From rock stars dropping trou at concerts to future movie stars flashing their butts to traffic, plenty of famous people have been accused of flashing and charged with indecent exposure over the years.
This list includes celebrities charged with indecent exposure, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and TV personalities have been arrested for indecent exposure. Some of the celebrities were arrested during performances and others were arrested for allegedly exposing themselves in their private lives. There are celebrity flashers and also celebrities caught in lewd acts.
Brad Pitt tops our list. Brad Pitt was charged with indecent exposure in 1988 for an incident in which the actor allegedly mooned drivers on the Pacific Coast Highway. Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee was hit with an indecent exposure charge after he dropped his pants while taking a bow at a 1990 concert.
Several famous women were also arrested for indecent exposure. In 1927, Mae West and the entire cast of the play Sex were arrested for indecent public performance. In 1963, while working in a nightclub, sex symbol Jayne Mansfield was arrested for indecent exposure.
Brad Pitt was charged with indecent exposure in 1988 for an incident in which the Fight Club actor allegedly mooned drivers on the Pacific Coast Highway in California.
In 1969, Jim Morrison was arrested for indecent exposure after allegedly making his privates public during a Doors concert in Florida. Morrison denied the charge and decades after his death, he was posthumously pardoned.
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee was charged with indecent exposure after he dropped his pants while taking a bow at a 1990 concert. He was fined $1,647 for the incident.
While working at a Vermont nightclub in 1963, Jayne Mansfield was reportedly arrested for indecent exposure.
The pop star was charged with engaging in lewd acts after an undercover cop followed him into a Beverly Hills park public bathroom in 1998.
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis was charged with indecent exposure and sexual battery for allegedly touching a woman’s face with his penis following a concert in 1989. He paid a $2,000 fine for the indecent exposure charge and appealed the sexual battery charge.
In 1991, Paul Reubens was arrested for indecent exposure while he was in an adult movie theater. In 2003, Reubens was charged with child pornography, but the charge was later reduced to misdemeanor obscenity.
Marilyn Manson was charged with indecent exposure while on tour in Italy due to his revealing onstage outfits and was charged with sexual misconduct in 2001 by a male security guard at a show. The charges were later reduced to disorderly conduct.
Billie Joe Armstrong
Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong was arrested for indecent exposure in 1996 after dropping his pants during a performance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In 1927, Mae West was arrested by the NYPD for indecent public performance. The entire cast of her popular comedy play Sex were also booked during the same raid.
The late Rodney King was arrested for indecent exposure after he was reportedly seen nude, jumping up and down on an ice chest in a public park.
Ol’ Dirty Bastard
The Wu-Tang Clan rapper was kicked out of a hotel in Germany for indecent exposure in 1998. He was allegedly standing naked on his hotel balcony.
Jazz legend Charlie Parker was charged with indecent exposure in 1946 after he was said to have set a hotel room on fire and run through the building half naked.
In 1995, country music star Ty Herndon was arrested for indecent exposure and possession of methamphetamines after allegedly exposing himself to an undercover officer in Fort Worth, Texas.
R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills was arrested for indecent exposure in Athens, Georgia during the early 1980s, reportedly for removing his clothes during a party on a water tower.
In 2011, former new York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested for indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to two women he solicited as personal assistants and housekeepers on Craigslist.
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins was arrested for indecent exposure in Atlantic City.