Even though her arrest reporst says Reese Witherspoon was a mouthy drunk who only got arrested because she wouldn't shut the hell up and let the police do their job, a "source" (attempted PR spin) says the arresting officer misunderstood Witherspoon and she was only being "protective" because she was "afraid". Yes, because white people should be fearful for their lives when they are pulled over in a suburb. E! News reports:
"It wasn't like that," the source said, and explained that when the officer was handcuffing her, Witherspoon simply asked, "Do you know my name?" as in "Don't you need to know my name?" The source also added that there was no screaming or any sort of physical altercation between Witherspoon and the officer. "She was being protective of her husband and was fearful of the situation," they tell us.
Ah, yes. That's it. The cop just misunderstood her. That happens when you're drunk and hysterical. Or a drunk bitch. Either or. I guess we'll never be able to sole this great mystery, my friends.