Crocs Founder George Boedecker Blames DUI on Taylor Swift

By Andrew Lu on August 14, 2012 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

George Boedecker, founder of Crocs shoes, was arrested for a DUI after he was allegedly found passed out in his Porsche.

When confronted by Colorado police, Boedecker bristled and said that he wasn't the one driving the car. When asked who was driving, the allegedly intoxicated entrepreneur said his "girlfriend," whom he identified as pop singer Taylor Swift, was the one behind the wheel.

Boedecker reportedly gestured to a nearby yard and said Swift was hiding out there, reports the New York Daily News. Not surprisingly, the 22-year-old singer was nowhere to be found.

Police then asked Boedecker, 51, where he lived. Continuing his grandiosity, the millionaire responded that he had "17 (expletive) homes." When asked to undergo a field sobriety test, the Crocs founder responded, "I'm not doing your (expletive) maneuvers," reports the Daily News.

For not-so-politely declining a field sobriety test, Crocs founder George Boedecker could face enhanced penalties for his alleged DUI. That's because many states have implied consent laws, under which a driver agrees to undergo certain sobriety tests as a condition of being allowed to drive. If a driver refuses to undergo the test, he or she may be presumed intoxicated, and could face greater fines and jail time if convicted.

While Colorado does have implied consent laws regarding chemical Breathalyzer tests, Crocs founder George Boedecker will probably need to consult with a DUI attorney to figure out if the law also covers field sobriety tests, and what his best defense may be.

And for the record, the New York Daily News reports that Taylor Swift is dating Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s 18-year-old son, Conor, and not the aging Boedecker.

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