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LeBron's Mom

'Apparently Intoxicated'

4/7/2011 12:07 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Gloria James -- LeBron's mother -- was "apparently intoxicated" when she allegedly slapped a valet at a fancy Miami Beach hotel this morning ... this according to police.

Gloria James Drunk
The Miami Beach PD released a statement ... explaining, "Mr. Sorel Rockfeller, a hotel valet worker, claimed he was assaulted by Ms. James, who was angered because her car was taking too long to be delivered. Several witnesses supported Mr. Rockfeller’s account of what occurred."

The statement continues. "Both Ms. James and the driver of the vehicle were initially uncooperative with the investigating officer.  Ms. James was apparently intoxicated as she had bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of alcohol on her breath."

"Ms. James was arrested and taken to the Miami Beach Police Department where she was processed, issued a Promise to Appear and subsequently released."

James was charged with simple battery and disorderly intoxication.    

Sources tell us the valet sought medical attention after the incident -- but is expected to return to work.

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I saw a piece about her on tv. She is a recovering addict (twice relapsed) but was apparently on the road to recovery, having been ordained a minister in her church. Sounds like something's not right.

1294 days ago

linda c    

who really cares about what happened.

1294 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

dude. if the guy DOESN'T EVEN HAVE A REAL NAME!! maybe some illegal or some ex-con, AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR VALETING EXPENSIVE CARS!! yeah, now that is an insurance scam just waiting to happen. stolen $100.000+ merchandise. typical miami bull...

1294 days ago


No matter if he did go to a doctor and then a lawyer, if that woman was really supportive of her son, she wouldn't cause S**T for him. He is the one w/the talent but neither one should be above the law. She is using him herself.

1294 days ago


My Dear #14 : You should refrain from commenting on the Internet about ANY SUB JECT ! You are truly a MORON !

1294 days ago


i think he's looking for money, he's not hurt like he's pretending looking to become known jackass!

1291 days ago

Cool Guy    

I wonder if the valet "knew" who was slapping him...hmmmmm!

1290 days ago

Jack King    

When asked why she was drunk, she yelled "Are you serious? Don't you know who my ****ing son is??"

1270 days ago


Did anyone say anything about black, white or purple? Low life trash is Low life trash!!

1270 days ago
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