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Chris Pine Given Six-Month Driving Ban

Star Trek actor had pleaded guilty to drink-driving offence...

Hollywood star Chris Pine has been handed a six-month driving ban by a court in New Zealand.

Stuff reports that the 33-year-old Star Trek actor had admitted drink-driving on 1 March this year - having been stopped by police in the early hours of the morning.

Pine had been at a wrap party for  Z For Zachariah, along with co-stars Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and was found to be 33 micrograms over the limit for blood alcohol according to NZ's law.

Appearing at the Ashburton District Court, the star admitted he had downed four vodkas on the night - and his lawyer argued that a conviction could hurt his career.

However judge Joanna Maze insisted that Pine would be treated like everyone else, and handed him a six month driving ban.

The ban will only apply in NZ and was accompanied by NZ$93 (£47) in reparation fees.

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