Vili Fualaau — the scholar who went on to marry his trainer, Mary Kay Letourneau, after she raped him — was busted for allegedly driving underneath the affect after virtually hitting a police automobile in Seattle, in keeping with a report.
The 38-year-old was driving erratically on a freeway about 4 a.m. Saturday when he made an abrupt lane change and almost struck the car, TMZ reported.
Fualaau, whose eyes had been bloodshot and watery, carried out poorly in a area sobriety take a look at and was arrested after he submitted to a voluntary breath take a look at, in keeping with the outlet. The results of the take a look at was not launched.
He was booked on a DUI cost and brought to the Snohomish County Jail, TMZ reported.
In March 2018, Letourneau and Fualaau, her student-turned-husband, made headlines when she tried to assist him get out of a DUI after he was concerned in a three-car crash in Washington state.
Fualaau reportedly admitted ingesting at a close-by restaurant and agreed to take a area sobriety take a look at, however Letourneau confirmed up, ordered him to refuse and advised him to attend for his lawyer.
He was later booked on DUI expenses.
In the summertime of 1996, Letourneau – who died of colon most cancers in July 2020 at age 58 — was a 34-year-old married mom of 4 when her relationship with Fualaau, a 12-year-old sixth-grader, turned sexual.
Police found them in a minivan parked within the suburban Seattle metropolis of Des Moines Marina.
Letourneau initially advised cops the boy was 18, elevating suspicions that one thing sexual was happening. About two months later, she turned pregnant with Fualaau’s youngster and in 1997 pleaded responsible to raping the teen.
Their daughter Audrey was born in Might 1997 whereas she was awaiting sentencing.
Via a plea deal, Letourneau’s sentence was lowered to 6 months — however two weeks after her launch, she was caught having intercourse with the teenager in a automobile and was jailed once more.
By then, she was pregnant with the couple’s second youngster, Georgia, who was born behind bars. The youngsters had been raised by Fualaau’s mom till Letourneau’s launch about seven years later.
Letourneau and Fualaau married on Might 20, 2005, however they divorced in 2019.
Throughout their marriage, Fualaau maintained he didn’t see himself because the sufferer of a sexual predator.
“I’m not a sufferer. I’m not ashamed of being a father. I’m not ashamed of being in love with Mary Kay,” he stated in 2013.