Barkley's Arrest for DUI Leads to TMI
Hoop Hall of Famer busted en route to intimate encounter
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 1, 2009 12:32 PM CST

(Newser) – Charles Barkley lived up to his reputation for telling it like it is when Arizona police pulled him over on suspicion of DUI early yesterday, E! reports. Asked why he had run a stop sign at 1:26am, he said he was in a hurry to pick up the woman in the passenger seat, and, pointing her out, asked the cop to confirm that she was "hot."

"He asked me, 'You want the truth?'," reads the police report obtained by the Smoking Gun. "When I told him I did he said, 'I was gonna drive around the corner and get a blow job.'" Barkley said she'd given him one a week before, and it was the best he'd ever had. Later, the former NBA star joked with a civilian police employee, saying "I'll tattoo your name on my ass" if it would get the DUI charge dropped.