Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested for disorderly conduct after police stopped her husband on suspicion of drink driving.
The 37-year-old is reported to have quarrelled with police after their car was pulled over in the early hours of Friday in Atlanta, Georgia.
She is alleged to have told officers: "Do you know my name?"
According to the Associated Press, she released a statement today apologizing for her behaviour.
Police officers stopped Ms Witherspoon and her talent agent husband James Toth after their car was spotted swerving across its lane.