'Cake Boss' admits driving while impaired in NYC

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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2014 file photo, “Cake Boss” star, Buddy Valastro, right, appears at his arraignment on drunk driving charges in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York. Valastro on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired. His driver's license will be suspended for three months. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Jefferson Siegel, Pool, File)
Attorney Carl Scott Spector smiles toward his client, “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro during Valastro’s arraignment on drunk driving charges in New York, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. A criminal complaint says Bartolo Valastro, of Montville, N.J., was pulled over in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood at 12:30 a.m. Thursday, with a blood alcohol content of 0.09 percent. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Jefferson Siegel, Pool)
"Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro walks into court for his arraignment on three misdemeanor counts of drunken-driving, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in New York. The criminal complaint says that Valastro had a blood alcohol content of 0.09 percent. New York's legal limit is 0.08 percent. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Jefferson Siegel, Pool)
Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro, star of the reality TV show "Cake Boss", leaves criminal court in New York, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Police say Valastro, of Montville, N.J., was driving erratically when he was pulled over on 10th Avenue in lower Manhattan around 1 a.m. Thursday. Police say officers observed his yellow 2014 Corvette swerving through traffic and they arrested him on a drunken-driving charge. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, Buddy Valastro attends the presentation of the fall 2011 collection of designer Isaac Mizrahi during Fashion Week in New York. The New York Police Department says “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro was arrested, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated after being pulled over for driving erratically in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Tourists photograph a 500 pound cake in the shape of a tank after watching a ceremony marking the U.S. Army's 237th anniversary on June 14, 2012 in Times Square in New York City. U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno cut the cake before swearing in16 new recruits during the event. ''Cake Boss'' reality show Buddy Valastro helped Odierno cut the cake, which Valastro said took eight of his staff three days to prepare for the event. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
California first lady Maria Shriver looks at a cake presented to her by Baker Buddy Valastro, from the television show "Cake Boss", at Night at the Village during the Women's Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
In this March 27, 2010 photo, Buddy Valastro, of the TLC show "Cake Boss," unveils the 30th anniversary cake he made for Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Sean M. Fitzgerald)
NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: The cake made by Buddy Valastro, aka the Cake Boss, is seen before the start of the 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)
LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL - 10/2/12 - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro appears on the newly-rechristened syndicated talk show, LIVE! with Kelly and Michael,' distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/Disney-ABC via Getty Images) MICHAEL STRAHAN, BUDDY VALASTRO, KELLY RIPA
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 25: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) Buddy Valastro, star of the television programme 'The Cake Boss' during a presentation at the Good Food and Wine show in on May 25, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 06: DJ Cassidy blows out his candles on his Cake Boss cake at DJ Cassidy's 30th birthday celebration and the one year anniversary of Hennessy Black at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on July 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Episode 3933 -- Pictured: 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro unloads a pizza cake before the show on November 17, 2010 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
SHORT HILLS, NJ - DECEMBER 18: TV personality 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro attends Continental VIP Lounge From Chase at Short Hills Mall on December 18, 2010 in Short Hills, New Jersey. (Photo by John W. Ferguson/WireImage for Chase)
This undated photo provided by DKC Public Relations shows cakes by "Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro. Valastro says he's long wanted to give fans of his popular TLC reality show an opportunity to taste the cakes viewers watch him bake and decorate at his Hoboken, N.J., bakery. So Valastro gave his recipes to a company that supplies his bakery with goods like sugar and flour to come up with a cake line for bakeries and grocery stores across America. That line rolls out this summer. (AP Photo/DKC Public Relations, Pam Soorenko)
NEW YORK - MAY 07: Cake Boss National Train Day cake unveiled at Amtrak's National Train Day celebration at Penn Station on May 7, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/WireImage)
NEW YORK - APRIL 08: Cake Boss's Buddy Valastro attends the Discovery Communications - 2010 New York Upfront at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 8, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Discovery Communications)
TR-Cakeboss:02/16/10: Helayne Seidman FTWP: Hoboken, New Jersey - Cakes at Carlo's Bakery owned by Cake boss Buddy Valastro. He is the subject of a TLC reality show 'Cake Boss'. Freelance Photo imported to Merlin on Fri Feb 19 07:57:01 2010
TR-Cakeboss:02/16/10: Helayne Seidman FTWP: Hoboken, New Jersey - Cake boss Buddy Valastro of Carlo's Bakery shown in the retail store. He is the subject of a TLC reality show 'Cake Boss'. Freelance Photo imported to Merlin on Fri Feb 19 16:58:01 2010
HARRISON, NJ - MARCH 16: Mauro Castano, Carlos Valastro, Joe Faugno and Remy Gonzalez from TLC's tv program Cake Boss pose for a photo with a cake they created in honor of the opening of Red Bull Arena during media day on March 16, 2010 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bull)
