, who's best known for his work in the "Mighty Ducks" franchise and the movie "Heavyweights," was arrested in Marysville, California, on Jan. 26, 2020, in connection with a home break-in. He was booked on charges of residential burglary and being under the influence of a controlled substance that, according to police, appeared to be methamphetamine. In January 2021, Shaun celebrated one year of sobriety after getting help and completely transformed his appearance.
A shameful Reese Witherspoon couldn't bear to look into the camera while posing for her mug shot in Atlanta on April 19, 2013. The actress was arrested for disorderly conduct after her husband, Jim Toth, was arrested for DUI. Eek.
Justin Bieber grinned for this jailbird glamour shot in Miami on Jan. 23, 2014, after he was booked for DUI, resisting arrest and driving without a license. Oops!
"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood was arrested on July 5, 2019, after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend, striking him with a shoe. He also accused her of wielding a machete during the incident.
Who knew? Tim Allen was arrested for possession of a pound and a half of cocaine in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in October 1978.
Paris Hilton posed for this mug shot after her arrest for driving under the influence in September 2006. A few years later she was arrested in Las Vegas for possession of cocaine.
On Feb. 21, 2019, R&B star R. Kelly was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving a number of girls as young as 13 years old. The charges involved accusations dating from 1998 to 2010. He turned himself in to authorities at a Chicago police station and posed for this booking photo on Feb. 22. The "I Believe I Can Fly" singer, whose bail was set at $1 million, faces up to 70 years behind bars if convicted.
On March 6, 2019, R. Kelly was arrested in Illinois again — this time for failing to pay $161,000 in back child support. He's seen here in his Cook County Sheriff's Office booking photo the same day.
"The Bachelor" and "Bachelor in Paradise" alum Amanda Stanton was arrested on Sept. 10, 2018, after Las Vegas police responded to a battery domestic violence call at 3:15 a.m. at a hotel on the Vegas strip, where she'd been partying. Police confirmed in a statement that "a physical altercation took place in a hotel room where it is alleged that Stanton battered her boyfriend," Bobby Jacobs. Her rep later told media the reality TV star and mother of two was "embarrassed and ashamed" about what happened. "That evening she had a few drinks at a bachelorette party and when hotel security asked her and Bobby to quiet down, she got a bit rambunctious. Amanda gave Bobby what she thought was a playful shove; hotel security did their job and reported the incident to the police, who in turn did their job," her rep explained. Police found probable cause to arrest her on one count of battery domestic violence.
On Feb. 20, 2019, a Chicago grand jury indicted "Empire" star Jussie Smollett for a felony — filing a false police report — after investigators determined he repeatedly lied about being the victim of a homophobic and racist attack that occurred on Jan. 29, 2019, near his Chicago apartment building. The actor, who has maintained his innocence, turned himself into police on Feb. 22, when he posed for this booking photo. Another 16 felony counts followed in March. Though cops continue to believe that brothers Ola and Abel Osundairo perpetrated the attack at Jussie's behest, later in March, the entire case was dismissed in a surprise move by the Cook County State Attorney's office — a controversial decision that pitted public officials against each other.
Vince Vaughn was arrested in California in the early-morning hours of June 10, 2018, at a Manhattan Beach Police Department DUI checkpoint. According to TMZ, the "Wedding Crashers" star and his male passenger were uncooperative and initially refused to get out of the vehicle. The actor was arrested and booked on misdemeanor DUI and obstructing an officer charges while his passenger was booked for obstruction and public intoxication. Both were released on bail.
This photo from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections shows the disgraced comedian Bill Cosby in his second booking photo of the day — keep reading to see his first — which was taken on Sept. 25, 2018, after he was transferred to a state prison in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, after being sentenced to three to 10 years for sexual assault.
This image from Pennsylvania's Montgomery County Correctional Facility shows Bill Cosby on Sept. 25, 2018, in his first mug shot of the day. It was taken after he was led from a courtroom in handcuffs after being sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004.
Charleston County, South Carolina, Sheriff's Office records reveal that "Southern Charm" star Thomas Ravenel was arrested and charged with assault and battery in the second degree on Sept. 25, 2018. Reports soon confirmed that the politician-turned-reality TV star's arrest is related to allegations made by a former nanny who earlier in 2018 claimed that Thomas sexually assaulted her in his bedroom while his young daughter slept nearby. Thomas has denied her claims, but following his arrest, Bravo confirmed that he will no longer be a part of the "Southern Charm" cast.
