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Apparently Justin Bieber's arrest in Miami was not the lowest the Canadian pop idol could sink. Less than a week later, Bieber finds himself in even more legal trouble, this time in relation to assault charges brought by police in Toronto, stemming from a December incident involving a limo driver. So what next? You can never tell with the Biebs, but a look back at his last few months of antics shows an increasingly worrisome level of bad-boy behaviour.
He's charged in Toronto
He's arrested in Miami
Is he addicted to 'sizzurp'?
Citing several unidentified sources, TMZ alleges the primary drug being ingested by the pride of Stratford, Ont., is a little concoction known in rap circles as “sizzurp,” which involves the mixing of a prescription cough remedy with Sprite and a Jolly Rancher candy.
His sidekick is arrested
He's suspected of egging neighbour's house by police
Member of his entourage first accused of assaulting limo driver
Const. Victor Kwong said at the time officers were called either late Sunday or early Monday to the area of Dundas Street West and University Avenue, but little else was known about the incident because investigators were still questioning witnesses.
He buys a bulldog puppy in Stratford
As reported by E! Online, Canada’s pop export was visiting his hometown of Stratford, Ontario, for the holidays this week when he decided to stop by a local pet store.
Seemingly oblivious to the hubbub created by his on-again/off-again retirement rumours, Bieber was window-shopping with family members at Ruffin’s Pet Centre when he spotted an adorable American bulldog puppy.
And apparently it was love at first sight. According to a Ruffin’s employee, Bieber paid $600 for the adorable pooch, which came from a breeder.
He claims to be headed for retirement
“I’m actually retiring man,” Bieber replied when asked about his new album, Complete My Journals. “I’m just gonna take some time. I think I’m probably gonna quit music.”
Naturally this left-field admission has roused the Internet. A 19-year-old superstar stepping away from the spotlight at the height of his career is basically unprecedented. And highly unlikely.
He sprays graffiti on an Australian hotel
QT Hotel in the Gold Coast said it gave Justin Bieber permission to spray graffiti on its wall. The Canadian singer and others posted images online showing cartoon faces in fluorescent paint on an outdoor wall at the hotel in Queensland state.
The Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate says the singer risked undermining the city’s efforts to fight graffiti. “The last thing we want is to have graffiti glorified and more young people thinking it’s a cool thing to do,” he said.
His alleged bedmate tells all
In the same interview, Neves said Bieber “looked great” naked and praised the 19-year-old singer for his “stamina” and “energy.” Apparently the term TMI isn’t widely known or used in Brazil.
He did a lot of things in Brazil, Part One
Item No. 2: A video has surfaced showing Bieber mingling with devoted Brazilian fans, some of whom paid upwards of nearly $1,400 for a “meet and greet” with the pride of Stratford, Ont. In the video, Bieber wears dark shades and doesn’t even glance at any of the star-struck fans, who waited for three hours for him to show up. No one was allowed to talk to Bieber. The fans take turns posing with the pouty pop star before each one is rudely pushed away by his ever-present security team. And then the meet and greet is over.
Item No. 3: While in Brazil, Bieber tried to reconfirm his reputation as a hardcore party animal and at one point was running around with 30 young women in his entourage.
Oh, and one more thing. According to the Brazilian press, Bieber allegedly tried to hire eight young women when he visited the infamous strip club Centaurus. And at this club, the word “stripper” is pretty much synonymous with “prostitute,” who charge a minimum of $1,200 for an overnight stay. In Brazil, prostitution is legal, but owning a brothel is not.
He did a lot of things in Brazil, Part Two
All told, the Brazilian population doesn’t seem too impressed with Bieber, particularly after he was reportedly spotted sneaking out of an infamous brothel in Rio de Janiero.
Photos that appear to show Bieber wrapped in a bedsheet leaving the brothel known as Centauros have made front pages of papers all over Brazil.
Reportedly, Bieber spent more than three hours at the house of ill repute. His attempt at a covert exit didn’t work. Everyone recognized his bodyguards.
He can't be bothered to climb the Great Wall of China himself
Following inordinate media coverage of the Canadian pop export’s impetuous and irresponsible ways – vis-à-vis urinating into a janitor’s bucket, abandoning his pet monkey, spitting off a hotel balcony, getting into a nightclub brawl and so forth – Bieber took his diva game to a higher level this week when he enlisted his burly bodyguards to carry him up the Great Wall of China.