PR pros gone wild! 5 examples not to follow

This week, James Miller, spokesman for the Albany Police Department, was arrested for alleged drunken driving. He joins the list of PR pros who have gone from handling crises for a client to managing their own.

James Miller, spokesman for the Albany (N.Y.) Police Department, got himself into hot water this week when one of his co-workers charged him with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a sobriety test, and driving without headlights, according to the New York Post.

Lizzie Grubman first gained celebrity in the music industry by representing the likes of Britney Spears, Jay-Z, and the Backstreet Boys. In 2001, Grubman turned her celebrity into notoriety when she drove her SUV into a crowd of people outside a club on Long Island, injuring 16 bystanders. Because of a plea bargain, she served just 37 days in jail.

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