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Rick Springfield nabbed for DUI

I take zero pleasure in reporting this one: Rocker Rick Springfield was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of driving drunk in Los Angeles, TMZ reports.

Absolutely no jokes here about still pining away for Jessie's Girl here. Springfield is a friend of Stuck in the '80s. [Listen to our interview here and here with him.]

According to TMZ, the 61-year-old Springfield was pulled over around 8 p.m. Sunday for a traffic violation. When officers noticed the smell of alcohol, he was asked to perform sobriety tests and was ultimately arrested. TMZ says Springfield's blood alcohol content was measured at .10 and .08. (The legal limit in California is .08.) He was released later on $5,000 bail.

Posted by Steve Spears at 1:57:33 pm on May 02, 2011

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