Life After Jail: For Better or Worse?

Paris Hilton, Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan and more find out what happens after serving time

MAE WEST

Jail Stay: 8 days
In 1926, the voluptuous starlet writes and stars in the raunchy Broadway revue Sex (about a prostitute plotting to marry a rich man) – and gets thrown into an N.Y.C. jail on obscenity charges. "If I wanted local color," she says upon release, "I sure got it in that place." The scandal only helps elevate her sex kitten persona, launching the campy performer into silver screen stardom.