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'Affluenza Mom' Goes From Privilege to Pilsners as She Gets Bartending Gig After House Arrest


The mother of the so-called "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch is now working as a bartender in Texas to make ends meet.

Read: 'Affluenza' Mom Indicted on Money Laundering and Hindering the Apprehension of a Felon Charges

Tonya Couch has been spotted at a bar called Honky Tonk Woman outside Fort Worth. Earlier this year, Couch fled the U.S. with her notorious son, whose lawyers said his family spoiled him so much, he was unable to know the difference between right and wrong.

Her new place of employment is a far cry from the lavish and opulent lifestyle she used to live. 

The 49-year-old mom is awaiting trial after allegedly helping her now 19-year-old son violating probation and escape to Mexico earlier this year.

They were both captured in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta after an international search.

Read: 'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Sentenced to Nearly 2 Years in Jail for Violating Probation

The woman's lawyer confirmed she was working at Honky Tonk Woman, saying: "She is not in a position to be choosy about what type of lawful employment she will take."

Ethan Couch mowed down 4 people while driving drunk in 2013, and did not serve a single day in prison in that case, is now serving two years behind bars for violating probation.

Watch: Surveillance Footage of 'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Shopping Hours Before His Arrest Emerges

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