Reese Witherspoon Apologizes for Arrest

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Reese Witherspoon is very sorry.

And even more embarrassed.

Following Reese Witherspoon's arrest for disorderly conduct Friday in Atlanta, the actress has released a statement that addresses the unfortunately ordeal.

Reese Witherspoon Mug Shot

“Out of respect for the ongoing legal situation, I cannot comment on everything that is being reported right now,” it reads. “But I do want to say, I clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said.

"It was definitely a scary situation and I was frightened for my husband, but that is no excuse. I was disrespectful to the officer who was just doing his job. I have nothing but respect for the police and I’m very sorry for my behavior.”

Reese and husband Jim Toth were pulled over early Friday after their vehicle was spotted weaving all around the road.

At one point Witherspoon reportedly asked the officer if she knew her name and then said "you're about to find out who I am."

Toth was arrested for DUI (after failing a field sobriety test), while Reese was taken in after she disobeyed police orders and continued to leave her car in order to protest the arrest of her husband.


oh, I don't think so at all(the lowest form thing). I think it's more of an ipinovmrg, or a catching up to something you didn't quite capture the first time. I love this one, but then of course, I am partial to words-on-pictures.


Hey Reese, why dont you apologize for your husband driving drunk! You could have killed someone you stupid B*#@H! I have no respect for her or her loser husband!


Sorry, but I have zero sympathy for drunk drivers -- they kill, maim, and destroy lives. She and her husband were VERY lucky they did no damage!!


Good for Reece, for apologizing. Most of us have been there. (who can cast the 1st stone) So to the Media, "case closed!"
So what should Reece do now? How about going to that police dept and taking a group photo with the men in uniform to support their dedication. Or maybe do a free safety ad for them. I'll remember not to drink and ride if I hear it from Reece.


I am sure she embarrassed. She admits it. I think we have all been there in our lives. I love Reese I am glad she is handling it the way she is. God Bless her and her beautiful family. Bunny


Reese Witherspoon Biography

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Full Name
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon