if you were something of a problem child, driving your parents and possibly the law crazy, buck up. You're not alone. Even famous people get arrested. In fact, some celebrities' rap sheets extend into their juvenile years.
This buys into the whole idea that celebrities are just like us. They buy coffee, do laundry, and get arrested as teenagers.
Here are some of these famous former juvenile delinquents:
Criminal Justice Degrees Guide formulated a short list, including:
In many cases, crimes and arrests made when the defendant is an adult are matters of public record. But some states will seal juvenile records so they aren't open to the public.
If that's the case, how come we know about some celebrities' rap sheets?
It could be that the celebs gave interviews talking about their prior arrests. Or it's possible that their records weren't sealed.
Whatever the case, these examples can prove inspirational. After all, seeing famous people get arrested only to become successes later in life can show at-risk youth that it can happen.