Celebrity fitness trainer Jacqueline Waddell—better known as Jackie Warner from Bravo’s reality TV series Work Out—is hoping her “sleep-driving” defense will pan out in court.
TMZ reported this week that Warner was charged with felony assault on a police officer, misdemeanor DUI and misdemeanor hit and run for crashing into a pole, then backing into a police vehicle when the cops arrived.
Police say she blew .08% at the time. Warner admitted to having one martini with lunch before the February incident.
But she and her lawyer maintain that she was not conscious when she hit the pole, after blacking out from taking an Ambien after lunch. She said she came to in the hospital, under arrest.
Her lawyer Shawn Holley explained that Warner has