Bruce Springsteen Recalls The Time He Got Arrested For Drink-Driving
During one of his performances on Springsteen On Broadway, which was his first show over a year since the pandemic restrictions, Bruce Springsteen has remembered the time when he got arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Springsteen On Broadway is a concert residency held at Broadway theatres Walter Kerr Theatre and St. James Theatre, written and performed by Bruce Springsteen with his solo acoustic performances. During the concert night, Springsteen plays guitar, sits in front of his piano, and tells his life stories.
On one of these shows, Springsteen has recalled the time when he got arrested while drinking and driving. Later, he agreed to give a fine of $500 after he was found guilty for it. During his recent performance, he opened up about the incident and made jokes about how he got caught by the police. Bruce stated that he didn’t intend to drink-drive and got caught purposely at that time.
Springsteen then stated that his case was the United States of America versus Bruce Springsteen and he jokingly said it was always comfortable to hear that the entire nation is against you. He belittled the crime he committed, saying he only drank two shots of tequila.
Springsteen said during the show that:
“I didn’t wake up one morning, get on my motorcycle and say, ‘I think I’ll drive to jail.’ And then I had to go to Zoom Court! My case was the United States of America vs. Bruce Springsteen. That’s always comfortable to hear, that the entire nation is aligned against you.
‘You have managed to engage in an act so heinous that it was offended the entire fuckin’ United States! You, my recalcitrant, law-breaking, bridge-and-tunnel friend have drunk two shots of tequila.’ New Jersey, they love me there!”
It is known that the next show for Springsteen On Broadway will be in early September at the St. James Theatre and only vaccinated fans will be permitted to see the show.