• 'Trivago Guy' pitchman found passed out in car with foot on brake in moving traffic, reports say

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    HOUSTON, Texas - The actor best known as the pitchman for the travel website Trivago is making headlines, and it has nothing to do with booking vacations to exotic destinations.

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    Tim Williams, 52, was arrested in Houston on Wednesday after he was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle with his foot on the brake in a moving lane of traffic, according to the Houston Chronicle.

    The Houston native reportedly failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. He was released on bond, the Chronicle reported, and is now facing DWI charges.

    Williams, who is also a musician, has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies but is probably best known as the Trivago guy and even refers to himself as the “Trivago Guy” in a bio on his website.

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