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Watch Reese Witherspoon Mostly Redeem Herself on Good Morning America

How does a star completely fix all of the awful, embarrassing things they said to a police officer as their husband was getting arrested for a DUI? If you're the disarmingly charming Reese Witherspoon, all it takes is one interview on Good Morning America. In her defense, she says, "I saw him arresting my husband and I literally panicked ... I told him I was pregnant. I’m not pregnant. I said all kinds of crazy things." Ah, the good ole Pregnant Defense. When that didn't work? Reese went Method: "I played a lawyer in a movie so many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I’m not a lawyer, because I got arrested." Watch Reese win your heart back with an interview equal to a million Legally Blonde sequels.

Lesson Learned: "When a police officer tells you to stay in the car, you stay in the car."