Gary Coleman’s bail posted by fan

Gary Coleman mug shotGary Coleman was stuck in jail with nobody to bail him out when a fan came to the rescue. The former Different Strokes child star was arrested Sunday on a a misdemeanour failure to appear warrant. Coleman spent Sunday night in jail when none of his family or friends came up with the $1,725 bail. However, on Monday, businessman Jarrod Clarke of Draper, Utah, who says he’s a fan, went to the jail to post bail. Clarke told, “If you see his mugshot, I mean, what a sad face… To see that he was sitting in there — and he’d been there for 27 hours — and bail was only $1,700, I thought somebody probably ought to do something.” Clarke even offered Coleman a ride home — but Coleman’s dad showed up to drive him home instead. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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  1. tributegirl • January 27, 2010 @ 4:59 PM

    He still has fans? I never would have guessed! I can’t imagine posting bail for him, even his own family wouldn’t post bail! And that’s not a “sad” face to me, it looks more like a spoiled, angry face.

  2. Nancy • January 27, 2010 @ 5:05 PM

    Wow! Is this “fan” looking to get assaulted as well? The other article says that he’s already assaulted one fan and had to pay his/her hospital bills and tried to hit another fan with a pickup truck…third time is the charm! LOL.

  3. tributegirl • January 27, 2010 @ 5:21 PM

    Yeah, maybe he’ll thank this one by finishing him off! lol

  4. Joshua • January 27, 2010 @ 7:00 PM

    27 hours in jail? How horrible…… You F**king kidding me? That money could have went to a better cause.

  5. Brian • January 27, 2010 @ 7:58 PM

    What you talkin about willis?

  6. mandee • January 27, 2010 @ 10:21 PM

    i agree that the money could have went to a better cause! he is in jail for breaking the law, why should we feel sorry for him?

  7. David • January 28, 2010 @ 5:51 PM

    why didn’t Mr. Drummond bail him out?

  8. demigod • January 29, 2010 @ 2:51 PM

    Cos he was grounded.

  9. Elmo • January 29, 2010 @ 4:28 PM

    what happens when you hit rock bottom? the rock hits back

  10. Carol • January 30, 2010 @ 4:20 PM

    And to think…this could’ve been the Governor of California. haha

  11. Bart • January 30, 2010 @ 7:59 PM

    Someone needs to tell this guy he’s not 12 anymore…plus someone needs to tell the media no one really cares about this sad lil man

  12. 879807897 • January 30, 2010 @ 8:35 PM

    Okay, first of all, that face looks like, a little creepy–maybe he was considering murdering the photographer? idk–and second of all, does the guy who bailed him out have absolutely no life? Or Sense!

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