Celebrity News March 17, 2014
Chris Pine Pleads Guilty to DUI Charge in New Zealand Court
Actor Chris Pine is accepting responsibility for driving drunk while in New Zealand.
The “Star Trek” star was pulled over on March 1 after attending a wrap party for his film “Z for Zachariah." It was reported Pine admitted to having four vodka drinks and had a blood-alcohol level of 0.11 percent, which is over New Zealand's legal limit of 0.08 percent.
According to EW.com, the 33-year-old pleaded guilty on Monday to the DUI charge, and was fined $93 New Zealand dollars ($79 US). He also had his New Zealand driver's license suspended for six months.
In addition to portraying Capt. James T. Kirk in the latest “Star Trek” series, Pine also played Jack Ryan in the movie “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.”