Jessica "Sugar" Kiper (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
contestant on the reality TV show 'Survivor' is out of jail and joking about
getting arrested on a DWI charge in Baton Rouge over the weekend.
Rouge Police Department reported Jessica Kiper, 34, of Los Angeles, was
arrested after crashing into the back of a stopped car early Saturday morning. Kiper
was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of DWI, failure
to maintain control and reckless operation.
to NOLA.com, Kiper, also known as "Sugar," took a selfie in the police car and
posted it on Instagram and Twitter. She reportedly joked about her arrest,
tweeting that being on ‘Survivor' was worse than her stay in jail.
has since been removed from the website. Kiper later posted on her Twitter
page, "My friends are being so sweet and positive to me right now. I am taking
this well ... but it's because I needed a reality slap."
Coppola Jr. with BRPD said the accident happened in the 2800 block of Government
Street. Kiper was arrested just before 1:30 a.m. Coppola said Kiper showed
signs she had consumed alcohol and was impaired. He added she was offered two
separate breath tests and failed to provide a proper sample on each.
finished in third place on 'Survivor: Gabon' in 2008 and was on 'Survivor:
Heroes vs. Villains' in 2010. Back in 2011, she was also on 'Celebrity Rehab
with Dr. Drew.'
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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