Transcript for Reese Witherspoon Arrest Video Leaked
latest on reese witherspoon. She was here thursday morning talking with george in an exclusive and apologetic interview. Just hours later the full police surveillance tape of her run-in with the law leaked and abc's steve osunsami has the story. If you don't -- I'm a u.S. Citizen much I'm allowed to stand on american ground and ask any question i want to ask. Reporter: Police dash posted on tmz after midnight the morning of april 19th after oscar winning actress reese witherspoon and her husband were pulled over in atlanta. You better not arrest me. Are you kidding me? Nope. I told you -- I'm an american citizen. I told you to get in the car and stay there. This is beyond -- this is beyond. Reporter: We checked with georgia tate police and tell us the video wasn't released and somehow leaked. Georgia state trooper jay pilin about to book her husband for drunk driving and arrest her for disorderly conduct. I have to obey your orders? I cannot. I did absolutely nothing. Reese, reese. Settle down. I am now being arrested and handcuffed? Reporter: The video surfacing just hours after the actress' live interview on "gma" with george stephanopoulos. I am so disrespectful to him and have police officers in my family. I work with police officers every day. I know better, and it's just unacceptable. Reporter: The actress repeatedly apologized for her actions. What happened? It's one of those nights, you know, we went out to dinner in atlanta and we had one too many glasses of wine. We thought we were fine to drive and we absolutely were not. And it's just completely unacceptable and we are so sorry and embarrassed and we know better. Reporter: In the report wonderful is described as threatening the trooper with her celebrity asking do you know my name? This is how the scene played out. Do you know my name. I don't need to know. You don't need to know? Not quite. You're about to find out. I'm not real worried. I done told you how things work. I'm sorry. I absolutely 100% tried. I had nothing to do with that. Reporter: Wonderful pleaded no contest and fined $213 for what she now says was a lesson learned. When a police officer tells you to stay in the car, you stay in the car. I learned that for sure. Reporter: For "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta.
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