Christian Slater doesn't have a clean slate! The actor was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in New York City in December 1994.
On Aug. 21, 2018, country music star Gretchen Wilson landed behind bars after an incident on an airplane. According to People magazine, when authorities interviewed the "Redneck Woman" singer on the jetway at Connecticut's Bradley International Airport after her flight landed, she "became belligerent" and "caused a disturbance." She was arrested and booked by Connecticut State Police. The following month, a judge dropped the charge, misdemeanor breach of peace, after the music star donated $500 to a fund for injured crime victims.
On July 22, 2018, Color Me Badd singer Bryan Abrams was arrested at the Del Lago Casino in Tyre, New York, on charges of attempted assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Video posted by TMZ shows the crooner walking up to bandmate Mark Calderon at the end of a song and shoving him to the ground. According to a Seneca County Sheriff's Office press release, the victim fell on some sound equipment that was on the floor and was then transported to a local hospital where he was treated for neck and back pain. After being booked at the Seneca County Correctional Facility, Bryan was released on a $2,000 bond.
"Melrose Place" actress Heather Locklear was arrested on June 25 on two counts of misdemeanor battery upon an officer and emergency personnel. A 911 call was made from her home and after police officers arrived, a police spokesman said, Heather hit a deputy who was trying to separate her and family members. Once paramedics got there, Heather also allegedly kicked an EMT while she was being put on a gurney. A police spokesman told CNN that Heather was "extremely intoxicated and very uncooperative."
Another day, another celeb who was arrested for DUI. Here, Mel Gibson posed for his mug shot in Los Angeles on July 28, 2006.
There was a time — or so it seems — when it was a rite of passage for young Hollywood stars to end up behind bars. Here, Mischa Barton posed for her booking photo after she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and possessing marijuana in Los Angeles on Dec. 27, 2007.
Music star Chris Brown was arrested and taken into custody by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies in West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 5, 2018, immediately following his concert there, TMZ reported. There was an open warrant for his arrest on felony battery charges in Florida's Hillsborough County following an April 2017 incident in which he allegedly sucker-punched a photographer at a nightclub. Chris posted a $2,000 bond and was released the same night.
"Mallrats" actor Jeremy London was arrested twice within two weeks in 2018. The actor was booked into a Mississippi jail on Feb. 11 after failing to show up to a court hearing, which stemmed from a lawsuit. The judge issued a warrant and Jeremy was tracked down shortly after. The troubled actor was also arrested on Feb. 2, this time for misdemeanor domestic violence. In a 911 call, Jeremy's wife, Juliet London, told the 911 operator that Jeremy was going to "kick the car," adding that he is "yelling and screaming at me. He pulled out of the driveway (while) I was holding on to the car. I've hurt my leg and my arm."
Hopper Penn, the son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, was arrested in Nebraska on April 4, 2018, after police allegedly found 14 grams of marijuana, four amphetamine pills and three grams of psychedelic mushrooms in his possession. Hopper was with actress Uma von Wittkamp, who was also arrested on drug charges, when their vehicle was pulled over for failing to signal, TMZ reported. During the traffic stop, the officer detected drug activity and searched the car. Hopper was released on bond on April 5.
Former Jerry Springer bodyguard Steve Wilkos was arrested after surviving a terrible car crash on Jan. 23, 2018. Steve initially told the media that he crashed the car after being distracted. However, it turns out that he was actually allegedly under the influence of alcohol. His BAC was reported to be .29%, three times more than the legal limit. He was arrested on charges on DUI.
Seriously, never drink and drive! A disheveled Heather Locklear was arrested for DUI in Santa Barbara, California, on Sept. 28, 2008.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" star Luann de Lesseps was arrested in Palm Beach, Florida, in the early-morning hours of Dec. 24, 2017, after an an alcohol-fueled incident in which she allegedly kicked a police officer and threatened to kill people. During her initial arraignment, the Palm Beach Post reported, a judge told her that four of the five charges she's facing — battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting with violence and two corruption by threat charges — are felonies.
Shia LaBeouf found himself in trouble with the law while filming his latest movie, "The Peanut Butter Falcon," in Savannah, Georgia, on July 8, 2017. The actor was taken into custody in the wee hours of the morning on disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and obstruction charges. He reportedly became "disorderly" when he asked a stranger for a cigarette but was denied.
