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Reese Witherspoon To Ga. Cop: 'Do You Know My Name?'

April 22, 2013  | 

Photo via Mugshots.com.
Photo via Mugshots.com.

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon told an Atlanta Police officer he would "find out who I am" and appear on national news for arresting her husband for drunk driving.

The star of "Walk the Line" (2005) was pulled over with husband Jim Toth early Friday morning. The officer had pulled over the couple's silver Ford Fusion for weaving in and out of lanes.

The officer told Witherspoon several times to remain in the car and while arresting Toth, she exited the vehicle and told the officer, "Do you know my name?" The officer answered by saying, "No, I don't need to know your name."

Witherspoon answered, "You're about to find out who I am," reports TMZ. The actress briefly resisted arrest.

In a Monday apology, Witherspoon said she was "deeply embarrassed" by the incident.

Tags: Drunk Driving, Atlanta PD, Celebrities


Comments (9)

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Clay @ 4/22/2013 4:48 PM

Perhaps this Magazine, Police on Target, could send a copy of the article on the Texas Deputy who was just killed by a 4th time DUI suspect to Mrs. Witherspoon and her husband.

LT @ 4/22/2013 5:00 PM

Celebs...most think because they are well known they can get away with breaking the law. Not in Ga. my dear Reese. Not in SC either. You break it, you pay for it.

OfficerJason @ 4/21/2013 5:41 PM

Our dept. Once gave Branson performer YAkoff Smirnoff...or whatever...a speeding ticket. And his next show he made us proud by announcing that our lil ol dept wouldnt let him off. Dont speed, dont pay

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/22/2013 7:51 PM

Cop to Witherspoon...I really don't care who you are now get back in the car or go to jail!

districtheat @ 4/22/2013 11:06 PM

Amen!

mtpgman @ 4/23/2013 6:02 AM

Just goes to show, no matter who you are, we all say stupid &*$% when we're drunk.

Wait, multi-millionaire actress Reese Witherspoon drives a Ford Fusion? ? ?

Steve @ 4/23/2013 6:30 AM

Great idea Clay!! Somehow I don't think it would make much of an impression! But definitely worth a try!!

Lisa @ 4/23/2013 9:10 PM

Its nice to see that special treatment is not granted to celebrities in GA or SC. Unfortunately, in Los Angeles they seem to think they are above the law. Good going GA and SC! P.S. The Fusion was probably a rental!

Jack Betz @ 5/21/2013 1:39 AM

Her name goes on my list of movies actors I don't watch

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