Celebrity Mug Shots: From Oddly Sexy to Just Plain Crazy (PHOTOS)

We’re used to certain kinds of celeb pics: sleek red carpet shots, glossy magazine spreads, blurry paparazzi candids, and Twitter/Instagram selfies.

This gallery scrutinizes an entirely different breed of photo: the mug shot. The jailhouse camera is the last one a famous person wants to encounter and not just because the lighting is way unflattering. But when celebs make (or allegedly make) mistakes of the illegal variety, they oftentimes find themselves at the wrong end of its lens.

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01.24.2014 / 01:26 AM EDT by Laura Case
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