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Jaime Pressly pleads not guilty to (very) drunk driving

Jaime Pressly pleads not guilty to DUI Jaime Pressly has entered a "not guilty" plea on misdemeanor charges related to her arrest on suspicion of drunk driving last month in Santa Monica.

The "My Name Is Earl" actress was pulled over Jan. 5 and allegedly clocked a blood alcohol content level almost three times the legal limit. On Tuesday, she was charged with driving under the influence and driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.20% or greater, according to L.A. Now.

Pressly was required to post $15,000 bail instead of the $5,000 typical in a DUI case -- in line with the high BAC alleged by police.

January was a rough month in general for the Emmy winner: Pressly also filed for divorce from entertainment lawyer Simran Singh, her husband of 16 months.


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-- Christie D'Zurilla

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Photo: Simran Singh and Jaime Pressly arrive at a party after the 67th Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 17, 2010. Credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

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What is the purpose of allowing a "not guilty" plea these days besides a legal formality? Anytime someone says it, like that Arizona mass murderer, it's a complete joke and insult to our intelligence.

Why arrest them? Just drive them home, they will get off anyway


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