Drake Bell, best known for his role in Nickelodeon’s “Drake & Josh,” was arrested in Glendale, Calif. The actor was pulled over by police at AM for driving erratically, reports the L. He was issued a citation, and authorities will present the case to the L. Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot told the paper that Bell was "swerving and speeding after abruptly stopping at a red light." Drake reportedly failed a field sobriety test on the scene. The former child star, who filed for bankruptcy last year, recently announced a concert tour in Mexico set to launch in February.
It's in the moments of hardship and toil that we begin to understand ourselves better than the Buzzfeed personality quizzes we binge on while procrastinating AP Chemistry homework.The ability to overcome has been taught in the classroom for as long as I can remember and encouraged at home, but it's most challenging in real-life situations.In December, he received the heartbreaking news that he would never be able to play the guitar again, due to an extreme injury on his wrist.The news shocked his fans -- "Drakesters" -- as he calls them, as they responded with encouraging texts, pictures and Tweets to aid him in the journey of recovery.Now, I couldn't imagine how I would react if somehow I broke my hand, and was unable to write anything ever again.
Knowing my natural tendencies to overreact, I would probably react Disney princess style: throw myself on the nearest object, cry, sing a song about it and continue to cry.
Yet, Drake Bell isn't letting the news get to him, as he continues to travel around the United States to perform his music.
He regularly attends physical therapy sessions as a way of gaining strength back for his wrist.
I had the amazing opportunity of meeting Drake during his performance at the No Vacancy in Los Angeles, California, and what he told me was absolutely inspiring.
Dressed in a faded blue jean jacket and smelling like my childhood dreams coming to fruition, Drake turned and said, "Hearing the news was tough.
Playing the guitar is something that I love, and I'm not going to let this be the end for me."Everyday presents an opportunity to either be a victor, or a victim of the inevitable circumstances thrown your way.