Reese Witherspoon Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Husband for DUI

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Reese Witherspoon acted like anything but America's Sweetheart to police in Atlanta early Friday, as both the actress and husband Jim Toth were arrested during a traffic stop.

Sources tell TMZ officers pulled over the couple's Ford Fusion because it was weaving in and out of lanes.

Reese Witherspoon Mug Shot
Jim Toth Mug Shot

As the cops spoke to Jim, Reese played the fame card, reportedly, telling them: "You're about to find out who I am ... You are going to be on national news."

While Toth was booked for drunk driving - allegedly blowing a .139 on a Breathalyzer - the Oscar winner grew visibly frustrated with the ordeal.

She reportedly got out her car on multiple occasions and was eventually arrested for disorderly conduct as a result.

Jim and Reese were both taken into custody and released a short while later.

The police report describes Jim's eye lids as "droopy" and his eyes as "blood shot and watery."

The officer on the scene also detected a "strong odor" of alcohol emanating from Toth.

UPDATE: Witherspoon apologized in the following statement:

“Out of respect for the ongoing legal situation, I cannot comment on everything that is being reported right now."

"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.”

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WHAT SHE GOT ARESTED !! SHE CANT BE GOING STREET ON US NOW ! THAT IS TERRIBLE SHE WAS PROBABLY DRUNK AND SHE JUST FLAT OUT ASSULTED A POLICE MAN THIS BLONDE TO BRUNETTE HAS GONE LOCO !! AND I ABSOLUTLEY LOVE RESSE SOME CELEBS NEED TO CONTROL THEIRT BOOZ WELL I HOPE IT DOESNT HAPPEN AGAIN ! FOR NOW RESSE WITHERSPOON GETS A FROWNY FACE :( :(

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Just another drunken sot! I actually read an article that they called this peiceof garbage 'Americas sweetheart'. With all the millions that she has in the bank, you would think that she would be driven by a chauffer.

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DIRT BALLS ONE AND ALL--FAKES, PHONIES, FRAUDS. MOST OF HOLLYWOOD TODAY....

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At least she owned up to it and apologized.
Unlike some celebrities

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Old Skid-Row Reese deserves 90 days on the county work-gang.

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@ Tawny Jones

Yah - honesty's really a good quality; maybe she should go into politics.

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If any person regardless of theis social status chooses to drink they should call a taxi. I guess this famous actress thought she and her husband could get away with it. I'm glad they didn't. Thumbs up for the police officers.

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So what she got arrested for something so stupid. That's not bad. Give the girl a break. She's a good person. At least she isn't like some of these other female out there.

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I hate that she was arrested. I hope that she does well.

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I have a feeling that (somewhere) Reese's ex-husband Ryan Phillippe and Ryan's girlfriend of the moment are both laughing their asses off over this. Just a thought..........

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one thing that really helps in this situation is when the poleece stop you, just tell everone in the card to keep their pothole shut

Reese Witherspoon Biography

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Born
Birthplace
New Orleans, Louisiana
Full Name
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon