21 Celebrities Who Did Hard Time!
As you've likely heard by now, The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice reported to prison this week to begin serving a 15 month sentence on fraud charges.
Teresa may be feeling awfully alone these days, but she's far from the first celeb to get hauled off to the big house. Heck, she's not even the first Bravo reality star to get locked up in the past year!
13 Rappers Who Went Broke: They Should've Kept Their Mind on Their Money! (And Their Money on Their Mind!)
In many ways, rappers are like professional athletes:
They're fiercely competitive; many view their talent as their only way to escape awful circumstances; they often experience success at a very young age...and they're frequently broke before they hit their mid-twenties.
19 Stars Who Have Spent Time in the Slammer (One for 3 Whole Hours!)
Jail. Prison. The clink. The slammer. Lockup. The brig.
Up the river. The pen. The pound. The black hole.
Ja Rule Denies Leaving Wife for Male Inmate
Ja Rule would like to make one thing very clear: He did not leave his wife for his male prison cellmate.
This rather hilarious rumor cropped up last week after a parody blog titled "Cream Bmp Daily" quoted Mrs. Ja Rule, Aisha Atkins, as saying of her husband:
Ja Rule: Released From Prison!
Ja Rule is finally a free man, for real this time.
After being released from jail for gun possession only to be immediately jailed a second time for tax evasion, he's now served his sentence for the latter, too.
Ja Rule: Out of Prison in Gun Case! Back in Federal Custody in Tax Case!
The good news for rapper Ja Rule today? He is officially out of an Upstate New York prison after serving most of his two-year sentence for gun possession.
The bad news? He headed straight into federal custody in a tax case.