August 2, 2010 / 11:51 AM / 7 years ago

Factbox: Lohan latest in string of stars to serve time

(Reuters) - Actress Lindsay Lohan was released from jail early on Monday after serving 13 days of a 90-day sentence and taken straight into a rehabilitation program, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Here are details of some other celebrities who have served time behind bars in recent years:

* Martha Stewart -- U.S. business mogul and lifestyle guru spent five months in prison in 2004 for lying about stocks.

* Lil’ Kim -- U.S. rapper served 10 months in prison in 2005 for lying about her friends’ involvement in a shooting.

* Paris Hilton -- U.S. hotel heiress, served just over 22 days in detention in June 2007, for violating probation in a drunken-driving case.

* Michael Vick -- U.S. football player pleaded guilty in August 2007 to charges relating to a dogfighting ring and went to prison for 21 months.

* Nicole Richie -- U.S. star of the reality television show “The Simple Life” served 82 minutes of a four-day sentence for driving under the influence in August 2007.

* Kiefer Sutherland -- Star of the TV series “24” spent 48 days in jail after a September 2007 DUI arrest.

* Michelle Rodriguez -- Former star of the TV series “Lost” served 17 days of a six-month sentence in January 2008 for probation violation on previous DUI and hit-and-run offenses.

* O.J. Simpson -- Former athlete, acquitted of the 1994 murder of his ex-wife and her friend, currently serving 33 years in prison for bungled attempt to recover his own sports memorabilia.

* Phil Spector -- Eccentric record producer sentenced to 19 years to life in May 2009 for murdering an actress in 2003.

* T.I. -- U.S. rapper began serving a one-year prison sentence in May 2009 for possessing firearms before being moved to a halfway house six months later.

* Lil Wayne -- U.S. rapper began an eight-month prison sentence in March 2010 stemming from 2007 weapons charges.

* Lindsay Lohan -- Lohan, whose promising career has floundered during two years of strenuous partying, is freed on Monday after serving 13 days of a 90-day sentence.

-- She had been sentenced last month after violating her probation on a 2007 drunken-driving charge by missing a string of alcohol education classes. She was booked into the Lynwood Correctional Facility, an all-female jail in south Los Angeles on July 20.

Writing by David Cutler, London Editorial Reference Unit; Editing by Bill Trott

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