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Justin Bieber pled guilty to assault and careless driving charges as part of a plea bargain that will see him pay $750 (Canadian) in fines. Charges of dangerous driving stemming from and ATV accident last year were dropped.

So did The Biebs get off light? While the fine won't put a dent in his $200 million pockets, was it normal for these charges? Let's take a look:

Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp may face prison time for violating Australia's animal quarantine law.

Johnny Depp got into hot water earlier this month for bringing his two Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia. The actor and flight crew did not declare the puppies to customs or have the required permits.

Authorities found out about the dogs after a local groomer posted about Depp's doggies on social media.

Josh Duggar reportedly admitted to child molestation.

Josh Duggar is the eldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame. Twelve years ago, he allegedly molested five underage girls. This week he admitted it publicly after allegations of the abuse surfaced.

Many people may be wondering, can Josh face criminal charges now?

Adam Levine Sugar Bombed

"Your sugar. Yes, please. Won't you come and put it down on me?" Maroon 5's Sugar.

Well, Adam Levine got what he asked for. While signing autographs outside the Jimmy Kimmel Show studios where he had just performed Maroon 5's song Sugar, Levine was attacked with, you guessed it, sugar! Actually, powdered sugar.

The crooner was not happy with the sugar bomb. The attacker was quickly tackled and arrested.

After a weekend partying in Las Vegas, Chris Brown was surprised with his very own Goldilocks moment.

According to reports, the the singer and new father returned home and found a random naked woman sleeping in his bed. The intruder had apparently been there for some time as she had time to spray paint "I love you" on Brown's kitchen counter and "Mrs. Brown" on his silver Rolls Royce and black Range Rover.

The woman was arrested and charged with felony burglary and felony vandalism.

OK, you might want to settle in because this is a little complicated. It's a story about childhood friends and childhood pets. And when one childhood friend steals the other's pet.

Only the one childhood friend is Mila Kunis. And the pet is a chicken named Doggie. And the other is a budding music star with a new video. And this all happened 25 years ago in Ukraine. And yes, of course, a childhood friend is suing Mila Kunis for stealing her pet chicken Doggie.

The survivor of a hit-and-run allegedly perpetrated by Marion "Suge" Knight refused to implicate the hip-hop mogul in a pretrial hearing. Cle "Bone" Sloan was uncooperative with prosecutors' questions about the incident, saying, "I don't want it to get misconstrued that I told on this man," while pointing at Knight.

Sloan continued, "I'm no snitch. I will not be used to send Suge Knight to prison."

Dave Chappelle must not be as funny as he thinks he is.

During a show in Santa Fe, a man from the audience threw a banana peel at Chappelle. Some reports say that the peel hit Chappelle, while others report that the peel missed.

Even though the attack was more insult than injury, should Chappelle seek some justice and sue?

In a story almost too sadly cliche, a famous producer has been accused of sexually assaulting a beautiful young girl.

Harvey Weinstein, movie mogul and co-founder of Miramax, is accused of groping a 22-year-old model. Weinstein and the model first met at the red-carpet premiere of Weinstein's New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. The two made plans for the model to come to Weinstein's office the next day for an audition.


Police have arrested a man believed to have stabbed and killed one member of Nicki Minaj's tour crew and wounded another.

After a late night brawl in Philadelphia last month, two of Minaj's crew members were walking a bar employee to her car when they were attacked. De'Von Pickett, 29, was stabbed in his heart and stomach and died; a second crew member is still in the hospital with stab wounds to his back. The alleged attacker, Pierce Boykin, 31, faces numerous charges, including murder and attempted murder.

What will prosecutors need to prove in order to secure a conviction, and does Boykin have any possible defenses?