‘The Challenge’ Star Mattie Breaux Asks Fans To ‘Be Kind’ After News of Jail Sentence Went Viral

by Jeremy Spirogis
Miss Alabama 2015 Maggie McGuffin (Crown on Head) and CMT

31-year-old Party Down South and The Challenge star Mattie Breaux lately plead responsible in a 2019 DUI case, leading to a seven-day jail sentence. Once the information unfold, the fact star posted an image of herself crying, noting she’s “overwhelmed” with messages. She additionally requested followers to “be kind” to her as she’s going by way of a tough time.

Miss Alabama 2015 Maggie McGuffin (Crown on Head) and CMT's Party Down South cast members Ryan "Daddy" Richards and Mattie Breaux attend Pepsi's Rock The South Festival - Day 2 at Heritage Park
Miss Alabama 2015 Maggie McGuffin (Crown on Head) and CMT’s Party Down South solid members Ryan “Daddy” Richards and Mattie Breaux attend Pepsi’s Rock The South Festival – Day 2 at Heritage Park | Rick Diamond

Mattie Breaux debuted on ‘Party Down South’

In 2014, then 24-year-old Louisiana-based bartender Mattie Breaux appeared on CMT’s Party Down South, which revolved round eight adults dwelling collectively for a summer time. It turned the highest-rated present for the community, leading to two extra seasons.

In 2012, Breaux was arrested for drunk-driving and failed to look at her listening to as a result of she was filming season 2 on the time. The absence resulted in an April 2014 bench warrant for her arrest.

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Five years later, she debuted on MTV’s actuality competitors collection, The Challenge 33: War of the Worlds. Partnered with Kyle Christie, the rookie confirmed promise however withdrew in the course of the ultimate as a result of she felt unable to proceed.

Following her efficiency, the Louisiana native joined the solid of MTV’s Floribama Shore, a actuality present with the identical premise as Party Down South, in its third season. She then returned to The Challenge for season 35 however didn’t make it previous the primary elimination.

Breaux receives sentencing for drunk-driving case

On Aug. 19, 2019, Breaux crashed her automotive right into a concrete median in Nashville, Tennessee. She admitted to the responding authorities that she took unprescribed hydrocodone adopted by two beers earlier than getting behind the wheel, leading to an arrest for driving beneath the affect (DUI).

While receiving remedy for minor accidents on the hospital, the fact star revealed she had two prior DUIs in Louisiana, which police later confirmed. On Nov. 9, 2020, a bit of over a yr after the arrest, Breaux entered a responsible plea within the case.

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The decide handed down a one-year sentence in jail however suspended all aside from every week. According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office chief of communications Karla West, the fact star will serve her seven days in the course of the weekends, which is typical in these circumstances.

Following her stint, Breaux is not going to have a driver’s license for a yr and be beneath supervised probation for almost a yr. 

Breaux posts emotional image after receiving jail sentence

After TMZ shared the information of the fact star’s jail sentence, it rapidly went viral, and she or he obtained quite a lot of backlash from indignant followers. A number of days later, on Nov. 15, Breaux uploaded an image of herself crying to her Instagram Story.

The actuality star stated she’s “a real person” and has had a “hard week.” She admitted her “anxiety is through the roof” as a result of variety of posts, messages, and tags from followers concerning the information.

The Party Down South star additionally revealed she’s “not sleeping” and doesn’t have an “appetite” as a result. She then acknowledged she “made a mistake” and claimed she has taken “complete ownership of it.”

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Breaux additionally famous she’s “handling the consequences for my actions” and reminded followers that the case occurred over a yr in the past. She closed the caption by begging her followers to “just be kind.”

The actuality star is a contestant on the upcoming season of The Challenge 36: Double Agents, premiering Dec. 7 on MTV.

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