Reese Witherspoon Gives First Post-Arrest Interview – More Apologies


Reese Witherspoon appeared on Good Morning America to reiterate her embarrassment and regret over the disorderly conduct arrest and her husband Jim’s DUI.

Reese explained a bit about what happened prior to Jim being pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence.  “We went out to a restaurant in Atlanta, and we had one too many glasses of wine. We thought we were fine to drive and we were absolutely not, and we are so sorry and just so embarrassed. We know better and we shouldn’t have done that. We made a mistake, and it was something that will absolutely never happen again.”

When asked what her kids thought about the mess, Reese shared, “[that’s] the hardest part about it. When you make a mistake, you take responsibility, and we are taking responsibility, and we are doing everything within our power to make it right.”

I’m sure it was difficult for Ava and Deacon at school.  They’re at that age where it’s hard to keep your friends from seeing something that’s plastered all over the media.  

Reese said that crazy things were coming out of her mouth during the arrest, “I have no idea what I was saying. That night I saw him arresting my husband, and I panicked. I said all kinds of crazy things. I said I was pregnant. I’m not pregnant. I said crazy things. I had no idea what I was talking about.”

Do you think the arrest and the “don’t you know who I am” rant that followed will change the public’s opinion of Reese? 

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