Uh oh. John Stamos, also known as Uncle Jesse on ‘Full House,’ was arrested on June 12 and booked for a DUI. When police came across his vehicle, they determined he needed medical attention and sent him to the hospital.
Yikes. John Stamos, 51, was arrested on June 12 in Beverly Hills following multiple calls about a silver Mercedes driving erratically. When police stopped the vehicle, they believed John needed medical attention for a possible medical condition, and he was later hospitalized.
He was cited for DUI and released to the care of the hospital. John is set to appear in court on Sept. 11. The following is a statement given to HollywoodLife.com from the Beverly Hills Police Department:
On June, 12, 2015, at approximately 7.45 p.m. Beverly Hills Police Department received numerous calls reporting a possible DUI driver in the area of Canon Dr, and from Santa Monica Boulevard.The BHP stopped the vehicle at Canon Dr. and Santa Monica Boulevard. The driver and sole occupant was identified by his driver’s license as John Phillip Stamos, and by his own statement.Due to a possible medical condition, Mr. Stamos was transported to a local area hospital by the Beverly Hills Fire Department for observation. Subsequent investigation determined that he was driving under the influence and was placed under arrest.Mr. Stamos was issued a citation for driving under the influence and was released by the hospital.
John made an appearance on an Australian TV talk show in 2007 where he slurred his words, made lewd gestures in front of host Kerri-Anne Kennerley and wandered around the studio in a daze, the New York Post reported. He later confessed to being drunk during the interview.
John Stamos: His Big Year Ahead
This is going to be an amazing year in TV, especially for John! Not only does he have his new show, Grandfathered, premiering later this year, he is also producing the Full House spinoff! Yes, ’90s kids, it’s really happening.
Fuller House will make its way to Netflix in 2016 but filming should be getting underway soon. The series will focus on DJ, Kimmy and Stephanie, but John has said that most of the cast will return for the series.
— Avery Thompson