Following information that Bruce Springsteen was arrested on suspicion of driving below the affect in November, Jeep pulled the Tremendous Bowl he appeared in that left followers mystified.
TMZ, citing regulation enforcement sources, reported Wednesday that Springsteen was arrested on Nov. 14 in his residence state of New Jersey, on the Gateway Nationwide Recreation Space in Sandy Hook. He was cited for driving below the affect, reckless driving and consuming alcohol in a closed space, TMZ mentioned.
Park officers confirmed the arrest in a press release to native information station NECN.com, with a spokeswoman saying that 71-year-old singer was “cooperative all through the method.”
It’s not clear why it took three months for the arrest to come back to gentle, NECN.com mentioned. The singer has a court docket look in a number of weeks, TMZ added.
Information of his arrest comes after Springsteen appeared Sunday in a Tremendous Bowl industrial for Jeep. Known as “The Center,” and set a church in Kansas, the advert tried to push a message about reuniting America after a time of stark political and social divisions and the Jan. 6 rebel on the U.S. Capitol.
By 1 p.m. Wednesday, the industrial had been pulled off Jeep’s YouTube web page and from its official Twitter web page, the Hollywood Reporter said. The message on YouTube reads: “Video unavailable. This video is non-public.” Springsteen nonetheless has the industrial posted on his Twitter account.
Springsteen’s participation within the advert left some followers puzzled, on condition that he has lengthy been essential of celeb endorsements, in accordance to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Followers additionally criticized him for taking part in an advert that they believed was making an attempt to promote folks Jeeps whereas showing to downplay the affect of the Jan. 6 siege and Donald Trump’s divisive presidency.
On Jan. 20, Springsteen carried out “Land of Hope and Desires” on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial through the post-inauguration live performance for President Joe Biden. Springsteen’s efficiency additionally pushed a message of unity that’s much like the one Biden has been delivering.
This story has been up to date to incorporate information about Jeep pulling the Springsteen Tremendous Bowl advert from social media accounts.