Legally Bombed? Twitter mocks Reese Witherspoon’s arrest, bratty behavior

http://twitter.com/#!/THEdpunch/status/326172759984054272

Heh. As Twitchy reported, poet Amanda Palmer urged empathy for Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Twitter users, including Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld rightly took her to task. But, what is this about actress Reese Witherspoon? Oh, she was arrested for disorderly conduct.

In case you missed it: Reese Witherspoon ARRESTED [MUGSHOT] tmz.me/15xkq7V twitter.com/TMZ/status/326…

— TMZ (@TMZ) April 22, 2013

And acted like a celebrity brat, to boot.

‘Do you know my name? You’re about to find out who I am’… drudge.tw/12AGJH8

— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) April 22, 2013

seriously tho who doesn’t know who reese witherspoon is

— Andy Levy (@andylevy) April 22, 2013

A New York Times reporter was shocked that the news was missed. You know, because nothing else important was going on. Twitter users set him straight.

. @brianstelter @variety maybe there was another news story on Friday more important than a celeb DUI? Just a guess on my partbb

— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) April 21, 2013

Considering all that is going on in the USA & around the world, no one should waste a drop of ink or a pixel of text on Reese Witherspoon

— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) April 22, 2013

Truth, but the urge to mock was irresistible, even after Ms. Witherspoon issued an apology.

Reese Witherspoon:`I am deeply embarrassed,’ apologizes for being `disrespectful’ to police. apne.ws/12zfFIf – VW

— The Associated Press (@AP) April 22, 2013

More from the Associated Press:

“Do you know my name?” Witherspoon is quoted as saying in a state trooper’s report. She also said: “You’re about to find out who I am” and “You’re about to be on national news,” according to the report.

“I clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said,” Witherspoon said. “It was definitely a scary situation and I was frightened for my husband, but that is no excuse. I was disrespectful to the officer who was just doing his job. The words I used that night definitely do not reflect who I am. I have nothing but respect for the police and I’m very sorry for my behavior.”

When desperately seeking moments of levity, mocking an entitled-feeling celebrity is a win.

Wait a second, @rwitherspoon feels entitled because she is famous? Weird…

— Zachary Edwards (@sheckiezx) April 22, 2013

First Al Michaels, now Reese Witherspoon. World is upside down.

— Dana Perino (@DanaPerino) April 22, 2013

”Do you know my name? You’re about to find out who I am.” ~ you’re typical Obama supporter. Or Reese Witherspoon. But I repeat myself.

— LilMissRightie (@LilMissRightie) April 22, 2013

.@realalexjones Is the Witherspoon arrest a false flag? Was their bar-tab bankrolled by the CIA?

— Eli Braden (@EliBraden) April 21, 2013

Zing!

The world sleeps easier tonight knowing that Reese Witherspoon is behind bars.

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) April 22, 2013

Reese Witherspoon is kind of hotter now.

— S.M (@redsteeze) April 22, 2013

@darkbeige most definitely hotter than a sober, orderly, annoyingly happy, squeaky, gremlin looking Reese Witherspoon.

— Dan (@Dan_importante) April 22, 2013

Bless Reese Witherspoon’s heart. #SweetHomeAlabamaNot

— Gabriella Hoffman (@Gabby_Hoffman) April 22, 2013

When the cops gave Reese Witherspoon a sobriety test did they make her walk the line? #Groan

— S.M (@redsteeze) April 22, 2013

Congratulations on somehow having a less publicly embarrassing weekend than Reese Witherspoon. some.ly/11ydX7z via @someecards

— THOMASG(@THOMASGSWAGGA) April 22, 2013

The bigger question in this whole Reese Witherspoon arrest is: SHE WAS DRIVING A FORD FUSION!?

— RainnWilson (@rainnwilson) April 22, 2013

Is that how drinking works? ==> “The words I used that night definitely do not reflect who I am.” – Witherspoon hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

— Ben Howe (@BenHowe) April 22, 2013

I think we can all agree that after Legally Blonde, Reese Witherspoon deserves to be treated as an enemy combatant.

— AG (@AG_Conservative) April 22, 2013

Never change, Twitter.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/22/legally-bombed-twitter-has-fun-with-reese-witherspoons-arrest-bratty-behavior/

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