Justin Timberlake, arrested in New York for driving drunk | People | EUROtoday

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Who was as soon as thought of one in all America's sweethearts, a former Disney boy and chief of a primary promoting band, a white musical determine who has at all times tried to carve out a picture of perfection, avoiding talking out about relationships and controversies, goes by his decrease public hours. Singer Justin Timberlake (Tennessee, United States, 43 years outdated) was arrested through the evening of Monday, June 17, by the New York police for driving drunk. The actor and businessman additionally spent the evening in police custody till being launched round nine-thirty within the morning (Eastern time within the United States), when he left the police station accompanied by his lawyer and carrying a black t-shirt and cap, sports activities sneakers and sun shades, with a severe gesture. The assertion from the Sag Harbor police, the place the incident happened, explains that he ran a cease signal and that he “could not stay in his lane” as he was “driving his vehicle while intoxicated.” No one was injured, and it was not essential to put up bail. The listening to on the case has been set for July 26, however the artist shouldn’t be required to look in courtroom.

Timberlake was arrested after spending the night in a lodge within the Sag Harbor space, about 150 kilometers east of New York, within the unique seashore space referred to as the Hamptons – a well-known summer time resort for celebrities and millionaires – after leaving the group of buddies with whom he had dinner shortly after midnight to spend the evening at one other buddy's home, in response to native police sources. “Justin was out to dinner with friends and there were police cars parked outside the restaurant, as is the case most nights. “The police look for people who go out after midnight and who could have been drinking,” the report says. Daily Mail about the case. “Justin left at twelve-thirty and they arrested him as soon as he left. “No one was hurt and there was no drama at the scene.” According to Peoplethe interpreter was heading to a buddy's home after dinner on the American Hotel in Sag Harbor, one of many best-known and historic institutions within the small metropolis, situated on the seafront. Page Six He provides, as a curiosity, that the police officer who arrested him was so younger that he didn't even know who the singer was, chief of the band 'N Sync since 1995 and with a profitable solo profession since 2002. “He didn't recognize him by his name,” they say.

Sources close to the singer of hits like Can’t Stop the Feeling! o Rock Your Body They have assured that the crime is simply a traffic violation, but the police have explained to TMZ that an arrest is not made of a person for a minor infraction. Several media outlets have reported that he failed to undergo a test to prove that he was sober, and as his lawyers later confirmed, he refused to take a breathalyzer test. “The accusation was a single charge because he refused to submit to the breathalyzer test,” his lawyer, Ed Burke, told the media. Us Weekly. “Timberlake was also charged with two other citations, running a stop sign and failure to travel in the correct lane.” The lawyers have not responded to the media's questions.

Sag Harbor police issued a statement throughout Tuesday morning. “On June 18 at 12:37 a.m., Justin R. Timberlake, age 43, of Tennessee, was observed driving a BMW 2025 southbound on Madison Street, failing to stop at a properly posted stop sign and failing to stay in his travel lane. circulation,” reads the note. “A police officer from the Sag Harbor Village Police Department decided to stop him in traffic and upon investigation it was determined that Timberlake was driving his vehicle while intoxicated. Timberlake was arrested, processed and held overnight for his arraignment in the morning. He was arraigned at Sag Harbor Village Justice Court on June 18, 2024, at 9:30 a.m., where he was released on his own recognizance.”

Timberlake has been married to actress Jessica Biel since 2012, who was not at that dinner with him; These days he shoots a series in New York. The couple has two children, whom they thanked on their networks for being their “greatest gifts” just one day before the arrest, when Father's Day was celebrated in the United States. Right now, he's in the middle of his first tour in five years, The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, whose next stop is Chicago —both Friday and Saturday—, to then return to Madison Square Garden in New York and continue in Boston, until finishing on December 20. At the moment it is unknown if these actions will continue. Additionally, he just launched a mini-concert in collaboration with American public radio, a popular and highly prestigious format known as Tiny Desk. Timberlake, who in addition to his career as a singer, with which he has won 10 Grammy Awards, has also made his debut as an actor in films such as La red social (2010) o With the right to touch (2011), has acknowledged in the past that he has used marijuana “to turn off his mind,” or that at the Coachella festival he had taken “many different substances.”

Although professionally it is a good moment for his career, personally it is not the best year for the musician, who despite wanting to lead a relatively quiet life has been in the eye of the hurricane due to his old relationship with Britney Spears. The singers dated together in their youth, when more than two decades ago they became America's sweethearts, but in the memoirs that she released last October she did not leave her ex-partner in a good light. She explained that she became pregnant during her courtship and that he forced her to have an abortion, which she remembered as “one of the most painful experiences” of her life: “If it had been up to me alone, I would never have done it.” made. But Justin was quite sure that he did not want to be a father. He kept silent for a while, but at a concert in February, while he was singing Cry Me a River —a song written just after breaking up with Spears in 2002, where he clearly talks about a boy betrayed by his girlfriend—, He blurted out, “I want to use this opportunity to apologize… to absolutely no one, dammit.”

There have been many celebrities who have been arrested for problems with alcohol and drugs while driving in recent years. Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson, for example, was arrested in 2006 for driving under the influence and possession of cocaine outside a nightclub in the city of Scottsdale, Arizona. Actress Lindsay Lohan was also arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants in 2010, an image that has been repeated on several occasions. Another who was arrested in 2014 for driving with excess speed and under the influence of alcohol, marijuana and pills is the singer Justin Bieber.