9 Celebrities Accused Of Stealing
August 29th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
In recent news, Lindsay Lohan was just let off the hook by L.A. District Attorney in a burglary case involving jewelry and cash. The actress was reportedly named among other suspects for a theft from a private residence in Hollywood. The case was dropped due to insufficient evidence. This isn't the first time Ms. Lohan has been accused of having sticky fingers. In 2011, she was accused of stealing when she walked out of a Venice store wearing a $2,500 necklace. How's that saying go about smoke and fire?
So, in honor of celebrities with light hands and sticky fingers, here are a few stars accused or guilty of stealing.
Claiming she was under medication, Winona Ryder was caught in 2001 trying to leave Saks Fifth Avenue with more than $5,000 worth of merchandise.
Director/Actor Miranda July confessed in a 2011 interview for the New Yorker that she was an unpleasant history as shoplifter in her college days. She admitted to even stealing from Goodwill!
2007 wasn't a very good year for Britney Spears in many ways (breakdowns, shaved head, divorce, rehab), including leaving a gas station with a lighter and bragging to the paparazzi "I stole something. Oh, I'm bad. Ohhh!"
Peaches was accused of several instances of leaving clothing stores in London without paying in 2008 but was never convicted.
Megan Fox as a teenager was banned from Wal-Mart after surveillance cameras caught her stealing some lip gloss.
Coutney Love was arrested for shoplifting in her teens and as recent as 2010 she was sued for not returning $114,000 worth of borrowed jewelry.
As a troubled teen Jennifer Capriati was caught stealing cheap jewelry from a mall near Tampa, Florida.
Tila Tequila's 15 minutes of fame are long over but during those brief minutes, the ex MTV reality star claimed she lost her wallet and was "SO HUNGRY" she had to steal some bubble gum and chips from a CVS store and was caught by the store's security guard.
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