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Affluenza Teen’s Family Gets a Break on Rehab Fees

Affluenza Teen’s Family Gets a Break on Rehab Fees

By Erika Watts April 12, 2014

Remember how outraged everyone was after the defense attorney for Ethan Couch, also known as “Affluenza Teen,” argued that his client was a victim of his family’s wealth, which affected his judgment when he decided to drive drunk? And then …

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On Wednesday, judge Jean Boyd ordered Ethan Couch to rehab in addition to his 10-year probation sentence. Couch is the 16-year-old Texan who killed four people and injured two with is father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck on June 15. The teenager had …

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In 2011, Brendon Ross crashed a U-haul truck at a tailgating party before a Harvard-Yale football game when bringing beer kegs to the party; he attempted to rev the engine, but wound up speeding forward, instead. This lead to the …

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According to TIME, a 16-year-old in Keller, Texas was convicted of manslaughter after driving drunk and crashing into another vehicle that resulted in the death of four people. Because the kid is rich and suffers from “affluenza”, he wounded up …

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A 22-year-old man who famously confessed, via YouTube video, to killing a 61-year-old man while drunk driving has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison. “It should have been me instead of an innocent man. I vow …

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Don’t drink and drive. Just don’t do it. But if you’ve already made the bad decision and have been caught by the police, I guess you might as well go down with funky dance moves, boasting about cougars, and some …

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Heart Attack-Inducing Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Heart Attack-Inducing Anti-Drunk Driving Ad
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A terrifying new anti-drunk driving ad from Leo Burnett Worldwide is turning heads. The ad features “unsuspecting” men grooming themselves in a public bathroom, only to be greeted by a face crashing through the mirror – complete with blood and …

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Kevin Hart Arrested For Drunk Driving Kevin Hart Arrested For Drunk Driving

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Amanda Bynes’ Dad Claims She Doesn’t Drink Amanda Bynes’ Dad Claims She Doesn’t Drink
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26-year old actress Amanda Bynes was arrested in L.A. last week for driving under the influence after she reportedly hit a police car while trying to change lanes, but her father says his daughter doesn’t drink and that the fault …

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