See? This is life after (and during) American Idol: getting talked about on TMZ for bad things.
Katrina Darrell, the “bikini girl” from Season 8 was arrested for DUI this morning with her mother in the passenger’s seat, reports TMZ. She allegedly tried to flee the scene!
Katrina Darrell — the chick who famously auditioned for “American Idol” in a bikini back in 2009 — was arrested this morning for DUI … TMZ has learned.
According to Pomona PD Sgt. Patrick O’Malley, the 24-year-old singer … also known as “Bikini Girl” … was arrested in Los Angeles at 12:16 AM … with her mother in the passenger seat.
Darrell allegedly told police she was en route to a nearby hospital … because her mom had fallen down at home.
But while Katrina was driving to the hospital, she allegedly ran a red light and smashed into another vehicle.
Darrell allegedly tried to flee the scene … but a nearby officer who heard the crash responded and pulled over Katrina’s 2004 Toyota Camry.