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A night for the rich and famous usually wraps at an exclusive after party, but for some naughty celebrities, it ends with getting arrested and going to jail. Instead of posing for glamour shots on the red carpet, these celebs smiled for mugshots before serving time for their crimes. News about a celebrity arrest can be shameful, but it's always interesting to know why these famous people got in trouble with the law. From drug possession to domestic abuse, the list of celebrity crimes in 2017 go on and on. Some of these 2017 lawbreakers can also be found on the list of celebrities arrested in 2016.

If you're curious about current celebrity events, especially news of a recent arrest, then look no further. This list of celebrities who were arrested in 2017 ranges from movie stars to music icons, so expect a diverse batch of criminal celebs. While many celebrities are able to avoid prison, some end up behind bars. However, these famous troublemakers still have good reputations even if their embarrassing celebrity arrest photos are trending online. 

Don't be the last one to find out about celebrity arrests that happened recently. This list of celebs who were arrested in 2017 is constantly being updated with the bad boys and girls of Hollywood even if they were arrested today. 


Ethan Cutkosky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Were Arrested in 2017
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Shameless star Ethan Cutkosky was arrested on November 2. The 18-year-old was pulled over in Los Angeles for driving erratically, and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and charged with a DUI.

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Nelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Were Arrested in 2017
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Rapper Nelly was arrested on October 7 while on tour in Washington state. He was booked for second-degree rape following an encounter that allegedly took place on his tour bus. Nelly was quickly released, and tweeted that he is "completely innocent."

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Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Were Arrested in 2017
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In September, former congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison after admitting to sexting an underage teen girl. He must pay a $10,000 fine as well, and complete three years of probation and enter an Internet monitoring program.

Weiner had contact with the 15-year-old in 2016. During a three-month period, he reportedly sent sexually explicit messages and images to the teen, with full knowledge that she was a minor. After their relationship ended, she sold her story to DailyMail.com.

Weiner broke down in tears in court, saying, "I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse."

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Kidd Creole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Were Arrested in 2017
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Rapper Kidd Creole - whose real name is Nathaniel Glover - was arrested in August 2017 after fatally stabbing a homeless man in New York City. Glover was one of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five. According to police, he and an unnamed homeless man got into an altercation just before midnight on July 31. Glover stabbed the man several times, and he later died. 

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