“Jessie’s Girl” rocker Rick Springfield was busted last night for drunk driving, just hours after threatening to take off his pants at the Festival of Books.
’80s singer Rick Springfield was arrested for DUI last night in Los Angeles.
Earlier that day the singer was acting very feisty at the Festival of Books, where he was promoting his book entitled “Late Late At Night”. The former heartthrob asked if he was boring the crowd and offered to take off his pants.
The 61-year-old singer was pulled over by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at around 8 p.m. for a traffic violation.
As police officers approached the vehicle, they became aware of the strong smell of liquor and had Springfield go through sobriety tests.
Rick apparently failed those sobriety tests and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The singer’s blood alcohol content was measured at .10 and .08, with the legal limit in California being .08.
Springfield was booked and later released on $5,000 bail.
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