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Christina Aguilera

and Boyfriend


3/1/2011 1:35 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Christina Aguilera was arrested early this morning along with her boyfriend in West Hollywood, TMZ has learned. Christina was popped for public intoxication and her boyfriend was arrested for driving under the influence.

Christina Aguilera Arrested
Cops say ... Aguilera was a passenger in a car driven by Matthew Rutler when officers noticed he was driving erratically around 2:45 AM ... so they pulled the vehicle over. 

Officers determined Rutler was drunk and arrested him for misdemeanor DUI.

Cops say the deputies determined Aguilera was also "extremely intoxicated" ... and since she was unable to care for herself, Aguilera was taken into custody.

Aguilera was booked for public intoxication -- and according to the booking sheet, she was listed at 5'2" and 100 lbs.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, Rutler's bail was set at $5,000.

However, the source adds, "If the driver had NOT been arrested for DUI, [Christina] would have never been in trouble."

Sources close to Xtina tell us they have been trying to get the singer into a rehab program for weeks.


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Lady Morrignmoon    

People lets get the story straight!! Boyfriend was arrested for DUI, blowing .09. Since he was driving,drunk or sober, and was arrested, anyone in the automobile that is drunk will go sober up in jail, unless there is a sober driver in the auto to take responsibility for the stumblers. Once she was asked to step out of the car, she was than drunk in public, which is a misdemeanor.
I know this because I was the designated drive for 5 drunk friends,(me sober), I had an outstanding bench warrant, was arrested and all 5 friends were arrested and held until they sobered up. I was out in hours, however they had to stay for 8 hours. This is how they roll in California!!!

1297 days ago


Ya gotta wonder if this is her "gateway" scandal and things start to unravel for her a la Britney, Lindsay, Charlie?!

1297 days ago


theres at least 100 pounds in each breast

1297 days ago


She went out and had a few drinks... Who doesnt??? Now all of a sudden everyone says she needs rehab... SMH...

1297 days ago

The Fan    

WOWWWWW!!!!Christina is really having a bad 2011.First,the national anthem at the Superbowl then you fell on stage at a concert and now you got arrested all in less then 4 weeks.Well Eminem now has his next "object of critisism".He's probably laughing his head off.

1297 days ago


She blows the anthem, trips on stage, then gets caught drinking.
Looks like she just really got caught drinking, drinking and drinking.

1296 days ago


LMAO 100 lbs probably a license from 10 years ago. Alcohol always makes people fat. she looks terrible and if she doesn't so something soon she will lose her kids.

1296 days ago

Just Sayin    

Seriously people back off!! How many of you have not been intoxicated in the passengers seat...let alone walking out of a restaurant or bar? So much judgment going careful..karma will get ya!

100Lbs? Yeah that's about right. and this coming from someone who is not into her music!!

1294 days ago


Oh no Christina's going the Britney route. Next she'll be driving without having her kid in a care seat. Someone call Dr. Drew quick!

1290 days ago

Rene Labre    

On Christina singing the national anthem,you ought to know that most artists use a pre-recorded version and lip-sync it.She had the guts to do it live and in a real live performance unexpected things can happen.She overcame it and finished.I would like to see anyone of you stand in front of a full stadium and sing acapella.I am very sure she did not do that to insult the song,come on,give the young lady a break!

1288 days ago


So, she gets drunk or high like easily probably 90+% of people with money and fame who live in areas with bustling nightlife. That shouldn't be too shocking, if you really think about it. The surprising thing is that these people can much more easily afford taxis/chauffers or even PAID designated drivers to simply come out as part of their entourage and chill with them for an evening, and yet they STILL get into these kinds of situations. But I agree with whomever said for the passenger to get arrested, it would seem she probably smarted off to the cop.

1284 days ago


What difference does it make if this girl decided to drink too much? It's her life, her choice, and her problem. Not the media, not the cops, not her fans, not anyone else. So the girl felt that she wanted to let loose for the night and get wasted. Half you morons pretend she's under age and has no right to act a fool once in a while when more than most of you get trashed on a daily basis behind closed doors or when you go out with friends after having a bad day.

If you have a problem be annoyed by the man driving the car that was stupid enough to sit behind a wheel instead of calling the cab or the valet of the club, lounge, bar, or restaurant that handed them the keys. The cops could have sent her home in a cab, i've seen it done more than enough times with average people. I don't even like her in general but it is completely absurd that this is what happens when you have a little fame.

1283 days ago


Yet another bum rap perpetrated on an innocent individual by the effing LA pigs

1273 days ago


Another bum rap perpetrated on an innocent individual by the effing LA pigs

1273 days ago


leave em alone

1269 days ago
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