No man is above the law. This holds true for common people and celebrities alike. Celebrities like any other common man, do end up behind the bars when laws are violated. And they are not provided with any preferential treatment inside the prison.
Check out what your favorite stars have to say about doing prison time.
The famous rapper was quoted saying
“When I first got to prison, I slept so good for the first three weeks. I was greeted with open arms by a lot of wonderful, wonderful girls at FDC Philadelphia. I met a lot of good people in there who are still my friends to this day.”
The Real Housewives of New Jersey revealed, “I mean, there was mold in the bathrooms. There was not running water constantly. The showers were freezing cold… I mean, the living conditions were really horrible. It was — it was hell.”
Robert Downey Jr.
This highest paid actor had his share of legal troubles. He shared, “I thought it would be a lot smaller and tame. I was like, ‘Oh my God — what the f***?’ I thought it was going to be, like, the Corcoran State Prison and Theme Park, and I was f*****g speechless.”
This famous rapper and American actor revealed,“I read a lot of books, got my GED while I was in there, and worked out every day. It kept me sane a lot of days when it was stressful, I didn’t get in any fights when I was there.”
This American businesswoman, writer, and television personality explained that the food was beyond acceptable standards and were mostly expired products.She was quoted, “That’s why I made jam out of the crabapples on the trees,”.
This former model turned actor revealed,“When I went to jail, that was a wake-up call. Over my lifetime I’ve known a lot of unsavoury characters. I made a lot of mistakes in my own life, too, but thankfully I was able to learn from them.”
This troubled actress explained about solitary confinement as, “You leave your cell for one hour a day, and you don’t go outside. The other girls in the other cells were in there for murder. The weirdest part for me was I finally had silence in my life.”
This actor/comedian went on, to reveal, “It was a watershed moment. It put me in a position of great humility, and I was able to make amends to friends and family and refocus my life on setting and achieving goals.”
This heiress of the Hilton dynasty explained, “At first, I went through so many emotions. It’s a learning experience I’m going to grow from. Just being away from everything… you know, the craziness, the paparazzi. I’ve had a lot of alone time to think and read and write.”
This famous ex-boxer went on, to reveal, I was having so much sex that I was too tired to even go to the gym and work out. I’d just stay in my cell all day.”
This American rapper explained,“Life in prison was hell,People were dying every week. [But] I think it helped me to get to the point I’m at now. It gave me time to reflect, it made a lot of relationships that were toxic in my life just fall away.”