George Lopez spoke out Friday about his arrest for public intoxication after passing out on the floor of a Canadian casino Thursday night, explaining in his usual irreverent style that he had "tied one on" and was "trying to sleep it off," unfortunately in the wrong place.
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Lopez said in a statement, "Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning. I was trying to sleep it off, unfortunately, it was on the casino floor." A photo online showed Lopez apparently passed out on a vividly patterned casino carpet.
Ontario Provincial Police tells ET that at 10:49 p.m. a male by the name of George Lopez, age 52 of Burbank, CA was arrested at Caesars Windsor Casino for being intoxicated in a public place. The OPP has a unit stationed inside the casino that handles law enforcement, and its officers arrested Lopez and turned him over to Windsor Police Department. Lopez was reportedly released a time later and not charged with any infractions.
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Lopez had performed earlier Thursday night at the casino and is scheduled to perform this evening.