Us normal folk often complain that those in the spotlight are somewhat 'untouchable' in the eyes of the law. With Bruno Mars escaping conviction he finds himself in good company on a long list of A-listers that have somehow slipped through the net.
The singer was arrested in a bathroom for Cocaine possession at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas in September 2010 but has since been a good boy and kept his noise clean.
From the likes of David Bowie, Whitney Houston and Sir Paul McCartney they've all dipped their fingers in the sugar pot and have got away with it.
Gigwise takes a look at musicians who've avoided jail time. Take a look below.
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