Actor Laurence Fishburne’s daughter arrested for DUI in Florida

An A-list actor’s daughter gave Florida Highway Patrol officers a show when she was arrested for driving under the influence in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

>> Read more trending news 

On March 11, troopers pulled over Montana Fishburne, former porn star and daughter of “The Matrix” star Laurence Fishburne, when the 25-year old crashed into an SUV on I-95, the Miami Herald reported. 

>>Cops find Florida woman passed out in car with drugs, screaming child

Troopers found wine in her car and said they smelled alcohol on her. Dashcam video shows Fishburne taking off her heels, dancing in front of the camera and later urinating on a guardrail. 

When an officer instructs Fishburne to perform a sobriety test, she is seen taking her time by questioning him, and eventually makes up her own steps.

“I’m not tripping, I’m a ... ratchet,” Fishburne is heard telling a trooper. 

>>K-9 dies in cop car left at Florida courthouse

Troopers said in the arrest report that Fishburne blew more than twice the legal limit in a Breathalyzer test, the Herald reported. 

Fishburne did not let troopers know of her celebrity father’s status, but did talk about politics. 

“In the situation we’re going through with Donald Trump,” Fishburne said. “As a Latino-American to another Latino-American, I would appreciate if you could show me the exercise correctly so I can do it correctly.” 

Once officers handcuffed Fishburne, she then told them she needed to urinate and began to lift up her dress over the guardrail to relieve herself. 

“I will pee right here on your car. That’s not a problem. I just need to sit down,” Fishburne was heard telling a trooper. 

She was taken to Broward County Jail and released on a $2,500 bond, according to the Herald. She is expected to go to trial later this year. 


Reader Comments ...

Next Up in Nation & World

Taylor Swift teases fans with snaky return to social media
Taylor Swift teases fans with snaky return to social media

Days after surprising fans by disappearing from social media and having her website go dark, Taylor Swift is returning with a few selective images. Billboard reported Friday that Swift deleted her profile picture on her Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook pages, and her official website went black. Swifties -- Swift’s fan base -- speculated about the...
Eye damage from eclipse can show later: What you need to know
Eye damage from eclipse can show later: What you need to know

If you damaged your eyes during the eclipse, it might take a while before you see symptoms. >> Read more trending news The first full solar eclipse to pass over America in 99 years happened this afternoon, and residents across the country came out to watch the event. Those who didn’t use certified eclipse-viewing glasses or alternative...
Man threatens barking puppy with gun
Man threatens barking puppy with gun

Puyallup police are searching for a man who they say pulled a gun on a woman and her puppy in the middle of a local park. The incident happened in Decoursey Park in downtown Puyallup. On the Puyallup police Facebook page, it said on Thursday around 12:40 p.m., a man walked up to the woman who was there with her puppy. After he asked if she knew how...
5-year-old dies after domestic violence incident at UNC
5-year-old dies after domestic violence incident at UNC

Authorities say a 5-year-old has died and his parents were injured in a domestic violence incident at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Multiple media outlets report the violence occurred shortly after midnight Sunday in a single-family residence at the Baity Hill family housing community. The UNC website describes Baity Hill as an apartment...
8-week-old mauled to death by family dogs
8-week-old mauled to death by family dogs

An 8-week-old boy was mauled to death by the family dogs over the weekend. Michael James Obergas was in his bassinet in a secure room. When his parents walked away, one of their dogs nudged open a door and attacked the child, according to KTRK. Paramedics were called to the house for the dog bite and took the child to Memorial Greater Heights...
More Stories