This Disney Star was arrested for Drinking and Driving
Posted On Apr 14, 2016
Uh-oh. It looks like Disney may just have to start making background checks a requirement before hiring actors to star in their shows.
Remember the series Jessie and Suite Life on Deck on The Disney Channel? If so, you may very well be familiar with Debby Ryan who starred in both shows.
Well, it has been confirmed that 22-year-old Debby was arrested for drinking and driving. The actress crashed into a Mercedes Benz while driving her Audi on April 5th. LAPD has stated that Debby was arrested on a felony DUI, but local authorities reduced it to a misdemeanor.
Not only was Debby driving under the influence, but she also had a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher.
Debby was released on $100,000 bail and has had time to reflect on her actions as she apologized to her fans on Twitter saying that she wishes she used “better judgment.” She also said she recognizes that she is a role model and has always worked hard to “set a good example for millions of fans.”
Over the last few days I have had the chance to think about my actions, and I wish I had used better … https://t.co/HTOd3Jv6Hk
— D???? R??? (@DebbyRyan) April 13, 2016
We hope that Debby has truly learned her lesson and used her platform to impact young people in a positive way from now on.
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