Amanda Bynes was unceremoniously ejected from a Ritz-Carlton in NYC after allegedly smoking weed in her hotel room and being so rude to hotel staff she made one poor girl cry. Amanda Bynes nearing plea deal in DUI case. Bynes? lawyer has been granted a continuance in her driving under the influence case in Los Angeles as the actress is close to striking a plea deal to avoid a stint in jail. The actress was slapped with the charge after allegedly crashing her black BMW into a police car in April, 2012. She pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor and was expected to head to trial over the accusation, but she looks set to escape a possible six-month sentence by working out an agreement with prosecutors. Amanda Bynes' former Nickelodeon co-star, Nick Cannon, would absolutely love to throw down some beats with the aspiring rapper! The old friends recently caught up on the phone and Nick made sure she knew he supported her no matter what.