Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher has been spotted assisting in a charity shop as part of her community service for drink-driving.
The 41-year-old was caught three-times over the drink-drive limit whilst taking her two kids to school on 12th August in Eton.
She has now been given a two-year driving ban, which came into force in September.
Officers used CCTV to find Kirty’s £40,000 worth BMW X4 parked on the side of the road, and upon her return, carried out a breath test – which she dramatically failed at 06 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath.
Within England and Wales only, the limit is 35 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath.
A source reported she was spotted helping out at a hospice for two hours this week, as part of her 100 hours unpaid community work.
Whilst in the Surry-based shop, Gallacher was caught vacuuming and arranging clothes on a rail.
“She looked handy with a Hoover and very much at home with sorting through clothes,” a source told The Sun.
The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant was arrested after failing a breath test at approximately 11am, after reports suggested she had been drinking heavily the night before.
She had been partying with friends at the Winning Post pub in Winfield.
Experts speculate that in order for Kirsty to be so far over the limit the next morning, she had downed approximately three bottles of wine.
However, Kirsty also presented an hour-long show that same evening at 6pm, to report on the new start of the Premier League season.
Defending Kirsty in court, Jennifer Dempster stated she had sensibly got a taxi home on that evening, before using her car to take the children to school that morning.
She also added that such drinking habits were completely out of her character.
“This is, of course, the morning after drinking, and it is a topic which is a hot one at present.
“This is, in many senses, unintentional drink-driving.
She continued: “What this defendant did was exactly right until 11 o’clock the next morning.”
As well as her community service penalty, Kirsty was also expected to pay £85 in court charges.
If she decides to take part in a driving safety course, the driving ban may be reduced from 24 months to 6 months.
A spokesperson on behalf of the defandant stated that she did not wish to comment on the incident.
This isn’t the first time Kirsty has gained negative media attention.
Back in 2005, she got into a riot with a bunch of footballers during a discussion of her relationship with Stan Collymore.
References were made that the pair were known for having kinky sex together – involving the use of chocolate fingers.
A source present at the time of the bust-up told The Mirror:
“They were having a drink when a group of footballers started getting a bit loud and trying to flirt with her.
“They started taking the mickey and making suggestive comments to Kirsty. One even shouted something about Chocolate Fingers.
“There was a huge ruckus because Paul thought they’d gone too far. They ended up having to be pulled apart.”