George Lopez Explains Public Intoxication Arrest

George Lopez was arrested for public intoxication on Thursday night after passing out in a casino in Canada.

On Friday, the comedian issued a statement explaining the incident.

“Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning,” he said in a statement to Access Hollywood. “I was trying to sleep it off, unfortunately, it was on the casino floor.”

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Lopez, 52, had performed at the casino earlier in the evening.

He is set to star in FX’s new show, “Saint George.”

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