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Inside Story: The Real Reese Witherspoon | Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon Shows Rare Glimpse of Real Self

Originally posted 05/04/2013 09:25AM

Whether she's telling off a police officer ("You're about to find out who I am!") or her husband ("I'm allowed to say anything I want to say!"), the dashboard footage from Reese Witherspoon's April 19 arrest shows off a side of the actress that's, well, not exactly her famous good-girl image.

And boy, is she ever sorry. "She really messed up," says a source. "And she knows it." 

At the same time, several people who know her tell PEOPLE in this week's issue that the Nashville-bred star has a feisty streak that is rarely glimpsed in public.

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VIDEO: Husband Chides Reese After Arrest: 'You Wouldn't Listen!'

Reese Witherspoon Gets Scolded by Husband Jim Toth in Police Video

Originally posted 05/03/2013 04:00PM

Reese Witherspoon didn't only tangle with a police officer the night of her arrest.

In the latest piece of embarrassing cop-car dashboard footage, Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth can be heard bickering with each other over her behavior.

"He's arresting us. For what? What have I done?" the actress, 37, can be heard demanding of her husband.

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Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth Enter Pleas in Atlanta Case

UpdatePosted 05/02/2013 05:00PM

Reese Witherspoon's Husband Jim Toth Pleads Guilty to DUI

Originally posted 05/02/2013 04:40PM

Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth have entered pleas and will pay a few hundred dollars total in fines to close the books on their infamous Atlanta traffic stop.

"The pending criminal matters against Ms. Reese Witherspoon and Mr. Jim Toth have been resolved," says Ronda "Roni" Graham, Deputy Solicitor for the Municipal Court of Atlanta, in a statement.

Although the matter set loose an avalanche of bad publicity, Toth will avoid jail time stemming from his April 19 arrest.

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Reese Witherspoon Arrest Videos Hit the Internet

Originally posted 05/02/2013 11:00AM

It's not a performance Reese Witherspoon will ever be proud of.

Videos of her arrest for disorderly conduct are now all over the web, following their release by police.

Taken by an Atlanta police dash cam during her husband Jim Toth's DUI traffic stop, the videos show the actress getting out of the car and berating an officer before he handcuffs her.

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Reese 'Panicked' the Night of Arrest, Says 'We Know Better'

Reese Witherspoon on Arrest: 'We Know Better'

Originally posted 05/02/2013 09:00AM

Looking contrite, humbled and wiser for what happened, Reese Witherspoon addressed her arrest two weeks ago at the top of her interview with Good Morning America on Thursday – calling it "one of those nights."

"We went out to a restaurant in Atlanta, and we had one too many glasses of wine," the Oscar winner and mother of three, 37, said, referring to herself and her husband, agent Jim Toth. After their car, which Toth was driving, was stopped, he was charged with DUI, and she with disorderly conduct.

"We thought we were fine to drive," she said, "and we were absolutely not, and we are so sorry and just so embarrassed." She added, "We know better and we shouldn't have done that."

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The Little Couple Help Give Readers Big Smiles

The Little Couple Help Give Readers Big Smiles

Originally posted 04/27/2013 11:00AM

There were smiles all around this week between PEOPLE.com readers and Jennifer Arnold, Bill Klein and their newly adopted 3-year-old son William, while the frowns were reserved for Reese Witherspoon over the hot water she got into with her husband, agent Jim Toth.

Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from readers this week – what made you happy, sad, laugh out loud, awestruck, even angry.

Meanwhile, please don't forget to keep clicking on the emoticons at the bottom of every story to tell us what you think.

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Reese 'Mortified' But 'Happy to Be Home with Kids' After Arrest | Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon 'Mortified' But 'Happy to Be Home with Kids' After Arrest

Originally posted 04/25/2013 01:35PM

Reese Witherspoon is getting back to life as usual.

"She is happy to be home with her kids again," a source says of the actress, 37, who returned to L.A. on Monday after her April 19 arrest in Atlanta for disorderly conduct and her husband Jim Toth's DUI arrest the same night.

Her older children, 13-year-old Ava and 9-year-old Deacon, had been staying with their father, actor Ryan Phillippe, while Witherspoon was on location in Atlanta shooting the drama The Good Lie.

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Reese's Downcast Mugshot Explained

Reese Witherspoon's Mugshot: Why She's Looking Down

Originally posted 04/23/2013 03:30PM

It's certainly not from a red carpet. Still, Reese Witherspoon's booking photo with her eyes cast down has to be among the more unusual celebrity mugshots.

"She was wobbly," explains a police source within the Atlanta Department of Corrections. "She didn't need help walking, but she wasn't at a point where we could get a really clear picture."

The actress and husband Jim Toth were arrested early Friday morning after he was pulled over under suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Atlanta. In her apology for her behavior, she said she "clearly had one drink too many."

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Jim Toth 'Feels Awful' He Involved Reese in DUI Incident: Source | Reese Witherspoon

Jim Toth 'Feels Awful' He Involved Reese Witherspoon in DUI Incident: Source

Originally posted 04/22/2013 04:30PM

Reese Witherspoon has publicly apologized for her behavior in Atlanta after her husband, Jim Toth, was pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

But she's certainly not the only one feeling regretful.

Toth "feels awful that he involved Reese in the situation," a source close to the CAA agent tells PEOPLE. "He made a bad decision and it certainly made things worse that he dragged her into it."

Toth, 42, and Witherspoon, 37, were arrested and briefly jailed early Friday morning – he for DUI, she for disorderly conduct after verbally sparring with a police officer.

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Reese 'Deeply Embarrassed' About What She Said During Arrest

UpdatePosted 04/22/2013 12:30PM

Reese Witherspoon: 'I'm Very Sorry for My Behavior'

Originally posted 04/22/2013 07:35AM

Following her arrest with her husband, Jim Toth, early Friday morning after he was pulled over under suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Atlanta, Reese Witherspoon has released the following statement through her rep.

"Out of respect for the ongoing legal situation, I cannot comment on everything that is being reported right now. But I do want to say, I clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said," the statement says.

It continues: "It was definitely a scary situation and I was frightened for my husband, but that is no excuse. I was disrespectful to the officer who was just doing his job. The words I used that night definitely do not reflect who I am. I have nothing but respect for the police and I'm very sorry for my behavior."

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