These Celebrities Once Actually Killed Someone
It was a tragic accident. In June 2001, actress Rebecca Gayheart didn't see a nine-year-old boy and drove over him. She was fined and had to do 750 hours of community service.
Horrific! Michael Jace shot his wife in front of his three children. The Shield actor was sentenced to forty years in prison.
Chris Benoit killed his wife and then his son, before hanging himself in 2007. An autopsy of the wrestler's brain after his death showed that he had the brain of an eighty-five-year-old suffering from Alzheimers. His thoroughly raddled brain was due to the repeated blows he had sustained throughout his career.
Don King is allegedly responsible for two deaths. He shot a burglar who had broken into his house in 1954. He beat his employee Sam Garrett to death twelve years later because he owed him 600 Dollars.
Britney's mother had a car accident when she was twenty years old, in which a twelve-year-old boy died. Lynne Spears was driving her brother to hospital, when she drove around a bend in the road and oversaw the boy.
You might know Robert Blake from the TV series Our Gang, but he is not nearly as sweet as his character in the series would have you believe. He was arrested in 2002 for murdering his wife, after she had been found dead from a shot to the head in his car.
The former First Lady confessed in one of her books that she was to blame for the car accident in 1963 in which her friend Mike Douglas lost his life. George W. Bush's wife was just seventeen at the time and oversaw a stop sign.
The "Mötley Crüe" singer Vince Neil and Razzle, drummer in the band "Hanoi Rocks", were on their way to an off-license when they were involved in a tragic car accident in which Razzle was killed. Vince Neil was found to have alcohol in his blood and was sentenced to thirty days in prison, five years on probation and fined 2.6 million Dollars.
This U.S. senator was to blame for the car accident in which twenty-eight-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne died. Ted Kennedy drove his car, in which Mary Jo was a passenger, off a bridge. Even though the senator claimed to have tried to rescue her from drowning, he only reported the accident ten hours later.
Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013. The case was widely reported in the media. After much toing and froing he was sentenced to six years in prison.
The "Naked Lunch" author accidentally shot his wife Joan Vollmer while attempting to recreate the "apple scene" in William Tell. He was sentenced to two weeks in prison.
Actress Lana Clarkson was found shot dead in music mogul Phil Spector's house in 2003. According to an eye-witness, the producer is meant to have left his house shortly afterwards saying, " I think I shot her". He was sentenced to nineteen years in prison.