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JohnT
01-23-2014, 07:51 AM
From the "We All Saw This Coming" department, it is being reported that the Bieb is continuing in his cunning plan to get more Star Magazine (http://starmagazine.com/) cover pictures than Lindsay Lohan.

http://www.nbcnews.com/entertainment/justin-bieber-arrested-dui-drag-racing-2D11979842

1 hour ago

Miami Beach police confirmed that singer Justin Bieber was arrested for drag racing and DUI on Thursday. According to WTVJ in Miami, he was driving a rented Lamborghini.

Sources close to the singer told NBC News that it's not clear Bieber was arrested for drag racing, but confirmed he is in custody. The sources also noted that another car was pulled over in front of the pop star's vehicle.

His representatives and lawyer have not yet replied to requests for comment.

Miami Beach Police spokesman Sgt. Bobby Hernandez told NBC Miami that the incident occurred at about 4 a.m. Hernandez also said that Bieber failed a sobriety test at the scene.

JohnT
01-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Sorry, but the video to this article is pretty damned funny. Justin getting arrested (http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/Justin-Bieber-Arrested-for-Drag-Racing-DUI-in-Miami-Beach-241624971.html), from a fans point of view.

GuanoLad
01-23-2014, 07:55 AM
What an irritating little twerp.

Siam Sam
01-23-2014, 08:20 AM
He's probably just not gotten over the failed plot to castrate and kill him (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=675627&highlight=Bieber).

Maus Magill
01-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Is DUI a felony in Florida? If so, it's detention and deportation time.

Inner Stickler
01-23-2014, 08:32 AM
He used to be so adorable. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XC1jNo2g8s) What happened, Biebs?

Roundabout
01-23-2014, 08:47 AM
So the weed finally caught up to him.

heh.

ricksummon
01-23-2014, 08:54 AM
A rented Lamborghini?! Man, I didn't know Justin had fallen on such hard times that he couldn't afford to buy one of his own. :D

silenus
01-23-2014, 09:01 AM
"Popular young star killed in flaming crash while drag racing" and it has to be the other guy. Tanj.

Happy Lendervedder
01-23-2014, 09:27 AM
This just doesn't sound like the Justin Bieber I know and love.

GrandWino
01-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Paging VogueVixen.

pulykamell
01-23-2014, 09:56 AM
What an irritating little twerp.

You know, I defended the guy the first few years, when the main complaint was his music and his "brand", but now I just give up.

Ike Witt
01-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Is it just me or is he starting to look like Vanilla Ice?

nearwildheaven
01-23-2014, 10:55 AM
To me, the biggest punishment for him would be for all his hijinks to not get any publicity.

jasg
01-23-2014, 11:02 AM
Is DUI a felony in Florida? If so, it's detention and deportation time.A friend was denied entry to Canada because of a DUI.

Does this arrest mean Canada won't take him back? :D

Vita Beata
01-23-2014, 11:04 AM
http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/23/3888078/justin-bieber-arrested-in-miami.html


They refer to him as "Bad-boy Bieber"!

Bellhorn
01-23-2014, 11:13 AM
If I'm the presiding Judge in this case, I'd sentence Bieber to 2 years performing with the Osmond Family in Branson, Missouri. 5 shows, 7 days a week. Cruel and unusual punishment be damned!

Hampshire
01-23-2014, 11:18 AM
I'm guessing at this point he's extremely bored and has no idea what he's going to do with the rest of his life.
If you have all the money you need, no real job, no need for a real job, not much education, no real friends, and all you've ever known is how to perform in the teeny-bopper entertainment business, what the hell do you do with your time?

Sicks Ate
01-23-2014, 11:21 AM
Is it just me or is he starting to look like Vanilla Ice?

I actually thought that the face-on pic looked like Miley Cyrus.

Check it. (http://www.google.com/imgres?safe=active&sa=X&rls=com.microsoft%3Aen-us%3AIE-Address&tbm=isch&tbnid=cisfiKso6MIvSM%3A&imgrefurl=http%3A%2F%2Flittle-mix.wikia.com%2Fwiki%2FMiley_Cyrus&docid=TOff48NfuRfoTM&imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic1.wikia.nocookie.net%2F__cb20131206104328%2Flittle-mix%2Fimages%2F2%2F25%2FMileycyrus.jpg&w=1007&h=1553&ei=lE_hUtCoFIPlyQG6xoGIDA&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=15&page=1&start=0&ndsp=25&ved=0CFQQrQMwAA)

Spiff
01-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Is GITMO still open?

running coach
01-23-2014, 11:43 AM
If I'm the presiding Judge in this case, I'd sentence Bieber to 2 years performing with the Osmond Family in Branson, Missouri. 5 shows, 7 days a week. Cruel and unusual punishment be damned!

