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So much for everything those blue aliens taught him about peace and harmony. On Saturday, Avatar star Sam Worthington was arrested for disorderly conduct at an Atlanta restaurant. And although the charges were dismissed on Monday morning, it sounds like things got pretty intense.
The incident occurred after Worthington, 36, was denied entrance to the Vortex Bar and Grill. According to the police report, the restaurant's doorman decided that Worthington was too drunk to come in, on top of the fact that he didn't have the required ID. The actor then got angry, pushing the doorman twice. The doorman, in retaliation, pepper-sprayed Worthington, handcuffed him, and called the police.
TMZ spoke to the restaurant's bouncer, Jerry Link, who added a colorful extra detail: Worthington was claiming to be a government agent as he tried to wheedle his way into the club. "I'm a DEA agent! You f***ed up now!" he reportedly told Link, who actually thought the star was homeless based on his shoddy wardrobe. If this sounds like a random claim, it turns out that Worthington was just staying in character. He's currently filming the movie Ten with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Atlanta, where he's playing a DEA agent named Monster.
Charges were dismissed in court on Monday morning after Link didn't show up to the hearing (though he claims that no one told him about the hearing in the first place). Worthington's manager has refused to comment on the incident. The actor will now presumably get back to his day job, playing a DEA agent on screen.