LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vivica A. Fox was charged Friday with
misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and
driving with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit, officials
If convicted, the 42-year-old actress faces a maximum six months
in jail and/or a $1,000 fine, city attorney spokesman Frank
Fox was arrested late Tuesday after passing a patrol car on the
Hollywood Freeway at 80 mph and subsequently failing a field
sobriety test, authorities said. Breathalyzer tests indicated her
blood-alcohol level was greater than .08 percent, the legal limit
for a driver.
Fox was released from jail early Wednesday.
A woman who answered the phone at the office of Fox's manager,
Lita Richardson, said, "We have no comment," then hung up.
Fox, a contestant on last year's "Dancing with the Stars," has
appeared in such films as "Kill Bill: Vol. 1," "Soul Food" and
Her arraignment was set for May 17, Mateljan said.