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Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI

Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI

Amanda Bynes was arrested for DUI early Friday morning (April 6) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 26-year-old actress allegedly “was attempting to pass a cop car … when she sideswiped the vehicle. She was pulled over and cops determined she was not fit to be behind the wheel,” according to TMZ, which also obtained her mugshot (pictured).

Amanda was arrested at 3 a.m.; at the time TMZ broke the story, she was still behind bars. Her bail was set at $5,000.

The website also reports that Amanda was pulled over last month for talking on a cell phone. She allegedly drove away while the officer was writing her up. She later stopped by the police station and signed the ticket.

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  • lindsayLohanFan

    Well, there’s not much to do when you retire at 26…

  • Kevin

    Lol TOOL

  • YOU

    well I didn’t see that coming..

  • anon

    I remember thinking I was an ok driver even though I got the occasional ticket. Those tickets made it hell for me to get decent insurance. For the first time in my life I decided I was going to obey ALL the rules because I don’t want any more tickets. Now when I see “everyone else doing the same thing” scenarios like exceeding speed limits I say to myself, maybe they have better jobs and better connections and more power to them but I am not going to let anyone influence my driving anymore because I’m the one paying for the tickets and insurance, not them. It’s worked out pretty well so far and I have to say, I have no regrets.

  • Fassdong

    This is a disappointment. I used to look up to her as an idol! What a shame that she wasted her talent.

  • David

    She always said she didn’t like partying and didn’t want to be one of the young actresses getting trouble. Since she stopped working she seems to have come apart and become a different person to what she portrayed herself as.

    I hope this is the wakeup call she needs. She is a gifted comedic actress and it’s sad that she’s wasting it.

  • nikki

    lol, this irreverent bitch having the audacity to drive away while getting written up for a ticket.

  • Juliet

    They grow up so fast.

  • Andrea

    I know pink hair is the trend lately but Amanda … you’re doing it wrong

  • Blair

    Something bad must have happened to her over the last few years. She suddenly went from funny, talented actress to depressed and wanting to retire from acting.

    I hope she goes to therapy and gets her life back on track.

  • Jen

    Her face looks weird

  • http://xoxnima95xox nima

    what?? amanda? im sorry but i would’ve never thought that she would get arrested for anything

  • Manu

    Ok people hi ! CAN you follow me on instagram ? It is Manu_ blayao thaaaaank you ! Kisseeeees :* !

  • Jennica Panettiere

    Oh how the mighty have fallen.

  • http://veryverysexy!! sharyllee

    I do not like her! Too bad!

  • Kevin

    I can’t believe people are thumbing down my comment. Really, are you trying to tell me she that is not a tool? I don’t care if you’re a fan of her, this girl put OTHER people’s lives in danger. And the story about her driving away from a ticket just shows her self-entitled, narcissistic attitude. Amanda Bynes is a tw*t.

  • Kelly

    @Kevin: You are right, she is a tool. I had two friends killed by a drunk driver when I was in high school. Driving a vehicle is a privilege and I have no sympathy for people who drink and drive whatsoever. She looks completely plastered in the photo . What an immature, entitled has been.

  • GoldenBlitch

    Shaking my head…

  • ratsazzrats

    @Kevin: I agree, a total disregard for anyone else around them, selfish people !

  • Larissa

    I think more shocking than that she got arrested is how rough she looks in her mugshot! She was always so cute. In that picture she looks like the kind of white trash you see on Judge Judy.

  • Lalalove

    Her face is HUGE!

  • Gossipgirl

    Absolutely moronic behavior! I guess when their careers stall, police attention is better then none!

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    …loser! people who drive drunk make me sick. `i have no sympathy for this person. her career has been done for a few years now, she might as well get attention for doing negative shiit.



  • amanda

    sad for her. i really like her in that movie with collin firth.forgot the title.

  • georgie

    her face looks REALLY orange. I hope this is a wake up call and she can get her life back on track, because DUI, really?

  • wow

    ya, her makeup is redic! that foundation is not working and that hair….wow…….