Whatever the Osmond Family has done, it does not warrant such punishment.

G0sp3l
01-23-2014, 11:45 AM
He's probably just not gotten over the failed plot to castrate and kill him (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=675627&highlight=Bieber).

and they're the ones in prison :smack:

SpoilerVirgin
01-23-2014, 11:52 AM
I actually thought that the face-on pic looked like Miley Cyrus.I've been having a lot of trouble telling those two apart lately.

Leaffan
01-23-2014, 11:57 AM
I've been having a lot of trouble telling those two apart lately.
Have they ever been seen together? :D

Simplicio
01-23-2014, 12:02 PM
I'm guessing at this point he's extremely bored and has no idea what he's going to do with the rest of his life.
If you have all the money you need, no real job, no need for a real job, not much education, no real friends, and all you've ever known is how to perform in the teeny-bopper entertainment business, what the hell do you do with your time?

Eh, its not like non-wealthy 19 year-olds never get arrested for similar issues (granted, usually they're arrested in less fancy cars).

Grrr!
01-23-2014, 12:02 PM
He used to be so adorable. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XC1jNo2g8s) What happened, Biebs?

Back when he was first making his claim to fame, I was going to start a thread titled: How long before Justin finds himself in rehab? I wound up not doing it because I thought, Nah, he's such a nice kid.

AClockworkMelon
01-23-2014, 12:05 PM
What a little turd.

Happy Lendervedder
01-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Bet his mom is really kicking herself now for handing her son over to a Jew (http://www.bustle.com/articles/305-13-weird-facts-found-on-wikipedia-about-celebrities/2)record company. Argh!

Justin_Bailey
01-23-2014, 12:35 PM
If you have all the money you need, no real job, no need for a real job, not much education, no real friends, and all you've ever known is how to perform in the teeny-bopper entertainment business, what the hell do you do with your time?

Why is being a full-time musician not a real job? He could be plowing himself into his work, he got arrested because he's not.

Vinyl Turnip
01-23-2014, 12:48 PM
http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/23/3888078/justin-bieber-arrested-in-miami.html


They refer to him as "Bad-boy Bieber"!

"Popping anti-depressants"? :dubious:

Rhythmdvl
01-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Why is being a full-time musician not a real job?
That ain't workin', that's the way you do it; money for nothin' and chicks for free.

filmore
01-23-2014, 01:12 PM
It's not much of a surprise that he behaves like this. From a young age he has been surrounded by people who only view him as an ATM machine. The only guidance they offer is to make sure his behavior will continue to generate the most revenue possible. If he had an accident in that race and could never perform again and lost all his money, would any of his "friends" stick around? I doubt it.

It's easy to say you don't like him, but he's really a brand created by corporations. Who knows who the real Justin Bieber is? It's like a form of brainwashing growing up in that environment. Hopefully he finds out who he really is before he crashes completely.

Ranger Jeff
01-23-2014, 01:30 PM
He's been living in a bubble since he hit it big 6 years ago. By now, he's surrounded by employees. Probably his parents also. So there isn't anybody in his orbit who will say "No" to him. At least, nobody that he'll listen to. And even non-famous non-wealthy 19 year olds think they're indestructible. This particular incident is less than a bump in the road to him. Thankfully, it's just a bump in the road and not a person he drove over. But he's young and wealthy. He's got time to kill someone.

It's nothing we haven't seen before.

Sampiro
01-23-2014, 01:56 PM
He used to be so adorable. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XC1jNo2g8s) What happened, Biebs?

Bangkok has him now.

gaffa
01-23-2014, 02:21 PM
What sort of mad man would rent him a Lamborghini?

StusBlues
01-23-2014, 02:28 PM
Is DUI a felony in Florida? If so, it's detention and deportation time.

You've got a point there. I doubt an American would convicted of a felony on this (this sort of offense is what diversion is all about - this isn't Phil Spector we're talking about here), but his alien status makes it another ball game.

Bangkok has him now.

Good one.

What sort of mad man would rent him a Lamborghini?

Good point, considering his age and lack of a drivers license. He must have put down one hell of a deposit - I don't think he's insurable without a license, either.

