10 shots of celebrities in custody
Before you can create for yourself an idol, it is worth considering whether all the celebrities are worthy of emulation. And when it comes to rock stars, the scandalous behavior, drug use and violation of the law can sometimes be an integral part of their image. Ten rock artists represented in our collection, which for various reasons had visited in jail.
1. Axl Rose
Lead singer of Guns N 'Roses was jailed another 17-year-old boyfriend. This picture was taken the Indiana State Police. Then Axel was just beginning his musical career, but it was quite a frequent visitor to the police station of the city of Lafayette. Axel was arrested more than 20 times, and when the local authorities announced that the next time you go to arrest him as a real criminal, Axel moved to California, where without the drive to the police finally focused on a career in music.
2. David Bowie
Has become a legend of rock music, David Bowie was arrested by police in New York at the height of his career in March 1976. After the concert, Bowie with his friend Iggy Pop together smoked marijuana in the hotel "Rochester." Confident in his stellar untouchability, they were quite surprised by the appearance of the police.
3. Frank Sinatra
It would seem, how could Frank with a positive image to be behind bars? But the fact remains that in 1938, the singer was arrested for connection with a married woman. At that time, the United States is considered a serious crime, and such "offense" could well be career Frank. Later the charges were mitigated, and the case was closed and completely with time.
4. Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin was arrested in November 1969 after being shouted in the face of a police officer "extremely indecent words." It was during a concert in Tampa, Florida, and it was not the first time Janice behaved provocatively. Later charged with the singer was taken on the basis of the legitimate right of every American to freedom of expression.
5. Jim Morrison
In 1970, Jim Morrison was convicted of indecent exposure in public and pronunciation of obscene words during a concert of The Doors in Miami. In his poems and songs Jim did not hesitate in expressions, but what is now a rock star can afford to speak from the stage, while it was considered a major reason for the arrest.
6. Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix was arrested at Toronto International Airport for possession of heroin and hashish. Singer once said that the drugs were not his, that he slipped them into her bag without his knowledge. It's amazing, but such an excuse worked - the musician released. It seems that such a justification could be even a little weighty, you have to be a virtuoso guitarist.
7. Johnny Cash
In our part of the Johnny Cash did not get even a hundredth part of the glory that has found at home. But in a country of icons, too, there have been problems. Johnny was detained at the US border for hundreds of tranquilizers pills in luggage. Cache paid a fine of $ 1,000 and received a 30-day suspended sentence. Get rid of the addiction to the musician helped his girlfriend, and later - his wife. However, if that was his only sin. The story goes that one day Johnny Cash lit a fire in the Los Padres National Park in California, and eventually because of this campfire burned forest on an area of 200 hectares.
8. Kurt Cobain
19-year-old Kurt Cobain at the time of his arrest, was not yet a musical celebrity, but the rebellious spirit in him is already raging. As a teenager, Kurt with your friends outlines paint all surfaces, including cars and homes. For doing this, and it caught the police. Later came the information (it is possible that Kurt himself distributed it) that Cobain was arrested for the inscription "God - gay" (God is gay).
9. Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger arrested without number, and most of the time he was arrested for drug possession. This picture was taken when Mick was 23 years old. At the time, Jagger and his fellow Rolling Stones Richards also got to jail because of drugs. They had to appear before the court, after which they received suspended sentences with probation. While newspaper headlines on the topic "Will you let your daughter marry a participant The Rolling Stones?", Which is very clearly characterized the attitude of the establishment to these "bad boys".
10. Steven Tyler
Singer of the band Aerosmith pose in March 1967 in front of the camera in prison, when police in Yonkers in New York have arrested a 18-year-old boy for possession of marijuana. Already being held rock star Tyler once said in a live broadcast of one of the political show that without drugs would not be their group. Aerosmith frontman confessed that he once pulled for cocaine more than $ 20 million, but now he is proud to be completely rid of "this plague." "Yeah, we did, but these things can not be properly done away with. This is either death or prison, or other dire consequences, "- said Tyler.