Posts tagged "dui"

Marijuana Users Are Way Less Likely To Get In An Accident Than Alcohol Users

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a study comparing the relative driving safety risk of alcohol use and marijuana use, respectively, and it has a few important takeaways, as explained in depth by the Washington Post. Basically, it boils down to “marijuana users are less likely to be in accidents than alcohol users,”…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 10, 2015

Michael Phelps Charged With A DUI

Michael Phelps was charged early today with driving under the influence, reports TMZ, the second such charge the swimmer has faced in 10 years. Sources tell the site he was pulled over in his native Maryland, reportedly going 84mph in a 45mph zone, and that he "bombed" his field sobriety test and had a BAC…
By: Newser / September 30, 2014

All The Updates On Justin Bieber’s DUI Arrest

Just around the time Beliebers were getting out of nursery school for the day, Justin Bieber left a Miami jail around 2:30 this afternoon after posting bail.  Oh yes, Canada's sweetheart got arrested this morning for a DUI and drag racing. Is anyone even the tiniest bit surprised? The gossip blogs are buzzing…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2014

Reese Witherspoon Arrested For Disorderly Conduct During Husband Jim Toth’s DUI Arrest

Reese Witherspoon was arrested for disorderly conduct for arguing with a police officer on Friday in Atlanta, Georgia, during her husband's arrest for driving under the influence, according to Variety. Yes, seriously, Reese Witherspoon got arrested for disorderly conduct. Jim Toth, Witherspoon's husband and baby daddy, was pulled over after midnight on Friday morning while…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 21, 2013

We’re Breaking Up: Drunk Crocs President Who Claimed His Girlfriend Was Taylor Swift

Dear Darling George Boedecker, I know you think you're really super important as the founder of Crocs, the footwear of choice of obese Midwesterners and chef Mario Batali, but just because you managed to create a plastic shoe empire doesn't mean you get to pretend our love wasn't real. According to police reports, when you…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 14, 2012

Jessica Simpson’s Dad Joe Simpson Arrested For A DUI

Uh oh: Joe Simpson, "stage dad" of Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson, was arrested on August 4 for a DUI in Sherman Oaks, California. Simpson spent the night behind bars. Curious! I wonder why neither of his daughters or his wife bailed him out. [TMZ, US Weekly] Star magazine claims Kri…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2012

Evening Quickies: Jenna Jameson Hits The Pole Again

Ex-porn star Jenna Jameson was arrested for a DUI after driving her car into a light pole in California this morning. The jokes — they write themselves! [Perez Hilton] Greg Allman from the Allman Brothers Band, 64, is engaged to a 24-year-old named Shannon Williams. It will be Allman's seventh marriage. Hoo boy.
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Amanda Bynes’ Dad Swears She Doesn’t Drink

Amanda Bynes' dad says she definitely wasn't drunk when she was arrested for a DUI after sideswiping a cop car, because she doesn't drink. Yup. Uh huh. Okay. [Celebitchy] A second audio recording of Chevy Chase has been released and in it he trashes his show, "Community," ranting, "It’s just a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 10, 2012

Evening Quickies: Amanda Bynes Busted For DUI After Hitting Cop Car

Lindsay Lohan wet herself with glee this morning as Amanda Bynes was arrested for a DUI after hitting a cop car. TMZ reports Amanda tried to pass a West Hollywood police car, but ending up swiping it. She was released on a $5,000 bail. We're glad no one was injured.  [TMZ] Courtney Stodde…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 6, 2012

Morning Quickies: Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih Arrested For DUI

Former Miss USA Rima Fakih, 26, was arrested this weekend in Highland Park, Michigan, for drunk driving. Rima Fakih tweeted on Saturday "Let's clear things up now ... I'm NOT in Michigan and I'm NOT in Jail! Wrong Fakih!" but the tweet was later removed. Her lawyer has confirmed Rima was busted for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2011

Evening Quickies: Samantha Ronson Gives Good Mug Shot

The Frisky would never condone driving under the influence. But if you were to get arrested for a DUI, like Samantha Ronson, your mug shot should look exactly like this. [Celebuzz] Amy Winehouse may have been secretly engaged to her boyfriend Reg Traviss, who allegedly gave her a diamond ring just week…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2011

Morning Quickies: Samantha Ronson Arrested For DUI

Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan's ex, was arrested for a DUI while driving her Porsche out of Las Vegas yesterday. For shame, SamRo. [The Superficial] "30 Rock" will continue with or without Alec Baldwin, said series producer Lorne Michaels. No, Alec—no! Stay on "30 Rock"! [Screen Junkies] Kings of Leon is denying…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2011

Reactions To Ryan Dunn’s Death

Yesterday was a very sad day for "Jackass" fans. Ryan Dunn, one of the stars of the show and movies, was killed in a car crash when his Porsche skidded off the road and over a guardrail just outside Philadelphia. Shortly before the accident, Dunn had Tweeted a photo of himself and two friends—one…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 21, 2011

Christina Aguilera Arrested For Public Intoxication

Wuh woh. Looks like those anonymous sources may be right about Christina Aguilera being totally out of control and headed for rehab. Last night at 2:45 a.m. she and her new boy toy, Matthew Rutler, were pulled over in West Hollywood. Matthew was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Apparently, Christina…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 1, 2011

Drive ‘Em To Drink: Guy In Breathalyzer Costume Busted For DUI On Halloween

Remember how I warned you about 22 costumes that wouldn’t get you laid, and one of them was this here Breathalyzer? Well, what I forgot to mention was you also shouldn’t get wasted in this get-up and then attempt to drive home. Unfortch, 19-year-old Nebraskan Matthew Nieveen didn’t see the hilarious irony of…
By: Simcha / November 4, 2010

Alexandra Kerry, Sen. John Kerry’s Daughter, Busted For DUI

Alexandra Kerry, 36, the eldest daughter of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, was arrested last night for allegedly driving drunk. The LAPD said Kerry was stopped on a Hollywood street at 12:40 a.m., failed a sobriety test and was charged with a DUI. [AP] Come on, Alexandra Kerry! Even the Bush twi…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2009

Girl Talk: Why I’m Glad I Got A DUI

When I heard this weekend that Shayne Lamas, the gal who snagged Matt Grant in season 12 of "The Bachelor," was the latest reality star to get busted for behind-the-wheel booziness, I groaned but was hardly surprised. Her arrest was as predictable as Stephanie Pratt’s a mere few weeks before. Yet reading both girls’ shocked,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 16, 2009

Stephanie Pratt Spends The Night In Jail

I wonder if her recent plastic surgery made her mug shot look any better? Stephanie Pratt was arrested Saturday night at 3:45 a.m. for a DUI on her way back from Holly Montag's birthday at Empire. She spent the night in the Van Nuys jail and was released at 10:30 a.m. the next…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 19, 2009

Is Shia LaBeouf A “Bad Boy” Or Just Screwed Up?

If nothing else, the train wreck that is young "Indiana Jones" star Shia LaBeouf has been refreshing for its candor. We, the public, are used to a celebrity-publicist-consumers trifecta that downplays, obfuscates and outright lies when it comes to their naughty behavior. Exhibit A: Britney. Exhibit B: Lindsay. Exhibit C: Chris Brown. Exhibit D: Paris.
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2009

Star Couplings: Russell Crowe & Nicole Kidman Are Old-Fashioned Parents

Sorry, Suri Cruise and Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale. Sunday Rose Urban and Tennyson Crowe are off the market. Parents Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe have pledged their kids are destined for one another. [People]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2008
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