Bruce Springsteen was arrested in November for driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

The 71-year-old singer was arrested on November 14 at Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey, according to the National Park Service, which confirmed that he received a ticket for driving while intoxicated, for reckless driving and for drinking in an area where alcohol consumption is banned.

The Park Service said: "Springsteen was co-operative throughout the process."

Springsteen had been riding his motorcycle when he "was spotted by fans who asked him to pull over and take some pictures".

A source told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "Bruce stopped, took the pictures, then a fan offered him a shot of liquor, which he took, while sitting on his bike, which was stationary.

"Park Police saw what happened and they immediately pulled Springsteen over as he drove away."

Springsteen's arrest prompted Jeep to pull its Super Bowl commercial starring the music icon.

The carmaker said it "would be inappropriate for us to comment on the details of a matter we have only read about and we cannot substantiate".

However, Jeep added: "It’s also right that we pause our Big Game commercial until the actual facts can be established."

Meanwhile, Springsteen previously insisted he's always loved spending time with his fans.

The 'Born to Run' hitmaker explained that he enjoys the fleeting moments he gets with fans.

Speaking about his experience at book signings, he shared: "You meet the fans – only for 10 seconds, but you meet them one by one.

"And they have an opportunity: what’s the one thing you always wanted to say over the 40 years of the relationship we’ve had? I actually found it quite moving. Always enjoyed that part.

"I used to love to drift around, bump into people, see what their lives were like, wander into their lives for a few moments then drift back out. It appealed to the transient nature of my personality. I liked the idea of being here and then being gone, this little spirit moving through the world."

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