comScore BAD JUDGE: Jeanine Pirro Busted For Driving an Insane 119 MPH

BAD JUDGE: Jeanine Pirro Busted For Driving an Insane 119 MPH

It sometimes seems, during the trademark opening statement of her weekly Fox News program Justice with Judge Jeanine — often a wild, eight to 10 minute rant — that Judge Jeanine Pirro can talk a mile a minute.

On Sunday, the judge was cited for driving two miles a minute.

According to the New York Daily News, Pirro was ticketed for excessive speeding when she was clocked by police in Tioga County, NY for going 119 MPH (!) in a 65 MPH zone.

The incident took place in the middle of the afternoon.

“I had been driving for hours to visit my ailing 89-year-old mom and didn’t realize how fast I was driving,” Pirro said in a statement through Fox News, according to the News. “I believe in the rule of law and I will pay the consequences.”

Those consequences could include forfeiture of her license. The News points out that in New York state, a driver caught speeding more than 40 MPH can have their license suspended. Pirro was a whopping 54 over the speed limit.

If Pirro contests the citation, she’ll have to return Tioga County to fight it — approximately 225 miles outside of New York City.

Shouldn’t be too much of a problem for the Judge.

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