President and general manager of TLC Eileen O'Neill (L) and television personality Buddy Valastro of TLC's 'Cake Boss' attend Discovery Upfront at Jazz at Lincoln Center April 2, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/WireImage)
This undated photo provided by DKC Public Relations shows "Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro. Valastro says he's long wanted to give fans of his popular TLC reality show an opportunity to taste the cakes viewers watch him bake and decorate at his Hoboken, N.J., bakery. So Valastro gave his recipes to a company that supplies his bakery with goods like sugar and flour to come up with a cake line for bakeries and grocery stores across America. That line rolls out this summer. (AP Photo/DKC Public Relations)
Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC channel's show, "Cake Boss," appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in New York. Valastro was arrested earlier on Thursday for drunk driving. At left is his attorney Carl Scott Spector. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Jefferson Siegel, Pool)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MARS RETAIL GROUP - Pastry chef Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro helps make Holidays and Mondays 'Better with M' while sharing decorating tips at the M&M's World Store in New York's Times Square, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Mars Retail Group/AP Images)
California first lady Maria Shriver, right, and baker Buddy Valastro, from the television show "Cake Boss", participate in a cake making demonstration at Night at the Village during the Women's Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 09: (L-R) Editor-in-Chief of Bon Appetit Magazine Adam Rapoport, chef Buddy Valastro and Vice President of Food and Beverage for The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo Las Vegas Sebastien Silvestri attend Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit's Grand Tasting event at Caesars Palace on May 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 08: Chef and television personality Buddy Valastro (L) presents chef Daniel Boulud a cake in celebration of the opening of db Brasserie at The Venetian Las Vegas on May 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 09: Chef Buddy Valastro (L) and Vice President of Food and Beverage for The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo Las Vegas Sebastien Silvestri attend Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit's Grand Tasting event at Caesars Palace on May 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 08: Chef and television personality Buddy Valastro (L) presents chef Daniel Boulud a cake in celebration of the opening of db Brasserie at The Venetian Las Vegas on May 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/WireImage)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 4/1/14, on the ABC the Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 4/1/14, on the ABC the Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Magic Johnson and Buddy Valastro attend Time Warner Cable Studios And Aspire Bring Soul To The Big Game on January 31, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images for Time Warner Cable)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Magic Johnson and Buddy Valastro onstage at Time Warner Cable Studios And Aspire Bring Soul To The Big Game on January 31, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images for Time Warner Cable)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Celebrity chef Buddy Valastro stops by the Helzberg Diamonds INFINITY X INFINITY Collection at the GBK Luxury Lounge during Emmy's Weekend on September 21, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/WireImage)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 11/7/13, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) SAM CHAMPION, BUDDY VALASTRO, GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 11/7/13, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) JOSH ELLIOTT, SAM CHAMPION, BUDDY VALASTRO, LARA SPENCER
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is a guest on 'Good Morning America,' 11/7/13, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) SAM CHAMPION, LARA SPENCER, BUDDY VALASTRO
NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: The cake made by Buddy Valastro, aka the Cake Boss, is seen before the start of the 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Buddy Valastro and chef Geoffrey Zakarian attend the Norwegian Breakaway Christening Ceremony on May 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Norwegian Cruise Line)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Baker Buddy Valastro and SpongeBob SquarePants attends the Norwegian Warming Station launch in Times Square on January 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK (AP) - "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro says he's "very disappointed" in himself for driving after having a drink in New York City last month. He says he didn't realize he was impaired.

The reality show star, whose formal name is Bartolo Valastro, pleaded guilty Monday to driving while ability impaired. It's a violation, not a crime.

His driver's license will be suspended for three months.

He said Monday he had only one drink before being pulled over, but he now realizes even one is too many to drive.

The 37-year-old Montville, New Jersey, resident was stopped after police said they saw his yellow 2014 Corvette swerving through traffic in Manhattan. A court complaint said his blood-alcohol level was slightly above the legal limit.

Valastro operates several bakeries. "Cake Boss" airs on TLC.

Read Valastro's tweets after his court appearance:

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I want to thank everyone for their support. I also want to apologize to everyone.
I pled guilty today because I wanted to make this right. I learned an important lesson that if you have even one drink you shouldn't drive.
I thought I was fine to drive, but I wasn't. I put people in danger. I am very disappointed in myself.
I'll never get behind the wheel of a car again, even after one sip. My sincerest apologies to my family, friends and fans.
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