Kenm
01-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Might be a lease. Saying it's a rental is a good way to torque the story, even if it didn't need torquing.

nearwildheaven
01-23-2014, 06:53 PM
I just hope that he doesn't join Club 27 about 8 years early.

blondebear
01-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Well at least he hasn't driven a car into a swimming pool or run over his chauffeur yet.

Leaffan
01-23-2014, 06:56 PM
I heard they had problems getting him out of his car seat.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 06:59 PM
Here are some links from the front page of The Drudge Report:

DEATH WATCH: BOMBED BIEBER BUSTED IN SOUTH BEACH... http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/01/23/justin-bieber-arrested-in-miami-beach/
DUI DRAG RACING... http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sfl-justin-bieber-miami-beach-arrest-20140123,0,3722964.story
Smoking weed all day... http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/23/3888078/justin-bieber-arrested-in-miami.html
Charged with resisting arrest... http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/Justin-Bieber-arrest-report-576432
What the f*ck are you doing?'... http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/Justin-Bieber-arrest-report-576432
Had police escort to strip club? http://www.tmz.com/2014/01/22/justin-bieber-police-escort-video-florida-investigation/
HIRES ROY BLACK... http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2014/01/justin-bieber-hires-roy-balck-lawyer-behind-william-kennedy-smith-rape-acquittal-rush-limbaugh-drugs-charges/
CNN to Air Special on 'Rollercoaster Life'... http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/justin-bieber-arrest-cnn-sets-673508
Has reached 'point of alarm'... http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/01/23/justin-bieber-is-at-his-lowest-experts-say/4799383/
Immigration Attorney: ICE Could Make Case for Deportation... http://gma.yahoo.com/could-justin-bieber-deported-194238103--abc-news-entertainment.html

Wow! Ten headlines and ten separate articles all stemming from this one event. I have never ever seen so many headlines regarding a single story on Drudge before and I just cannot understand why they are reacting with such enormous alarm to this event.

http://www.thedrudgereport.com (they may have changed the front page since I saw it last however)

Other youngster celebs have gotten into much worse trouble before and it seems to me that none of them have ever attracted this much attention.

So, I want to ask, "What are the odds Justin will make it to age 30? I ask this because so many other young celebs who wind up dead don't seem to make it to this age.

Allegedly, Bieber's companion was charged with more offenses than he was. At least, I remember reading that but I can't find it now. That's why I'm curious as to all this alarm. If that is correct, then he why is there such great concern about Bieber if his companion was charged with more crimes than he was?

Some other member of this forum has used the adjective "entitled" before to refer to those elderly Koreans in the McDonalds who buy one coffee and then stay for many hours to socialize. But if anyone ever deserved to be called "entitled", I would think it was Bieber. He became a big star at a very young age and even though he is extremely talented, his behaviour seems to be very outlandish. I would think that if anyone could be described as burning the candle at both ends and maybe going to snuff out his life early, it would be him.

silenus
01-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Deport his mangy ass and be done with it. Ban him from ever re-entering the country. Let Canada bury him by and by.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 07:08 PM
Good point, considering his age and lack of a drivers license. He must have put down one hell of a deposit - I don't think he's insurable without a license, either.

This is an excellent point. Anyone renting a car would need to see the driver's license. Wouldn't they?

P.S. This comment was made by "gaffa". But it was made in a post by "StusBlues". I just want to be clear about who made this comment.

Leaffan
01-23-2014, 07:10 PM
So, I want to ask, "What are the odds Justin will make it to age 30? I ask this because so many other young celebs who wind up dead don't seem to make it to this age.

:dubious: Very insightful.

JRDelirious
01-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Why is being a full-time musician not a real job? He could be plowing himself into his work, he got arrested because he's not.

Paraphrasing Allan Swann: "I'm not a musician, I'm a POP STAR!!"

Hey, 19 AND stinkin' rich and popular? Damn right there will be much stupid behavior. Y'see if it were a female pop star this would be the time for drunken "accidental" forgot-my-panties Kodak moments. Being a dude, it's drunken Brazilian escort encounters/Florida supercar shenanigans. (Was another monkey misplaced in the course of this incident?)

BTW if he doesn't have a license, then that someone else signed for the Lambo and then let him drive unauthorized is the simplest explanation.

drewtwo99
01-23-2014, 08:23 PM
When he started out, he made it because he was insanely talented and driven (and adorable of course). He worked hard to learn how to play various instruments and sing. He put a lot of effort into his craft.

Then he let all the fame and money go to his head and he's turned into a grade A jerk.

