Fifth Harmony?s Lauren Jauregui was reportedly arrested for possession of marijuana. It was believed to be a rumor at first until it was supposedly confirmed by a Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokeswoman. But her lawyer insisted that Jauregui was not arrested.
Jauregui?s attorney, Dina LaPolt, said “Lauren Jauregui was not arrested and detained as reported, but simply given a citation for possession of marijuana and released on her own recognizance.? The lawyer further stated through a statement that her client will address the matter appropriately. That is through the legal system.
LaPolt assured Jauregui?s fans that the news will not interfere with any scheduled performances or activities. No additional information was released other than the statements of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokeswoman and Jauregui?s attorney. The 20-year-old singer was reportedly released on summons.
Fifth Harmony Lauren Jauregui Arrested
TMZ reported that Jauregui was busted for weed Tuesday night. It happened while she was trying to get on a plane at the Dulles Airport. A security at Washington Dulles International Airport allegedly found weed in her carry-on luggage.
Reports claim that Jauregui was en route to Brazil with other members of Fifth Harmony. The group was supposed to perform at Vevo Brasil’s FunPopFun Festival one day before the reported the arrest.
#FreeLauren was trending on Twitter since the news of Jauregui?s arrest. Even Jojo took to the social media site to show her support for Jauregui. Some netizens, however, seems disgusted that #FreeLauren is a trending topic on Twitter while people are begging for their lives in #Aleppo.
Loyal fans remain supportive of Jauregui amid the controversy. She was actually active on social media since her alleged arrest. It looks like she herself doesn?t want people to overlook the more important issues.
Jauregui recently posted resources to help the ongoing conflicts in Aleppo, Syria on Instagram. She has also been tweeting about supporting the civilians there.
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