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Andre 3000 Arrested for Pushing Porsche 109 MPH

Andre 3000 was arrested outside Atlanta this past weekend for speeding early Saturday morning. One half of hip-hop duo OutKast, the rapper/actor was clocked at 109 mph while driving his 2007 Porsche Carrera before being pulled over by police.

The actions of the 33-year-old, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, was deemed “an accident waiting to happen” by police. According to Henry Country Police Captain Jason Balton, the rapper was well above the 65 mph speed limit on Atlanta’s I-75 freeway. “Traveling that fast along 75, you’re passing people as if they’re standing still,” said Balton. “It’s an accident waiting to happen.”

Benjamin reportedly told police that he was speeding because he missed an exit and had to turn around. He was released on $1,200 bail and is scheduled to appear in court on April 29.

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    GBP3,000 reward for information was offered, he was finally arrested Tuesday (09) afternoon – reportedly at the Miami Beach home of former Beyonce and 50 Cent producer Scott Storch. Storch himself had a warrant out on his name earlier this year over a child-support case and is said to be facing financial problems after the same water front mansion was placed in foreclosure.

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    In this police mug shot from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, musician Kid Rock, or Robert J. Ritchie, poses for a mug shot October 21. 2007 in DeKalb County, Georgia. Kid Rock was arrested in the early morning of October 21 after a fight at a Waffle House restaurant in DeKalb County.

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    Kid Rock, Feb. 16, 2005. Offense: Punching a disc jockey at an adult entertainment club.

    Nashville Police, AP

    This photo released by the Lee County Florida Sheriff s Office shows country singer Mindy McCready who was charged with battery and resisting arrest early Saturday morning July 21 2007 in Fort Myers Fla. McCready 31 was arrested and charged with the two misdemeanors, according to booking information. McCready was released on $1000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 14.

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    Country singer Mindy McCready smiles for the camera as she is charged with drink driving in Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Friday May 6.

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    Paris Hilton, June 3, 2007. Offense: Violating her probation in an alcohol-related reckless driving case,

    Los Angeles Police Department/AP

    Lindsay Lohan, July 24, 2007. Offense: DUI, cocaine possession and driving on a suspended license.

    Santa Monica Police, AP

    Oct. 5, 2007 booking photo released by the Ada County, Idaho, Sheriff’s Office shows hip-hop star Lil Wayne.The lawyer of hip-hop star Lil’ Wayne says his client never received a court summons, stemming from an arrest warrant on a felony fugitive charge from last year.

    Ada County Sheriffs Office, AP

    Snoop Dogg in his booking photograph after being charged with possession of a deadly weapon. The rapper handed himself in to sheriffs at Orange County Jail after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was released on $150,000 bail after being charged with carrying a deadly weapon into John Wayne Airport. The star claimed the collapsible baton was a prop for a movie when he was held.

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    Kimora Lee Simmons, wife of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, is seen in this police mug shot July 26, 2004 in Saddle River, New Jersey. Simmons was arrested and charged with eluding an officer, possessing marijuana, careless driving and operating a vehicle while possessing drugs.

    Saddle River Police Department via Getty

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