I agree: kick him out of the country for good.

Dewey Finn
01-23-2014, 08:35 PM
What sort of mad man would rent him a Lamborghini?
This company (http://www.loulavie.com/), apparently.

Siam Sam
01-23-2014, 08:53 PM
A friend was denied entry to Canada because of a DUI.

Does this arrest mean Canada won't take him back? :D

"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in." -- Robert Frost


Bangkok has him now.

Hey! Don't send him here! :mad:

DigitalC
01-23-2014, 09:05 PM
Way to snitch on your mom little bitch.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 09:09 PM
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in." -- Robert Frost

I can't figure out if that quote from Robert Frost was part of jasg's post or if it was his signature.

In any case, there was a similar quote from the movie, "Clash by Night" (1952).

Barbara Stanwyck's character says something like, "Home is where they have to take you in when you run out of places to go."

I wonder if the writer of the movie "borrowed" that line from Robert Frost?

Siam Sam
01-23-2014, 09:10 PM
BBC TV just showed him appearing in court in his jailhouse-issued orange jumpsuit. I wonder if he made any new friends in the pokey.

Siam Sam
01-23-2014, 09:21 PM
BBC TV just showed him appearing in court in his jailhouse-issued orange jumpsuit. I wonder if he made any new friends in the pokey.

They just said he's out on bail, so I guess that wasn't a live video feed I saw. How long was he in before his lawyer sprung him?

Duckster
01-23-2014, 09:41 PM
They just said he's out on bail, so I guess that wasn't a live video feed I saw. How long was he in before his lawyer sprung him?

He bailed out about 2:30 pm EST. He was arrested at 4:13 am EST.

Siam Sam
01-23-2014, 09:51 PM
Fuck me! I'm middle-aged, sitting on the other side of the world ... AND I'M ASKING WHEN DID JUSTIN BIEBER MAKE BAIL! I need a drink.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 10:01 PM
<snip>Hey, 19 AND stinkin' rich and popular?

Why doesn't he just buy his own island like Johnny Depp did?

Then he wouldn't need any kind of driver's license and he could race his cars as much as he liked.

Is he rich enough to do that?

Leaffan
01-23-2014, 10:03 PM
So, hear me out on this one.

I think I can speak for all baby boomers about the admiration and affection we have for Keith Richards. The Stones are one of many soundtracks to our lives. We admire that Keith has shot, snorted, drank and main-lined just about everything imaginable, yet still writes songs, tours and apparently loves his job.

What if all of this is a marketing ploy to move Bieber into the bad-boy category so that he's not just the idol of teenaged girls. What if this is a calculated plan to remake his image so that he has a wider range of followers, for example males and females in their 20s and possibly 30s?

What if he becomes the Jim Morrison of today's pop culture? Hey, I'm just throwing it out there for comment, because really getting clocked at 60 MPH in a Lamborghini and immediately admitting to drinking, smoking pot, and taking prescription drugs sounds like a really good start to attempting to mold a new image.

What if?

silenus
01-23-2014, 10:05 PM
Nah. That would still require making good music.

Epic Fail.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 10:13 PM
So, hear me out on this one.

I think I can speak for all baby boomers about the admiration and affection we have for Keith Richards. The Stones are one of many soundtracks to our lives. We admire that Keith has shot, snorted, drank and main-lined just about everything imaginable, yet still writes songs, tours and apparently loves his job.

What if all of this is a marketing ploy to move Bieber into the bad-boy category so that he's not just the idol of teenaged girls. What if this is a calculated plan to remake his image so that he has a wider range of followers, for example males and females in their 20s and possibly 30s?

What if he becomes the Jim Morrison of today's pop culture? Hey, I'm just throwing it out there for comment, because really getting clocked at 60 MPH in a Lamborghini and immediately admitting to drinking, smoking pot, and taking prescription drugs sounds like a really good start to attempting to mold a new image.

What if?


It is def possible. But the one big problem he should have with that is that becoming the Jim Morrison of today's pop culture would require dying when he is in his 20s and I can't see that anyone would be willing to accept that. Unless maybe he could then buy his own island and fake his death and then hide out on that island for a long, long time. I would think he'd need to find a companion who would be willing to sign up for that journey and I'm guessing he might have a problem there. Not a problem finding a young lady who would sign up but a problem keeping her there on the island for that length of time. She would probably try to escape after a few years. Wouldn't you think?

Well, maybe.

