Maybe it was the warmer spring weather, maybe it was the pink hair dye -- but something this holiday weekend inspired Amanda Bynes to make a bad decision: She got behind the wheel of her black BMW after drinking...

According to TMZ, Bynes was arrested for a DUI early Friday morning after she reportedly attempted to pass a cop car and sideswiped it!! While the starlet has been released from jail, this is presumably only the beginning of the legal repurcussions she'll be facing for this mistake.

Amanda Bynes mugshot and jail release photo

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The 26-year-old actress was arrested at 3am Friday and her bail was set for $5000. She was released later that day, covering her face as she exited, wearing oversized sunglasses and a gray suit (assuming her reps brought her a change of clothes so her photographed departure looked a bit less like a walk of shame).

People confirmed that Bynes was at L.A.'s Greystone Manor Supperclub the night of her DUI. Only last month, Bynes was pulled over for talking on her cell phone while driving, and apparently sped away before the officer cited her. Apparently she made right by heading to the police station to get her ticket -- but this seems like pretty erratic behavior, right?

We're just glad that Amanda didn't hurt herself or anyone else when she drove under the influence. This may be a tough time for her, but it could have been a lot worse!!

What do you think of Amanda getting a DUI?

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