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Christopher McDonald Charged With DUI But Tries To Use Celebrity Status To Avoid Arrest

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Oct. 30 2017, Updated 12:43 p.m. ET

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Christopher McDonald was arrested on Saturday night, driving his silver Porsche off the highway while intoxicated, and tried to use his celebrity status to get out of trouble with authorities.

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The 62-year-old actor, who is most well-known for his roles in Happy Gilmore and Thelma & Louise, told cops, according to witnesses, that he was in Happy Gilmore, but he was still taken into custody.

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Christopher, in losing control of his vehicle, hit a gas meter and veered into an embankment near San Bernardino, Calif.

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He was taken into a jail nearby until he sobered up and no bail was set.

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Accord to Sheriff department records, Christopher was released from jail early Sunday morning after being cited for DUI. This is not the first time Christopher has been arrested for a drinking related incident.

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In 2013, he tested for twice the legal limit of alcohol in Wilmington, N.C., and was cited with a DWI.

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