Attorneys Kept These 13 Stars Out of Prison452 views
Hollywood has no shortage of celebs and where there are stars there is often trouble. From gang-bangers, to rock stars, to hall-of-fame athletes, to models these celebrities were all involved in incidents where someones life was taken. Thanks to very deep pockets and the top notch attorneys in Southern California these stars avoided very lengthy prison sentences.
#13 Snoog Dogg
Born Calvin Broadus, Snoop Dogg is a legend in hip hop and pop culture. Snoop’s hip hop career exploded when he was signed with Death Row records alongside mentor and mega producer Dr. Dre. Snoop’s first album ‘Doggystyle’ is certified 4x platinum according to soundscan. The album has multiple singles that still get radio airplay including ‘Gin & Juice’, ‘Lodi Dodi’ and ‘Murder was the Case’.
In 1995 Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus) and bodyguard McKinley Lee were charged in the murder of Los Angeles crip Philip Woldemariam.. Mr. Woldemariam fellow crip Snoop and his bodyguard in Snoop’s 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee. During the confrontation Woldemariam was shot at least 2 times killing him. In January 2006 Snoop and his bodyguard McKinley Lee were found not guilty on the murder charges but the jury remained deadlocked on the manslaughter charge. Snoop would deal with this legal matters for almost 3 years after the initial not guilty verdict. Snoop and McKinley Lee were represented by Johnnie Cochran, Morrissey, David Kenner of the Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. law firm.