Rilchiam
01-23-2014, 10:38 PM
I don't think it would work. Nowadays, people don't invest money and emotion and bandwidth in someone they figure might die before they get tired of him.

Enderw24
01-23-2014, 11:23 PM
MSNBC interrupts Congresswoman for report on Justin Bieber (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH68bSJXGE8)

appleciders
01-23-2014, 11:30 PM
I just hope that he doesn't join Club 27 about 8 years early.

I've got him in the Death Pool. Just saying.

Charlie Wayne
01-23-2014, 11:43 PM
I've got him in the Death Pool. Just saying.

Maybe you should try your hand at picking stocks?

You seem to have some talent for prognostication.

:)

Magiver
01-24-2014, 12:30 AM
I heard they had problems getting him out of his car seat.It's hard to see over the dash with a hooker in your lap.

Magiver
01-24-2014, 12:35 AM
MSNBC interrupts Congresswoman for report on Justin Bieber (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH68bSJXGE8) that is fricking hilarious all by itself.

Kenm
01-24-2014, 12:57 AM
Unless maybe he could then buy his own island and fake his death and then hide out on that island for a long, long time.

Nah. He'd end up working at a 7-Eleven on Elvis's off shifts.

Guinastasia
01-24-2014, 01:29 AM
Jim Morrison had talent. Therein lies the difference. To compare the two is an insult. He's more like Vanilla Ice, or Lindsay Lohan.

A friend was denied entry to Canada because of a DUI.

Does this arrest mean Canada won't take him back? :D


Was your friend a citizen of Canada, like our hero Bieber? I know they don't let non-citizens in, but Canadian citizens probably can still be deported.

Virgil Tibbs
01-24-2014, 04:58 AM
Even his rebellion is tedious. Hopefully his demise will be more interesting.

kaylasdad99
01-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Frost's The Death of the Hired Man appears to have been written in 1905 or 1906 ("Home is the place where when you have to go there, they have to take you in").

That said, I can never make the math work with Bieber's age. First time I heard of him was when I saw tjis seven-year old kid singing in the "We Are the World" remake to benefit victims of the Hatian earthquake in 2009. So he should be twelve at the most, yet people keep throwing "19-Y.O.



y.o. out there. Do they use a metric calendar in Canada, or what?

Ranger Jeff
01-24-2014, 07:15 AM
Eh. When female child/tween/teen stars hit 18 or 19 they do a Maxim photo session in their undies to prove they're not kids anymore. Males have to "gangsta' it up.

Atomic Alex
01-24-2014, 08:01 AM
So, hear me out on this one.

I think I can speak for all baby boomers about the admiration and affection we have for Keith Richards. The Stones are one of many soundtracks to our lives. We admire that Keith has shot, snorted, drank and main-lined just about everything imaginable, yet still writes songs, tours and apparently loves his job.

What if all of this is a marketing ploy to move Bieber into the bad-boy category so that he's not just the idol of teenaged girls. What if this is a calculated plan to remake his image so that he has a wider range of followers, for example males and females in their 20s and possibly 30s?

What if he becomes the Jim Morrison of today's pop culture? Hey, I'm just throwing it out there for comment, because really getting clocked at 60 MPH in a Lamborghini and immediately admitting to drinking, smoking pot, and taking prescription drugs sounds like a really good start to attempting to mold a new image.

What if?

Yeah, it all sounds completely manufactured to me. 60 mph in a Lamborghini? Really? Granted its an offence, twice the posted limit, he shouldn't have done it, and he deserves to be convicted, but 60 mph in a car like that sounds more like something that was deliberately planned to get him into trouble but not too much trouble, its not exactly what I picture 'street racing' to be.

And in the interests of full disclosure I have no particular feelings on Bieber either way, I did hear him interviewed on British radio a couple of years ago and he came across as quite funny and self-effacing so I'm surprised at his antics now.

But then I don't find the rock and roll lifestyle laudable no matter who does it.

Vita Beata
01-24-2014, 08:09 AM
"Popping anti-depressants"? :dubious:

You want him to have a happy mugshot, don't you? The Biebs can't go all "Nick Nolte" on us too early!

Inner Stickler
01-24-2014, 08:51 AM
That said, I can never make the math work with Bieber's age. First time I heard of him was when I saw tjis seven-year old kid singing in the "We Are the World" remake to benefit victims of the Hatian earthquake in 2009. So he should be twelve at the most, yet people keep throwing "19-Y.O.
I will admit, the math works better if you use his real age which was 14 in 2009.