  • hmm

    I don’t whose a bigger tool, her or you? lol,coming back here and checking on you old comment getting pissed that people thumbed it down and trying to defend yourself. dude do you have a life? People thumbed it down cuz omg that is the dumbest and the most jaded slang term ever!
    As for Amanda yea she did do wrong,I’m upset at her for that, but I’m not ganging up on her. She did do something completely wrong, but its not that bad as others. Since no one got hurt Thank God. She’s human and human make mistakes. Normal people do worse then this everyday! I can’t believe people are willing to give Lindsay Lohan a second chance and not her. LL did many accidents under the influence,drugs 24/7 partying and God knws what else.
    Amanda did wrong yes, I’m very upset and God hopes this is the last. I’m willing to give her a second chance then someone like Lindsay

  • KissThis

    I’ve been a fan of Amanda since I was like 7 years old! I loved The Amanda Show lol. Everyone makes mistakes. Hopefully she learns from this and it won’t happen again. Don’t want her becoming the next Lindsay Lohan :S Now with all that said, why the hell is her hair pink??

  • Roz

    OMG, her face looks like a Jane Doe reconstruction, what the hell happened to her? I grew up watching her show on Nickelodeon, this is so sad.

  • Becca

    This looks like a badly photoshopped picture, holy hell.

  • sdf

    Am I the only one who didn’t recognize her at first?

  • cristina francoso

    meu Deus como ela ta diferente. Era uma menina tao bonita.

  • wellwell

    Her face had been really bloated the past few years I knew she had a drinking problem from that alone (puffy faces are one of the #1 signs…)

  • abc

    not even a little surprised. The ones that have the ‘clean’ image are usually the ones that have the worst issues.

  • Mia03

    Her makeup is a different color then her neck. I think she is pretty but she need a makeover. I hate the crazy hair colors and her makeup is wrong. I hate that she was driving drunk, she could of killed herself or someone else. I hate wreckless drivers people that do things while driving, cell phone, speeding or drive drunk ect., they are putting us all at risk and they might kill us and some of them do. I don’t want to have to think everyday that I am going to work am I going to die today .

  • Love The Shoes

    Sadly, I saw it coming. The moment she starting showing the T and the A I figured she was headed down Lohain Lane. Some come through the transition from kid star to adult with minimum stoopidity (Scarlett, Kirsten and a few more) while some can’t seem to help themselves grow dumber.

  • kk

    Man, Amanda was my role model. She is actually such a talented actress. I watched all of her movies, and her personality seemed pretty lovely too and to see her like this, really disappoints me. Why Amanda why? Please redye your hair, wipe off that orange makeup and eyeliner and use your talent. I really miss seeing her in movies. She could’ve been a star, out of all these actresses I really wanted her to succeed and become big. Sad case.


    I sensed something was wrong with her ever since she “quit” acting. At first her whole life she seemed SO down to earth and level headed. Once she abruptly quit acting I knew something was wrong with her. Then when she abruptly changed her mind, I REALLY knew something was up. This DUI just confirms it.

    I’d say mental illness issues or drug/alcohol problems. Possibly both.

  • Ash

    It was bound to happen. It just seemed like she was heading in the wrong direction these past couple of years. First, she retired from acting, un-retired, started going out clubbing even though she said previous times that she didn’t like what clubbing does to hollywood celebs, and just the weird things she says on her twitter. I think she probably has some serious personal/mental issues going on and she should get help before she falls completely off track.

  • blah


  • I still have a crush on her… I have two Cosmopolitan magazines both Dec 08 and 09 and a Maxim magazine.

  • ella

    nothing disgusts me more than drink driving. But in a week people will be over it and pushing everyone to forgive her. She’s no child – she needs to grow up.

  • Daniel

    stop hating
    she is a human, we all do stupid things she is not the only one.

  • Dan

    Drunk driving can kill people. I hope she never does it again.

  • dooliloo


  • Cristina

    The TMZ video showed her drunk driving at a different time BEFORE her arrest. That should have been the “human mistake” everyone is commenting on. This is obviously something she’s done more than once. How long are you going to continue letting her “mistakes” slide…until someone has to die? This is just so so wrong and I hope she’s not forgiven easily for it. Personally, I’ll always think of her as an inconsiderate, selfish idiot now.

    Okay, rant over…just a very sensitive topic.

  • James Woods

    Gotta love the hollywood treatment. If any of us would drive away before a cop finished writing a ticket nobody would contact us to stop by the police station. The cop would chase you down; call for backup with guns drawn and drag us out of the car.

  • S

    And Hilary Duff reigns again as the ONLY young girl from those early/mid 2000 days that has it together.