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11 Young Celebrities We Grew Up Watching Who Ended Up Behind Bars

By Nitin Bhatnagar, 24 June 2018


Getting successful, famous and rich at an early age is like a dream for a number of people and there are many who have achieved it too. However, the most important part is to make sure that success doesn’t get over the head as the youngsters are more prone to take the wrong path.

Sometimes, they are not able to handle the work pressure and resort to harmful methods such as taking substances or consuming alcohol to overcome the stress.

There have been many celebrities who got famous early in their lives but later on made some mistakes and ended up behind the bars. Here we have listed 11 of them:

1 Jamie Waylett


Early career


Jamie played the role of Vincent Crabbe in the Harry Potter series and he was among the close friends of Draco Malfoy. If you haven’t noticed, let us tell you that he was not a part of the 7th and 8th movie of the franchise as at that time, he was dealing with legal problems.

Jamie Waylett

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Legal issues


In 2011, police arrested Jamie because he participated in the London riots and was booked for violent disorder as petrol bomb was found in his possession. Previously, he was also booked for growing marijuana at his residence. Who had thought that the cute fat boy from the Harry Potter series will be like this in real life?


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2Edward Furlong


Early career


Edward became a star after he acted along with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He was further praised for his work in American History X, Before and After and American Heart but then it seems as if things did not go well in his life.


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This is what went wrong


Edward entered into a live-in relationship with his 26 years old tutor while he was just 13 at that time. His guardians tried to sue the woman for rape when the law regarding the rape changed but she in return alleged rude behavior and got away with rape charges. Later on, the actor got addicted to substances for which he also went to rehab. He was sent in prison after he attacked his former wife and nowadays he is seen doing small roles as he has to pay for child support.

Edward Furlong

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3Lindsay Lohan


Future looked promising


She seemed to have a great career after her debut with The Parent Trap in 1988 when she was just 12 years old. Lindsay worked in some other successful movies such as Freaky Friday and Mean Girls. But soon, she was not able to handle success and was sent to jail on more than one occasion.


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Here is what went wrong


Lindsay was arrested in 2007 for DUI, just 2 months before she was turning 21. She was later detained again for a DUI and for having substance. She increased her legal problems by not attending court hearings and later on she was sent to jail for stealing a necklace in 2011.


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