2017 was a rough year for a lot of people, and frankly we are glad that it is finally done and over with. It was a tough year for the world of celebrities as well, as several of them faced arrest for a variety of offenses. You would think that being in the limelight would force them to truly consider the consequences of whatever they are doing, but it doesn't always seem to be the case.
Here are 7 celebrities that felt the cold steel of handcuffs during 2017.
1. Charlie Heaton
One of the stars of Stranger Things 2 missed the season premier in Los Angeles after he was stopped at the airport and denied entry into the country. During a routine check at LAX, trace amounts of cocaine were found somewhere on his person or luggage. Though he was not formally charged, he was forced to fly back to England immediately. He quickly apologized to the show's fans, and to his cast mates, saying he hoped this event didn't take away from the show's premiere.
2. Travis Scott
Scott was arrested during one of his concerts in Arkansas when police charged him with inciting a riot. Scott had noticed that there were several empty seats up closer to the stage and he encouraged people to make their way over to them. People were injured in the resulting stampede, and Scott was then charged.
3. Aaron Carter
The younger brother of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, along with his ex-girlfriend were arrested during a routine traffic stop and charged with a number of offenses. Aaron refused to give a breathalyzer sample and was charged with DUI, but he was also charged with possession of marijuana and a number of drug related paraphernalia. His brother Nick quickly reached out to him offering his help.
4. Fetty Wap
The rapper was busted in New York for alleged drag racing. This stop led to a number of driving related charges including: reckless endangerment, speeding, and driving while intoxicated. It didn't end there though, he was also hit with reckless driving and driving without a license.