For the past few weeks, Nicki Minaj’s brother, Jelani Maraj, has been going through a child rape trial. It was alleged that he raped his 11-year-old stepdaughter back in 2015.
During the final verdict hearing today (Nov. 9), Jelani Maraj, has been found guilty of first-degree sex-assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child. He will face 25 years to life in prison and will be sentenced on Dec. 14.
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There were previous rumors that Nicki Minaj would testify for her brother, and that she was being extorted for $25 million by his ex-wife, Jacqueline Robinson.
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1. Apollo Nida was just sentenced to 8 years in prison for fraud.
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2. Darren Sharper is currently on trial for rape in several states.
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3. Justin Bieber has had some trouble with the law in the past for marijuana possession, drag racing and a number of other crimes.
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4. Ja Rule spent two years in prison for gun possession and tax evasion.
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5. Joseline Hernandez has spent some time in jail for prostitution prior to her Love & Hip Hop fame.
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6. Nene Leakes was charged with shoplifting in her early 20’s.
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7. Chris Brown is currently in jail for violating his probation.
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8. Lindsay Lohan
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9. Wesley Snipes was convicted and spent some time in the big house.
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10. Ron Isley spent time in jail for tax evasion.
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11. Foxy Brown’s numerous probation violations landed her in the slammer for a year (76 days in solitary confinement).(AP)
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12. A drunk Shia Labeouf was arrested for trespassing at a Walgreens. The store was closing and he refused to leave. (AP)
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13. OJ Simpson
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14. 50 Cent was arrested on drug charges and spent 6 months in an incarceration boot camp and earned his GED while there. AP
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15. Lil’ Wayne served a year at Rikers for illegal gun possession & performed suicide watch with at-risk inmates. (AP)
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16. Ozzy Osbourne was arrested for peeing on the Alamo in San Antonio. He bragged about it & got a 20 yr. ban from the city. AP
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17. T.I. spent 11 months (the last time) in jail for probation violation. He is on the straight and narrow again. (AP)
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18. Martha Stewart was found guilty of insider trading and spent 5 months in federal prison & 2 years of supervised release. AP
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19. Gucci Mane has been in jail several times; drug possession, assault and probation violations. (AP)
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20. Nicole Richie only spent 82 minutes of her four-day sentence in jail for a DUI due to overcrowding in the system. (AP)
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21. Boy George got 15 months for chaining a male escort to a wall (without his consent) in his flat during a photo session.
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22. Lil’ Kim was at the very peak of her career when she was charged with conspiracy and perjury charges. She got 1 year & 1 day.
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23. Michelle Rodriguez has been in & out of jail four times: DUI, hit & run, probation violations, driving without a license.
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24. Kiefer Sutherland was charged with misdemeanor drunk driving in Los Angeles and spent 48 days in jail. (AP)
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25. Remy Ma was sentenced to 8 years for shooting her best friend over $2000 that went missing from her purse. See Ya in 2016.
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26. Robert Downey Jr. spent 4 months in a LA jail and a year in prison for drugs and probation violations. He is doing well now.
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27. A hairdresser cashed an unauthorized check and Mystikal gave her a choice; jail or sex (not legal) and he got six years. (AP)
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28. Christian Slater was sentenced to three months in jail for assaulting his girlfriend & the man who tried to help her.
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29. Actor & comedian Tim Allen spent over two years in prison for cocaine possession (before he found fame). (AP)
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30. A drunk Edward Furlong was arrested for “freeing” a tank of lobsters in a Kentucky grocery store. (AP)
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31. Michael Vick spent 21 months in jail for financing a dog fighting business. He is out and doing well. Go Mike! (AP)
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