Jeremy Meeks

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Gangster's Mugshot Goes Viral

Mirella Ponce was booked on gun charges and promptly made the internet go crazy

(Newser) - It looks like America may have its latest "hot felon." Three years after a viral mugshot led to a modeling career for former gangster Jeremy Meeks , Mirella Ponce, a 20-year-old member of the Tiny Rascal Gang in Fresno, Calif., is getting similar exposure on social media, BET reports.... More »

Wife of 'Hot Felon' Filing for Divorce After Photos

Melissa Meeks 'humiliated' after pics of Jeremy Meeks making out with heiress

(Newser) - There's one person who doesn't think "dreamy mugshot guy" is so dreamy anymore: his wife. Jeremy Meeks, who gained fame for his good looks and became a model after his prison stint, is headed to divorce court after Melissa Meeks, his wife of eight years, says she... More »

'Dreamy Mugshot Guy' Free Again, Mulls Next Steps

Jeremy Meeks entertaining offers after release from prison

(Newser) - From California inmate to actor? It seems anything is possible for the "dreamy mugshot guy" with piercing blue eyes and a teardrop tattoo. Less than two years after his mugshot went viral , Jeremy Meeks was released from prison on Tuesday where he was serving time for weapons charges and... More »

'Dreamy Mugshot Guy' Headed to Prison

Oh the jailhouse letters Jeremy Meeks is likely to get...

(Newser) - "Dreamy mugshot guy" will soon be "dreamy California inmate." Jeremy Meeks, the man whose face launched a thousand Facebook comments last June ( sample : "I would rehabilitate him so hard"), was yesterday sentenced to 27 months in federal prison after having been convicted of... More »

Next for Dreamy Felon: Modeling Gig?

Jeremy Meeks has new Hollywood agent

(Newser) - Well, you knew this was coming: Jeremy Meeks, the dreamy criminal whose mugshot is making many people rethink their aversion to dating a felon, may have a future as a model. Hollywood talent agent Gina Rodriguez signed Meeks last week , and now numerous outlets including CBS Local say he's... More »

Wife of 'Dreamy Mugshot Man' Is 'Furious'

And Jeremy Meeks' mom says he's good, not bad

(Newser) - The wife of "handsome mugshot man" Jeremy Meeks is none too thrilled with his newfound online celebrity, Fox News reports. Arrested this week on a gang charge and five weapons charges, Meeks fueled tens of thousands of Facebook "likes" and more than 11,000 shares with his blue-eyed,... More »

Thousands Swoon Over Felon's Dreamy Mugshot

6 felony charges, 30K fans for Jeremy Meeks

(Newser) - If a life of crime doesn't work out for California man Jeremy Meeks—and since he's being held on felony weapons charges, it apparently isn't—a career as a model awaits. After his mugshot appeared on the Stockton Police Department's Facebook page , it attracted 30,000... More »

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