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New Randy Travis vid: you kidding me?

A drunk Randy Travis is shocked but polite as he is arrested in this police video

New Randy Travis vid: you kidding me?

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The latest video from Randi Travis, 52, isn’t exactly MTV material: Taken by a police car dashboard vidicam, the Oscar-worthy short shows a tipsy Travis being arrested in Sanger, Texas for being too soused for the public good.

The vid, released Thursday, show cops approach Travis’ parked car and ask him if has been drinking. “Yes sir, I have,” the actor and country music singer says with due politesse.

“But I’m not driving, as you can see.”

Travis is shocked when police arrest him after retrieving a bottle of wine from his car.

(The bottle label is illegible. For all we know it could be Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 1996 or, say, Thunderbird or the beverage lovingly referred to as the bum’s vino, Wild Irish Rose.)

“Really? Are you kidding me?,” Travis responds. He is then shown being handcuffed and driven to jail at 1:30 a.m. He was released six hours later

Travis lives near Sanger, in the small hamlet of Tioga.

He has relesed a statement apologizing "for what resulted following an evening of celebrating the Super Bowl.” He added that he is "commited to being responsible and accountable.”

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