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Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih

Dodges Jail in DUI Case

5/9/2012 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Disgraced former Miss USA Rima Fakih has managed to avoid the slammer in her DUI case ... as long as she can stay out of trouble for the next 6 months.

A Michigan judge sentenced the 26-year-old beauty queen to 6 months probation and 20 hours of community service ... after she pleaded no contest last month to driving while visibly impaired back in December.  Fakih must also complete an alcohol education course.

As we previously reported, cops say Fakih was disoriented and was slurring her speech after she was pulled over for speeding and weaving through traffic.

Cops also say Fakih's blood alcohol level was more than DOUBLE the legal limit ... and claim she had a half-empty bottle of wine on the floorboard behind the driver's seat.

9 COMMENTS

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Jenn    

The media always makes it seem like celebrities are given such preferential treatment in these cases. News flash... nobody actually gets sentenced to jail for a first offense DUI that doesn't result in death or bodily injury. I'm not defending drunk driving, but she didn't really "dodge jail". She got a pretty standard punishment.

906 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

It begins with the first DUI offense. I believe even a first DUI offense should dictate at minimum 1 day in jail. When this little drunkard kills somebody, this Michigan judge should be the one to tell the family.

906 days ago
3.

King of TMZ    

Rim-a F*ck-eeh :D lol

906 days ago
4.

Maverick    

Who cares? The girl is seriously hot. And apparently likes to party.

How many girls can go 2x the legal DUI limit and still drive a vehicle? That, to me, is a real skill.

906 days ago
5.

Michelle    


This is BullSh**, these Arabs are taking over Michigan and we are doing nothing. She has done nothing but run around Michigan so far this week saying how sorry she is to get PR... Give her the same punishment the rest of us would have gotten...

906 days ago
6.

Michelle    

Stay in Dearborn and ride your camel to stay out of trouble..

906 days ago
7.

Anonymous    

TMZ left out one more condition: Sleep with the judge.

906 days ago
8.

parlayer    

did she even spend the night or the 4 hours i had to.

906 days ago

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