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'Survivor' Contestant

No Immunity From DUI Arrest

10/30/2011 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Semhar Tadesse -- the first person booted from this season of "Survivor" -- was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI, TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us, 25-year-old Semhar ran a red light in L.A. and was pulled over. We're told officers caught a whiff of alcohol from the vehicle ... and decided to administer a field sobriety test.

According to law enforcement sources, Semhar blew a .14 -- nearly twice the legal limit in California -- and was arrested on the spot. She was released hours later on $5,000 bail.

Sources close to Semhar tell us, she was unable to walk in a straight line because of a foot injury -- but the reality star is still accepting responsibility and feels extremely disappointed in herself ... especially after losing a close friend to drunk driving in the past.


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TMZ, you continue to post information about upcoming shows, which I would call "spoilers". You say who is voted off of shows right in the content of the main page. I would think anyone with some journalistic integrity would let the public know this story includes a SPOILER. I like the survivor shows. I haven't even BEGUN to watch this season and you already spoiled it by saying who is voted off of the first show. This blows my mind. STOP RUINING OUR SHOWS, YOU MORONS!

1091 days ago


This turd was trying like hell to be famous on the show.

I guess TMZ wants to help her.

She is still a turd at the end of the day and that's poetic.

1091 days ago


Maybe it was the coconut juice

1091 days ago

Bad Motherhugger    

Umm... so, according to your sources, her vestibular system is located in her foot? Interesting.

1091 days ago


Foot injury ? How does this explain blowing a .14 ?
I think it's a LAME excuse.

1091 days ago

Philo Beddoe    

An amazing rack, but as Cartman alluded to, she probably gets my vote as the most obvious fame whore in the history of Survivor, and that is saying alot considering the direction this show started taking with their "contestants" a.k.a. Hollywood wannabees some years ago. Again, amazing rack, though.

1091 days ago


No doubt, some fancy poems came out of that incident. "I would give birth to ten of his children without using any drugs to help ease the pain and then I would give him one more just because our love is that insane and all of their names would be made of rearranged letters of ours..." Just f'in nuts.

1091 days ago


Wonder if her spoken word got better under the influence?

1091 days ago


@TMZebra - You're kidding right? She was voted off WEEKS's only a spoiler if you've been in a coma.

1091 days ago


@TMZebra .. obviously youre aware that this kind of information, what you call "spoilers" is on this site, yet you continue to come here, who's the moron?? QUIT READING IT!! NO ONE FORCES YOU TO COME TO THIS SITE!!
BTW ... OZZY volunteered to go to redemption island in an attempt to stop Christine from winning and returning to her team after the merge :-) How ya like those apples?

1091 days ago


Oh great, another wanna-be Lindsay Lohan...God help us all.

1090 days ago


She's pretty!

1090 days ago


She's pretty f'ing stupid! What a lame xcuse too!

1090 days ago

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