Beth Ditto Arrested For Disorderly Conduct
Beth Ditto, the lead singer of Gossip, was arrested for disorderly conduct last Friday in Portland, Oreg.
Ditto, 32, was reportedly denied drinks Saturday morning at the Bungalo Bar when she seemed to be too drunk, the Willamette Week reports. Ditto then left the bar, walked into the street, impeded traffic and started screaming, “Obama! Obama!”
A source told the Williamette Week that between 10-12 cars arrived on the scene. According to the police report, Ditto was arrested after she was not responsive to requests from police officers to move from the street.
Ditto, who is an advocate for LGBT rights, is the lead singer for Gossip. Their most recent album, A Joyful Noise, was released last May. —Hal Sundt