Atomic Alex
01-24-2014, 09:01 AM
This is supposedly the initial police report of his arrest.

http://www.epicinter.net/justin-bieber-arrested-on-drugs-prescription-meds-and-under-the-influence-of-alcohol-while-drag-racing-police-report-leaked/

Tangent
01-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Paging VogueVixen.

Bieber is way too old for her now.

Shodan
01-24-2014, 09:32 AM
If you have all the money you need, no real job, no need for a real job, not much education, no real friends, and all you've ever known is how to perform in the teeny-bopper entertainment business, what the hell do you do with your time?I'd help the poor....

Regards,
Shodan

Dewey Finn
01-24-2014, 09:34 AM
This is supposedly the initial police report of his arrest.

http://www.epicinter.net/justin-bieber-arrested-on-drugs-prescription-meds-and-under-the-influence-of-alcohol-while-drag-racing-police-report-leaked/
Assuming the document is real, what does this mean? "Officer Dionne observed def to have a flushed face, bloodshot ye, and the odor of an alc be on his breath. Def was offered SFSTs on a flat, dry, smonth and well lit surface (see DUI test report for results)."

In particular, what are SFSTs?

Leaffan
01-24-2014, 09:42 AM
....
In particular, what are SFSTs?
Standardized Field Sobriety Test.

Atomic Alex
01-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Assuming the document is real, what does this mean? "Officer Dionne observed def to have a flushed face, bloodshot ye, and the odor of an alc be on his breath. Def was offered SFSTs on a flat, dry, smonth and well lit surface (see DUI test report for results)."

In particular, what are SFSTs?

Officer Dionne observed defendant to have a flushed face, bloodshot eyes, and the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. Defendant was offered Standard Field Sobriety Tests on a flat, dry, smooth and well lit surface (see Driving Under the Influence report for results).

Thanks Leaffan I figured thats what that abbreviation meant but didn't know the wording.

theR
01-24-2014, 10:24 AM
This is supposedly the initial police report of his arrest.

http://www.epicinter.net/justin-bieber-arrested-on-drugs-prescription-meds-and-under-the-influence-of-alcohol-while-drag-racing-police-report-leaked/

It's weird that the URL is saying the report was leaked when in fact it was released by the police. It is part of Florida's sunshine laws. See the following MBPD tweet: https://twitter.com/miamibeachpd/status/426432874586181632

You can see the full three page report since it was also tweeted by MBPD.
Page 1: https://twitter.com/miamibeachpd/status/426382452706127872
Page 2: https://twitter.com/miamibeachpd/status/426382855476740096
Page 3: https://twitter.com/miamibeachpd/status/426383292229644288

StusBlues
01-24-2014, 11:25 AM
This is an excellent point. Anyone renting a car would need to see the driver's license. Wouldn't they?

P.S. This comment was made by "gaffa". But it was made in a post by "StusBlues". I just want to be clear about who made this comment.

Nah, the comment was mine, mate. I was replying to gaffa, though.

ElvisL1ves
01-24-2014, 11:33 AM
A live photo of the actual chase. (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152209611238552&set=a.10150175336418552.340131.329456058551&type=1&theater)

:D

Kimstu
01-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Eh. When female child/tween/teen stars hit 18 or 19 they do a Maxim photo session in their undies to prove they're not kids anymore. Males have to "gangsta' it up.

The Harry Potter stars, on the other hand, seem to have transitioned from "child actors" to "adult actors" relatively smoothly and unostentatiously. I believe there was a bit of a media flurry when Daniel Radcliffe at 21 admitted in public that he sometimes had sex with girls (wow!!! really?!???!), but that's about it IIRC.

ElvisL1ves
01-24-2014, 11:54 AM
Radcliffe also went the full Monty on stage in Equus. There just might have been a little re-branding in that artistic decision.

When is Justin going to show us some twerking?

filmore
01-24-2014, 12:01 PM
The Harry Potter stars, on the other hand, seem to have transitioned from "child actors" to "adult actors" relatively smoothly and unostentatiously. I believe there was a bit of a media flurry when Daniel Radcliffe at 21 admitted in public that he sometimes had sex with girls (wow!!! really?!???!), but that's about it IIRC.

I remember seeing an interview with one of the actors (with Radcliffe maybe?) where he said that in England, celebrities aren't treated the same as in the US. It's possible to have a semi-normal life and work in movies. So I guess there are more people who will treat them normal instead of worshiping everything they say and do.

