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Justin Timberlake refused to take a breathalyzer test when arrested for drunk driving

Justin Timberlake. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MTV

Justin Timberlake refused to take a breathalyzer test before his recent arrest for drunk driving.

As We weekly As previously confirmed, Timberlake, 43, was taken into custody in the Hamptons on Monday, June 17, after being charged with drunk driving. According to Timberlake's attorney, Ed BurkeThe singer “refused a breathalyzer test when he was arrested.” (TMZ reported on Tuesday, June 18, that police conducted an on-site breathalyzer test and asked Timberlake to submit to a breathalyzer test, but he refused.)

Timberlake was arraigned in court on Tuesday, just hours after his arrest was announced. He was released without bail and charged with drunken driving.

“Mr. Timberlake was also charged with two additional violations for disregarding a stop sign and not driving in the proper lane,” Burke said. Usand pointed out that another court date was scheduled for July 26.

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Timberlake is currently on his first tour in five years, the Forget about tomorrow's world tour. Performances began in April and are scheduled to run through December. Timberlake's next performances are scheduled for next weekend at Chicago's United Center on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22.

Justin Timberlake reportedly refused a breathalyzer test when arrested for drunk driving
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On the same day that Timberlake was arrested after spending a night with friends at the American Hotel, his wife, Jessica Bielwas seen filming her upcoming series The better sister in New York City. Photos taken by the Daily MailBiel, 42, wore medieval clothing while filming with his co-star Corey Stoll. Neither Timberlake nor Biel have commented publicly on Timberlake's arrest.

Timerblake and Biel married in 2012 and have two sons together: Silas, 9, and Phineas, 3. The singer's arrest came on the same day that Biel praised her husband in honor of Father's Day, which fell on Sunday, June 16.

“You are so many things to so many people. But to us, you are THE ROCK,” Biel wrote on Instagram on Monday alongside several photos of Timberlake. “The rock we climb on, the rock we lean on. The rock that protects us from the sun. And when we lay on you like we always do, hopefully our butts will keep you grounded and warm forever. We LOVE YOU 🪨❤️.”

Timberlake shared his own Father's Day post on Sunday.

“My 2 greatest gifts. I learn more about myself every day just because you both chose me to be your daddy,” he wrote under two Instagram photos of himself and his sons. “I will always be there for you through the good times and the bad… to lift you up and show you how far you can go in life and to catch you when you fall. And of course I will shower you with insufferable dad jokes the whole time. I love you both so much. Thank you for giving me my greatest purpose. And now… for today: let's play a game where we all just relax and let daddy watch the final round of the US Open. ⛳️Cheers to all the dads out there who are dads! Salute you! 🫡.”