Porsha Williams, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, has spoken out about her recent arrest for speeding, claiming she was in a hurry to visit her sick grandfather.

Williams, one of the dramatic stars on Bravo’s RHOA, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 29, after being pulled over by Atlanta police for driving 78 mph in a 55 zone. According to TMZ, Williams was also driving with a suspended license, and was quickly taken into custody. She posted a $1,726 bond and was free to go.

Porsha Williams Releases Statement On Arrest

After her arrest, Williams released a statement in which she admitted to speeding, but appeared to dismiss the report she was driving on a suspended license.

“I was headed to visit my grandfather who is very ill with cancer in the hospital, and I was pulled over. I was wrong for speeding absolutely and apologize for putting anyone at risk. I tried to explain the situation to the officer and show him that all my paperwork was in order, but he refused,” Williams said.

The Bravo star went on, contradicting any reports of a suspended license, saying, “Handcuffs are not comfortable or a good look for anyone. I was released, I have my license, my car and my freedom.”

Williams seems to have moved on from her arrest nicely, and was on a plane the very next day to attend a friend’s wedding.

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