Soap star and “Jessie's Girl” singer Rick Springfield was arrested in Malibu last night on suspicion of drunk driving.
According to the Sheriff's Department, Springfield, 61, caught the attention of a patrol deputy from the Malibu/Lost Hills Station at approximately 8 PM as he “accelerated rapidly” in his (boss) 1963 Corvette while driving on Pacific Coast Highway.
Springfield was given field sobriety tests and consented to a breathalyzer, which indicated a blood-alcohol level of 0.10%. The state limit is 0.08%.
Springfield was taken into custody at the Malibu/Lost Hills Station and released on $5,000 bond around 2 AM.
Earlier that day, Springfield was promoting his new book, Late, Late at Night, at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. LAT throws a hell of an afterparty, huh?