Despite their fame, celebrities are people just like us. And just like us, we often hear about celebrities breaking the law, sometimes with horrific consequences. As we are about to find out, however, the privileged position celebrities have in our society allows them to get reduced sentences and / or even to get away with it. We have put together a list of the ten most horrible crimes ever committed by celebrities, along with the penalties they suffered after the fact. Like you may have already imagined, the punishment doesn’t seem to fit the crime most of the time, even though justice is served every once in a while.
8Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley – Manslaughter and a DUI
Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley is a member of the band, Hanoi Rocks. In 1984, Nicolas and Vince Neil, the front man of the Motley Crue Motley Crue band went to get some liquor from the liquor store. The two had been partying all night long and were intoxicated. While driving, Razzle hit an oncoming vehicle and killed his friend Neil. The singer served 30 days in prison, five years of probation and had to pay 2.6 million dollars in restitution.