In 2008, Matt Dillon was arrested for excessive speeding for driving 106 mph on an interstate in Vermont… and here is his mug shot.
Kiefer Sutherland posed for his mug shot at California's Glendale City Jail on Dec. 5, 2007. He reported there to serve a 48-day sentence after pleading guilty to a second drunk driving offense.
Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson posed for this booking photo after he was arrested for criminal sexual conduct after grinding on a security guard's head in a G-string during a performance in Michigan in September 2001.
Nicole Richie posed for her mug shot after she was arrested for DUI after being caught going the wrong way on a freeway in Glendale, California, on Dec. 11, 2006. Boy, how times have changed!
Police in Miami Beach, Florida, arrested Conor McGregor on March 11, 2019, after he allegedly smashed a fan's phone outside the Fontainebleau hotel around 5 a.m. According to the New York Post, the MMA fighter and boxer slapped the phone out of the fan's hand as the man snapped photos while Conor exited the hotel. Conor then stomped on the phone before picking it up and leaving with it. Police charged him with strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief and booked him at the Miami-Dade County Jail. Defense lawyer Samuel Rabin said that the fighter "was involved in a minor altercation involving a cell phone that resulted in a call to law enforcement" and that he "appreciates the response of law enforcement and pledges his full cooperation."
Aaron Carter was arrested on July 15 in Georgia and booked for driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and having drug-related objects. A motorist called police on July 15 and said Aaron's vehicle, a Chevy Suburban, was "driving all over the road." Aaron was in an AutoZone parking lot when police approached him. Bizarrely, he said he wasn't even driving the car, but police said they saw him behind the wheel. He almost felt that he was targeted because of his celebrity.
Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules was arrested in Iowa on April 24, 2017, after slamming into a tractor, killing the driver and allegedly fleeing the scene.
Smize for the police camera! "Vanderpump Rules" cameras caught Jax Taylor's arrest in Hawaii while the cast vacationed there in 2015. The reality star got busted for allegedly stealing sunglasses in Honolulu that July.
Robert Downey Jr. looked surprisingly happy in his booking photo after being arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance while wandering around in a Los Angeles alley in 1999.
Shailene Woodley was arrested for criminal trespass and engaging in a riot while protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota in October 2016.
Whoa! Emile Hirsch posed for this mug shot following his arrest for aggravated assault after he allegedly choked an executive during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
It wasn't a great 2018 for Heather Locklear. In addition to her June arrest, the actress was also arrested on Feb. 26, 2018, after a drunken fight with her boyfriend. She was also booked on three counts of misdemeanor battery on an officer for allegedly becoming combative and attacking officers during her arrest. After all was said and done, Heather was officially charged with four counts of misdemeanor battery on an officer, along with one count of resisting/obstructing an officer. She was not charged with assaulting her boyfriend, despite that being the original reason for her arrest.
Let's be honest: Lindsay Lohan has acquired quite a few mug shots over the years, but this more recent jailhouse portrait is our fave. The troubled star was arrested for violating her probation in Santa Monica, California, on March 19, 2013.
Just like daughter Lindsay Lohan, Dina Lohan has also posed for a mug shot. Following her DWI arrest on New York's Long Island on Sept. 12, 2013, Dina half-heartedly smiled for her booking photo.
Guess mug shots run in the Lohan family. Here, Michael Lohan posed for a booking pic shortly after his arrest for DUI in Syosset, New York, in 2005.
At least Lauryn Hill looked chic after she failed to pay her federal income taxes. Here, the singer posed for her mug shot in New Jersey on June 29, 2012.
Never drink and drive or you'll end up getting booked for DUI like Rick Springfield, who posed for his mug shot after it was determined that he had a blood alcohol content of .10 in Malibu in May 2011.
We wonder if Matthew McConaughey still had the munchies when he posed for his mug shot after he was taken into custody for marijuana possession and resisting arrest in Austin, Texas, in October 1999.
We'll say it one more time: Don't drink and drive, or else you'll be posing for a mug shot like Chris Klein, who was charged with DUI in San Diego on Feb. 5, 2005.
Charlie Sheen posed for his mug shot following his arrest on a domestic violence charge for felony assault, felony menacing and misdemeanor criminal mischief counts in Aspen, Colorado, in December 2009.
See, it was highly unlikely that we wouldn't cross another celeb who got busted for DUI and had to pose for their mugshot. Here, Nick Carter stares at the camera after being arrested for driving under the influence in Los Angeles on March 7, 2005.
Backstreet's back! Nick Carter was arrested again for battery in Key West, Florida, on Jan. 13, 2016, after he got into a bar fight. The bouncer at the establishment eventually sued Nick, claiming he choked and attacked him in the midst of the altercation. Nick settled the lawsuit later that year for an undisclosed sum.
In 1999, one of Jay Z's 99 problems was an arrest in New York City. The rapper was taken into custody for allegedly stabbing a record executive at a Manhattan nightclub that December. He later opted to plead guilty to that charge in October 2001, and it was reduced to a misdemeanor. His punishment? He was sentenced to three years of probation.
We highly suspect that Willie Nelson wasn't the happiest camper when he posed for his mug shot following his arrest for pot possession after his tour bus was pulled over at a border patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas, on Nov. 26, 2010.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" cast member Tinsley Mortimer was arrested for allegedly trespassing on a former lover's property in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 5, 2016.
Amanda Bynes' story is a sad one. After years of erratic behavior, the mentally ill star was arrested for reckless endangerment after she allegedly threw a bong out of her apartment window in New York City in May 2013.
Inmate BK4454813 — aka Hugh Grant — posed for his booking photo after his arrest for lewd conduct in a public place and soliciting a prostitute in Los Angeles in 1995.
Jaime Pressly posed for this booking pic when she was arrested for DUI in Santa Monica, California, in January 2011.
Bill Cosby's December 2015 mugshot from the Cheltenham Township Police Department in Philadelphia stemmed from an incident that happened 12 years earlier in which a woman accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting her. Despite facing dozens of sexual assault claims from women over several decades, this marked the comedian's first criminal charge.
Why does Shia LaBeouf look so thrilled following his arrest for misdemeanor criminal trespassing after he refused to leave a Chicago drugstore on Nov. 5, 2007? We'll never know!
Snoop Dogg headed to the dog pound and posed for this mug shot after being arrested for possession of a deadly weapon and drugs following a performance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Los Angeles on Nov. 28, 2006.
Aloha 'oe! Michelle Rodriguez bid farewell to the outside world for a bit when she was booked for DUI in Honolulu on Dec. 1, 2005.
Don't mess around in airports! Blac Chyna was busted on Jan. 29, 2016, in Austin, Texas, while traveling to London. The incident stemmed from the reality star causing a scene on a flight, which resulted in a police search that uncovered two ecstasy pills — and a third degree felony drug possession charge in addition to a public intoxication charge.
Mickey Rourke was arrested for DUI on a Vespa in Miami Beach in November 2007. Yes, a Vespa.
How turnt was Mike Tyson when he posed for this mug shot following his arrest for DUI and cocaine possession in Arizona in December 2006?! Apparently, very much so!
Country crooner Randy Travis was arrested after police found him clutching an open bottle of wine while parked in front of a church in Texas on Feb. 6, 2012.
One thing is for certain: Heidi Fleiss looked really out of sorts in her mug shot, which was taken in Pahrump, Nevada, on Feb. 7, 2008. Why? Well, she was arrested for driving without a license, possession of dangerous drugs without a prescription, being under the influence of a controlled substance and driving under the influence of a controlled substance!
DJ Samantha Ronson posed for her booking pic after her DUI arrest in Baker, California, on Aug. 1, 2011.
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora posed for this booking pic after he was arrested for DUI in Laguna Beach, California, on March 26, 2008.
Vanilla Ice posed for a mug shot in his native Florida in February 2015. The music star was arrested for burglary and grand theft after allegedly taking things from a nearby abandoned home.
Before "Teen Mom OG" star Amber Portwood cleaned up her act — and spent some time behind bars — she posed for this mug shot following her arrest on two felony counts of domestic battery, one felony count of neglect of a dependent, and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery after police said she attacked Gary Shirley, the father of her daughter, in Indiana in 2010.
"The Young and the Restless" actor Corey Sligh was arrested on child molestation charges in Georgia on Oct. 14, 2016.
Taylor Swift's former flame Conor Kennedy landed behind bars after a fight in a club in Aspen, Colorado, on Dec. 29, 2016. Conor was at Bootsy Bellows in the ski resort town when police were called, which led to a booking for disorderly conduct.