Miss USA Rima Fakih Busted On Suspicion Of DUI

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Dec. 4 2011, Published 10:46 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

It's a DUI for Miss USA, has confirmed.

"She was pulled over for speeding at 3:30 am," a Highland Park, Michigan police officer tells exclusively.  "She was then found to be impaired and taken into custody."

The beauty queen was held until 5 pm when she posted her bail of $150.

Fakih’s lawyer Doraid Elder told The Detroit Free Press his client's record "has not a single blemish” and she was “very saddened and very apologetic for the situation that she is in right now.”

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Fakih briefly tried to deny the bust,tweeting late Saturday: “Let’s clear things up now.... I’m NOT in Michigan and I’m NOT in jail! Wrong Fakih.”  The tweet was deleted a short time later.

Fakih, whose reign ended in June, was the first Arab American to win the Miss USA title.



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