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30 Most Embarrassing Rock-Star Arrests

Wang-waving! Naked driving! And oh so much marijuana.
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Jim Morrison

The Doors' charismatic frontman was certainly no stranger to riling up concert audiences or running afoul of the police, but drunkenly asking, "Do you want to see my cock?" to 10,000 fans at Miami's Dinner Key Auditorium was an exceptionally provocative move, even by his own lofty standards. While no one was ever able to prove that Morrison actually whipped it out during his band's disastrous concert on March 2nd, 1969, the ensuing media circus and public outcry over his alleged wang-wave compelled the Florida State's Attorney's Office to issue a warrant for his arrest. After surrendering to the authorities in 1970, Morrison stood trial and was sentenced to six months in jail for indecent exposure and "open profanity"; he died in Paris while his appeal was still pending. In 2010, Morrison was posthumously pardoned by Florida Governor Charlie Crist and the state's clemency board.

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