Life can imitate art—or something close enough to it. Ethan Cutkosky, who plays career delinquent Carl Gallagher on the long-running Showtime series Shameless, was arrested for driving under the effects of cannabis.
Cutkosky was stopped earlier this month in Los Angeles after police found his car swerving and driving irregularly between lanes. The actor failed to pass the sobriety tests to the authority’s liking.
Ethan Cutkosky’s character, Carl, has violent tendencies and has already been to jail for dealing drugs. Cutkosky’s sentencing in real life will unlikely be as severe, both in jail time and reputation. Showtime said that the DUI arrest wouldn’t interfere with the show’s production, as it has already completed filming its current season. Read the full story here.