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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett had a noose-like rope tied around his neck when he told police officers about an alleged attack in Chicago by men wearing ski masks, shouting racial and homophobic slurs, and claiming "This is MAGA country." But over the last three weeks, those claims have crumbled under police and media scrutiny.

Today, Smollett has been arrested and charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, allegedly because he was "dissatisfied with his salary" on the show.

Kevin Spacey Arraigned for Sexually Assaulting Male Teen

Kevin Spacey, the actor who lost his job as President Frank Underwood on the Netflix series, House of Cards, after allegedly sexually assaulting over a dozen young males, has now been arrested for felonious sexual assault. He has hence issued a cryptic video clip, via YouTube, and everyone is wondering if art is imitating life, or vice versa.

You may or may not be familiar with the "Nine Trey Gangsters." If not, you might have heard of one of their self-avowed members, Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, or 69 for short. And if neither of those ring a bell, you've probably heard of the Bloods. Nine Trey is a prison set of the Bloods street gang, and Tekashi, nee Daniel Hernandez, allegedly became associated with them while serving a stint for marijuana trafficking on Rikers Island as a teenager.

Over the weekend, that affiliation came back to haunt him over the weekend, as Tekashi and five other Nine Trey members were arrested and indicted on federal racketeering charges involving armed robberies and shootings in New York. If convicted, Tekashi is facing life in prison.

Attorney for both spurned Super Bowl seat-holders and president-linked porn stars, Michael Avenatti, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of felony domestic violence. As with anything involving Avenatti, the accusations (and cross-accusations) have been flying fast, so here's an update on where the case and the claims stand so far.

Alec Baldwin was arrested in New York City today after a parking spot disagreement turned physical. Baldwin was allegedly trying to back into a space near his Greenwich Village home when another man snuck into the spot from behind.

According to reports, the actor then followed the man to the meter, punched him in the face, and sent him to the hospital. Baldwin was taken into police custody after the incident. Does President Trump have a take on the situation? You bet he does.

Celeb Surgeon Caught After 4 Days on the Run

Dr. Bumbum, a famous Brazilian plastic surgeon with several hundred thousand social media followers, has been caught after being on the run from authorities for four days. Last month, he and his mother, who practices with him, were arrested after one of their patients, Lilian Calixto, fell fatally ill after a buttock enhancement surgery they performed in his Rio de Janeiro apartment.

Dr. Bumbum and his mum dropped the ill Calixto at the hospital without identifying themselves, where she subsequently died. Dr. Bumbum's real name is Denis Furtado. Now he, and his mother, Maria de Fatima Barros, face murder charges.

T.I. Arrested Trying to Enter His Own Gated Community

Don't you hate it when you lose your keys and the security guard won't let you into your own gated community? Ok, most of us probably don't get to deal with the security guard part, but regardless, when it's 4:30 in the morning, all you want to do is go to bed after a night out. Instead of his cozy bed, rapper T.I. had to settle for a jail cell after he was arrested while attempting to enter his own gated community. His attorney is calling it a wrongful arrest.

American rapper and producer G-Eazy (nee Gerald Earl Gillum) was arrested this week in Stockholm, Sweden on drug possession and assault charges after a scuffle in a nightclub. According to TMZ, the artist was partying at Solidaritet after a show, then became belligerent when a fan attempted to photograph him in the VIP area of the club.

Details are few, but it appears G-Eazy won't be facing any jail time following his arrest.

It feels like a long way from 'That's So Raven' stardom to arrested by a bounty hunter named Lucky while hiding in your underwear in a Las Vegas closet, but it apparently only takes 11 years and a few arrests.

Orlando Brown, ex-costar of the hit Disney series and a slew of other television shows and movies as a child actor, was nabbed for skipping a court appearance on domestic battery charges. And video of the arrest is pretty extreme.

T.J. Miller's last 12 months have been far from great. In May of last year, HBO announced Miller would not be reprising his role as Erlich Bachman on the hit series "Silicon Valley" for its fifth season. In June, Miller gave a rambling interview to the Hollywood Reporter during which he trashed former colleagues. Six months after that, Miller was arrested for attacking an Uber driver, and less than a week later he was accused of punching a woman and sexual assault while in college.

And then this week Miller was arrested for calling in a fake bomb threat on a train, and is now facing federal charges.