Cape Town - 2014 has been a busy one to say the least, and whether positive or negative, celebs have found special ways to get their name in the news.
Highlighting the negative, driving under the influence has been one of the more popular offences and doesn’t seem to be something celebs care about.
The most recent celeb caught was the famous Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, who has admitted to the offence and has paid his dues with a fine, the loss of his licence for 3 months and is attending classes on the hazards of drinking and driving.
We found 5 other celebs that have been involved in DUI charges.
1. Chris Pine
Chris Pine pleaded guilty to drunken driving in New Zealand in March this year. He was ordered to pay a fine and had his New Zealand licence suspended for 6 months.
2. Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes was pulled over and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of an unidentified drug in September. She was later released after posting $15 000 bail.
3. Shannon Leto
Jarred Leto’s brother, Shannon was detained in June for driving under the influence as well as driving without a licence. The Thirty Seconds To Mars drummer was released after posting bail for both offences.
4. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was arrested in January for illegally drag racing and was later charged for DUI on the day of the offence. Claiming to refuse any plea deal the Baby singer is still awaiting a court date.
5. Chris Kattan
Chris Kattan was arrested in February for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The SNL star was then jailed for driving into a vehicle that belonged to a crew conducting maintenance on a guardrail.