9 Reality Stars Who Are Facing Serious Legal Woes

9 Reality Stars Who Are Facing Serious Legal Woes

9 Reality Stars Who Are Facing Serious Legal Woes

Reality TV stars are just regular people — which must be why they so often find themselves in major trouble with the law.

Former Jersey Shore star The Situation is the latest big name reality star to get caught by the long arm of the law, so click through the gallery to learn more about his case, as well the sticky "situations" in which 8 other reality stars currently find themselves.

9 Reality Stars Who Are Facing Serious Legal Woes
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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino

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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino

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The former Jersey Shore star is best known for his six pack abs, but the U.S. Government knows him as an alleged tax evader. He's currently facing charges related to allegedly hiding nearly $9 million in income made between 2010 and 2012, and could face up to 15 years behind bars if convicted.

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Joe Giudice

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Joe Giudice

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In 2014, Joe and his Real Housewives of New Jersey star wife Teresa pleaded guilty to 41 counts of fraud and were convicted. Teresa served her prison sentence first and was behind bars for nearly all of 2015. Then it was Joe's turn. He began serving a 41-month sentence last March.

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Amber Portwood

Amber Portwood

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The troubled Teen Mom star has been arrested more times than we can count, and is currently facing a lawsuit from her landlord related to alleged building damages. Her fiancée, Matt Baier, is also in legal trouble with MTV over possible breaches of contract included in his new book.

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Chumlee

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The Pawn Stars favorite pleaded guilty last year to multiple gun and drug-related felonies and misdemeanors, and is currently serving three years' probation.

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Apollo Nida

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The ex-husband of Real Housewives of Atlanta's Phaedra Parks is currently in the middle of an eight-year prison sentence for taking part in a money fraud scheme. He still has over six years to go.

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Jackie Warner

Jackie Warner

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The former star of Work Out was arrested in February for alleged assault with a deadly weapon after she nearly ran a cop over with her car. Jackie's lawyers claim she was "sleep-driving," as the personal trainer says she took an Ambien at home and doesn't remember getting into her car on the night in question.

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Abby Lee Miller

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Abby Lee Miller

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The Dance Moms creator is awaiting her sentencing in May for bankruptcy fraud, where she faces up to two-and-a-half years behind bars.

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Courtland Rogers

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Courtland Rogers

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The ex-husband of Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans has a long rap sheet, and was just released from prison last month after serving over a year on heroin-related charges.

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Renee Alway

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The former America's Next Top Model contestant has had a particularly hard fall from grace. The now-31-year-old was sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2014 on charges ranging from burglary to illegal gun possession to identity theft.

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Reality TV stars are just regular people — which must be why they so often find themselves in major trouble with the law.

Former Jersey Shore star The Situation is the latest big name reality star to get caught by the long arm of the law, so click through the gallery to learn more about his case, as well the sticky "situations" in which 8 other reality stars currently find themselves.