GargoyleWB
01-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Eh. When female child/tween/teen stars hit 18 or 19 they do a Maxim photo session in their undies to prove they're not kids anymore. Males have to "gangsta' it up.

Society just doesn't have any convincing villainous outlets anymore. You can't grab the mic in Piper's Pit and tell the world what's what, and dissing Moby in a rap verse isn't the renegade tempting of destruction that it once was.

What's left for our up and coming young heroes-to-heels?

Kimballkid
01-24-2014, 01:20 PM
I can't figure out if that quote from Robert Frost was part of jasg's post or if it was his signature.

Siam Sam said it in reply to a quote from jasg's post. It was not in jasg's post at all.

Kenm
01-24-2014, 02:27 PM
Really, the kid's an idiot. Why Lamborghinis?

With all his money, he could easily be driving a stable full of straight-eight 1938 Buick Roadmaster Limiteds.

Vinyl Turnip
01-24-2014, 02:35 PM
What's left for our up and coming young heroes-to-heels?

I'm more dismayed by the news that he barely had anything to drink, that his pills of choice were antidepressants, and (read elsewhere) that his favorite intoxicant is "sizzurp" aka "lean," that embarrassingly ghetto cocktail of codeine/antihistamine cough syrup, Sprite and Jolly Ranchers. Aren't celebrities---especially those at his fame/income level---supposed to start their downward trajectory at the top, with expensive champagne and serving dishes of good, pure cocaine, and for the love of all that's holy at least oxy if you're going to pop pills? Later when you're washed up and on the skids, then it's time to drink Robitussin AC and huff hairspray.

Demi Moore was doing Whip-Its, for God's sake, like some 13-year-old at a slumber party. Are all the connections dried up? What the hell is the point of being famous anymore?

Fluffy PickleSniffer
01-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Yeah, it all sounds completely manufactured to me. 60 mph in a Lamborghini? Really? Granted its an offence, twice the posted limit, he shouldn't have done it, and he deserves to be convicted, but 60 mph in a car like that sounds more like something that was deliberately planned to get him into trouble but not too much trouble, its not exactly what I picture 'street racing' to be.

Wait... what? Seriously? Wow - that takes a special kind of talent!
I didn't know Lamborghinis could go that slow! :D

running coach
01-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Wait... what? Seriously? Wow - that takes a special kind of talent!
I didn't know Lamborghinis could go that slow! :D

Maybe he couldn't figure out how to shift out of first.

Kenm
01-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Wait... what? Seriously? Wow - that takes a special kind of talent!
I didn't know Lamborghinis could go that slow! :D

Maybe he couldn't figure out how to shift out of first.

That explains the Lamborghinis instead of '38 Buicks: Automatics with paddle shifters.

BigT
01-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Really, the kid's an idiot. Why Lamborghinis?

With all his money, he could easily be driving a stable full of straight-eight 1938 Buick Roadmaster Limiteds.

I actually wonder if the kid's being smart, and has someone else managing his money for him. He is also only 19, so it's possible a lot of his money is in trust until he turns 21 or something.

Though the low level drugs he's doing do make me wonder if it's all a setup for image. He can both seem like a rebel for doing it, but also have it not seem so bad if that backfires. Still, I guess it could be the first steps of the spiral for someone who has previously been on the straight and narrow.

Sampiro
01-28-2014, 11:57 PM
When he was said to be dragracing through his neighborhood in California, it was reported that he refused to talk to the cops when they came to his door. It made me wonder "You can do that?" and wonder what other rights you have I wasn't aware of.
Are Florida cops just less impressed than LA cops?

notfrommensa
01-29-2014, 05:39 PM
TMZ is reporting an petition to deport Bieber has got 102,000 signatures.

BigT
01-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Just read today that all the charges were dropped. The website assumed it was because he was a celebrity. Sorry, I don't remember what site it was.

Mikemike2
01-29-2014, 06:20 PM
Bleh, while I was driving home today it was on the radio that he is turning himself in tonite to Canadian police on a charge of assaulting a limo driver one month ago. How is it so hard for celebrities not to get arrested?

E-DUB
01-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Anybody pressing charges would have to admit getting beaten up by Justin Bieber. There goes your man card, dude.

Siam Sam
01-29-2014, 09:07 PM
Bleh, while I was driving home today it was on the radio that he is turning himself in tonite to Canadian police on a charge of assaulting a limo driver one month ago. How is it so hard for celebrities not to get arrested?

