'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky The Real Carl Gallagher Busted for DUI

  • 'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky The Real Carl Gallagher Busted for DUI

'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky The Real Carl Gallagher Busted for DUI

Shameless star Ethan Cutkosky, who plays Carl on the Showtime series, had a real Gallagher moment recently.

It's unclear if the DUI was drug or alcohol related.

Ethan Cutkosky, 18, was pulled over by Burbank police at around 10:30 p.m. on November 2 after he was spotted driving erratically.

TMZ notes that police sources had administered field sobriety tests before arresting Cutkosky, which the actor reportedly failed.

To make matters worse, police claimed that the smelled the odor of marijuana coming from Ethan Cutkosky's vehicle when they stopped him.

Authorities are now awaiting the results of a blood test to draw up charges.

Cutkosky was arrested and, according to records from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, released early Thursday morning on $5,000 bail. He is slated to appear in court regarding later this month, according to CBS Los Angeles. But Sunday's season 8 premiere saw him back on the streets, selling meth.

Cutkosky, who has been working in the entertainment industry since he was 7 years old, has been a cast member of Shameless since the show aired in 2011.

Showtime representatives did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

Cutkosky's character enrolled in a military academy last season after leaving behind a life of crime.