Reese Witherspoon’s All-American Arrest, Now Available in Video Form

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It’s one thing to know that, while being arrested during a drunk driving traffic stop in Atlanta earlier this month, America’s sweetheart Reese Witherspoon let fly such perfectly crafted phrases as “Do you know my name?” and “You’re about to find out who I am” and “I’m an American citizen!” It’s a whole other thing to see footage, via gloriously grainy black-and-white dash cam. I mean, no words are necessary. Just prepare yourself.

Filed Under: Crimes and Misdemeanors, Reese Witherspoon


Amos Barshad has written for New York Magazine, Spin, GQ, XXL, and the Arkansas Times. He is a staff writer for Grantland.

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