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.”


So little miss "snow white" is human after all. I'm not saying what she did was right, but Hollywood has always catorized her as the "girl next door". hmmmm Doubt it if she'll keep that title any longer....eww


I can clearly take someone using the "fame card " any day as opposed to the much used wore out "race card"


Off topic but I thought she was a blonde??


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Absolutely stunned! Not that theme girl next door isn't human just a shocker!


So many of these Hollywood Stars are disappointing us but if they can give Robert Downey Jr chances and keep kissing his feet. well I guess we can give Reece ONE MORE CHANCE.


Reece would not be the first woman to think that her man had only a couple drinks over a long period. He was probably the designated driver due her pregnancy in the past year. She probably didn't want to rock the boat as Ryan was known to drink quite heavily (Walk The Line Oscar night). If she could save her reputation and slip the cop a few thousand....hell it was worth a shot. She is human people and when it comes down to it.....people protect their own first. Walk The Line...straight line.


Just goes to show you celebs are not above the law. It does not make any difference who they think they are. " Do you know who I am" does not matter when you are endangering other people lives.


Yeah, well its common these days to read that celebs are drinking way too much, but no excuse to get behind that wheel....when will these bad decisions ever end before more people are killed. As for Reese, I hate that she pulled the "do you know who I am" card.....should that make a difference....seriously? Who, in fact, does she think she is, -- not who we think she WAS! Sad.


Driving drunk -- no excuses. Throw the book at 'em!! It's about time celebrities are treated like everyone else. "Do you know who I am?" Puhlease!! these two thoughtless drunks could have hurt, or worse killed someone.

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Reese Witherspoon Biography

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Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar for Walk The Line - and with it, the hearts of Americans everywhere. Not that she hadn't had them locked... More »
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon