Celebrities are larger than life, they are famous and they have fan followings and it is easy to forget that they are only human. But, celebrities too have their fair share of faults and failings and yes, some even have criminal records. Let us take a look at ten of the worst crimes committed by famous people.
Mark Wahlberg: The actor, singer, and songwriter have a history of racial violence. Mark Wahlberg has had a civil action filed against him for two incidents of throwing rocks at African-American children. Wahlberg was fifteen at the time. At sixteen, Wahlberg was arrested for assaulting two Vietnamese men in separate incidences on the same day. He beat and knocked out a middle-aged Vietnamese man with a stick in the first incident and in the second, he left the man blind in one eye after attacking him.
O.J Simpson: Orenthal James Simpson, better known as O. J. Simpson was found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her companion Ron Goldman. Two years later, however, Simpson was found guilty of battery and wrongful death of the two victims.
Mike Tyson: In 1992, Mike Tyson was convicted of the rape of eighteen-year-old Desiree Washington. Tyson served almost three years of his six-year jail sentence.
Bill Cosby: Comedian and actor Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual assault by nearly sixty women. The assaults are said to have happened between 1965 and 2008. Several charges have been filed against Cosby.
Harvey Weinstein: Harvey Weinstein has been accused by over eighty women in the film industry for sexual misconduct. Weinstein is currently under investigation following the charges.
XXXTentacion: The rapper had been charged with domestic violence but the case was later dropped. However, XXX is back in jail after seven felony charges were brought against him.
Michael Jace: Michael Jace is currently serving a forty years to life sentence for shooting and killing his wife April Jace.
Robert Rozier: Former American footballer Robert Rozier had been found guilty of the murders of seven people. He is currently in jail serving his 25 years to life sentence.
Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza: The professional Brazilian soccer player was charged with his girlfriend Eliza Samudio's murder. Bruno was also found guilty of kidnapping and later hiding the body of Samudio.
Johnny Lewis: The twenty-eight-year-old actor was found dead in the driveway of his eighty-one-year-old landlady. Lewis is suspected to have fallen from the balcony of the landlady’s home after murdering her and her cat.