Cuba Gooding Jr is a wanted man! The New Orleans Police Department issued a misdemeanor battery warrant for the Oscar winner after receiving a complaint that the actor was involved in an altercation with a bartender early Tuesday morning.
The actor, who is in the city filming "The Butler," allegedly got into an argument with some fans who were trying to take his photograph at The Old Absinthe House. He was asked to leave by a female bartender and reportedly responded by shoving her. The actor left the scene prior to the arrival of the police.
With the news of his legal woes, the "Jerry McGuire" star joins an exclusive group of stars who've had legal troubles in recent months. Here are a few of the stars with their own run-ins with the law:
Matthew Fox: The munchies got the best of the "Lost" star when he was arrested for driving under the influence during an early morning dash to a fast food restaurant in Oregon in early May. The actor plead no contest to the charge and is required to complete a drug and alcohol treatment program.
Adrian Peterson: The NFL star was arrested in early July following an altercation at a Houston nightclub. He was allegedly taken into custody after a night of heavy drinking in which he refused to leave the club when asked. For his part, the Minnesota Vikings running back disputes the report and was released on a $1,000 bond.
Jenelle Evans: The star of MTV's "Teen Mom 2" is no stranger to a jail cell! The young mom was arrested in mid-June following a domestic incident in North Carolina. For her fourth arrest of the year, she was taken into custody on assault charges. She turned down a plea deal and will head back to court later this year.
Scout Willis: The off-spring of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore was busted in early June for using a fake ID in New York City. When the 20-year-old was spotted drinking underage, she produced a false identification card. She was charged with criminal impersonation and breaking the city's open container law. She was sentenced to two days community service for her bad deeds.
George Clooney: The Oscar winner was arrested for civil disobedience during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington D.C. in March alongside his own father. The duo were on hand to voice opposition to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, who has been deemed a war criminal by the International Criminal Court. He was released after posting and forfeiting $100 bond.
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