Believe it or not, this is the top story of the hour worldwide on BBC World News. They think all of this -- the house egging, the Florida scrape, the assault -- is a calculated move to give him street cred now that he's stopped going platinum. (Although I'm not sure how much "street cred" an egging is good for.)

running coach
01-29-2014, 09:11 PM
(Although I'm not sure how much "street cred" an egging is good for.)

Ostrich eggs would be awesome. :D

Honey
01-29-2014, 09:24 PM
Can someone explain what is going on with his eyes in this Link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl12afrfLD8)?

It's giving me the creeps. I always thought he was an alien.

Kenm
01-29-2014, 09:44 PM
One comment supplies the answer:

Its called MPEG artifact. It occurs during the encoding process of digital video. Basically it tries to recognize a collection of pixels as being similar in each frame. When there is a change in this area some of the previous pixels from the previous frames remain. This actually is what started the whole double-eye-lid talk ever since digital media came in to play using these compression methods. You cannot get them with film. If you remember the transition to digital it occurred prior MIB and they poked fun at this in the first film with an alien with two eye-lids.

nearwildheaven
01-29-2014, 10:03 PM
I was walking at the mall today, and Claire's, the store whose main clientele is tween girls, had all their Bieber merchandise at 50% off.

:o

Siam Sam
01-29-2014, 10:12 PM
I was walking at the mall today, and Claire's, the store whose main clientele is tween girls, had all their Bieber merchandise at 50% off.

:o

Oh, the shame. Bieber selling his junk at a cut rate for tweens. Sounds like another charge right there.

Magiver
01-29-2014, 11:50 PM
Just saw on the news that the Beib might be moving out of his house. I would hire a HS band to march behind the moving vans if I was his neighbor.

Guinastasia
01-30-2014, 02:14 AM
Oh, the shame. Bieber selling his junk at a cut rate for tweens. Sounds like another charge right there.

Can we pleeeeeeaaaase not talk about Bieber's junk? Ugh!

Maus Magill
01-30-2014, 09:59 AM
Selling your junk is definitely a felony offense.

nearwildheaven
01-30-2014, 10:25 PM
Oh, the shame. Bieber selling his junk at a cut rate for tweens. Sounds like another charge right there.

I'm sure you didn't mean this the way I initially read it. :dubious:

Siam Sam
01-30-2014, 10:45 PM
I'm sure you didn't mean this the way I initially read it. :dubious:

Maybe I did, and maybe I didn't. ;)

Atomic Alex
01-31-2014, 05:10 AM
Can someone explain what is going on with his eyes in this Link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl12afrfLD8)?

It's giving me the creeps. I always thought he was an alien.

Merely a technical artefact of the recording process or not, that is freaky looking.

Siam Sam
01-31-2014, 09:31 AM
Merely a technical artefact of the recording process or not, that is freaky looking.

Occam's razor: I think the simplest explanation is he really is a demon from Hell and let his cover slip.

JohnT
01-31-2014, 11:17 AM
Exactly. That's an inner eyeslit if I've ever seen one. His demonic overlords have planted him well...

mbh
01-31-2014, 12:26 PM
The petition to deport him has over 200,000 signatures.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/deport-justin-bieber-and-revoke-his-green-card/ST1yqHJL

The petition to let him stay has 5,000 signatures.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-justin-bieber-getting-deported-he-human-being-and-he-makes-mistakes-he-does-not-deserve/tcFGHlcs

And a Canadian opinion on the matter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vBgQ1hmgIQ

Rilchiam
01-31-2014, 04:20 PM
And a Canadian opinion on the matter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vBgQ1hmgIQ

Who is that?

dropzone
01-31-2014, 09:58 PM
The Prime Minister, I think. That's what he said he was and Canadians can't lie.

FoieGrasIsEvil
01-31-2014, 10:02 PM
The Canadians have already apologized repeatedly for Brian Adams and Celine Dion...it's unlikely we'll gain concessions from them over Justin Bieber. What's this all aboot anyway?

Siam Sam
02-01-2014, 01:06 AM
The Canadians have already apologized repeatedly for Brian Adams and Celine Dion...it's unlikely we'll gain concessions from them over Justin Bieber. What's this all aboot anyway?

"And that bitch Ann Murray too. Blame Canada! Blame Canada!"

kurtisokc
02-02-2014, 04:32 PM
"And that bitch Ann Murray too. Blame Canada! Blame Canada!"

I actually like Brian Adams, and can tolerate Ann Murray and Celine Deion. But Justin Beiber is just too much!

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