Bieber beats up paparazzo?

Paparazzo sheds every last bit of self-resepect and tells the world he was beaten up by teen heartthrob

Head: Justin Bieber, (Chris Pizzello/AP Photo). Body: Robert Stieglitz (Jens Meyer/AP Photo). Montage by: Erica Alini.

It looks like all of Justin Bieber’s rough housing with Mike Tyson and friends has finally paid off. The Stratford, Ont.-born teen heartthrob turned lesbian icon is now a suspect in a “misdemeanor battery” case in Calabasis, California, where he currently lives. Bieber and longtime celibacy sponsor Selena Gomez, the story goes, were leaving a local shopping mall on Sunday afternoon, when a paparazzo tried to take J.B.’s photo, allegedly blocking the pop star’s car in the process.

According to said paparazzo, a scuffle ensued, one Bieber apparently won–because the next thing the paparazzo knew, JB had driven off, leaving him with a very convenient tummy ache. (Onlookers say a lawyer who happened to witness the altercation immediately approached the paparazzo and suggested he call an ambulance and file a police report–likely with an eye to a possibly lucrative lawsuit.) The police arrived shortly after. According to TMZ, “the photog complained of pain in his upper torso, an ambulance was summoned and he was taken to a local hospital where he was examined and released a short time later”.

So…

In case you were wondering whether paparazzi have even a morsel of self-respect, the answer is officially no. Because the only thing worse than being beaten up by Justin Bieber is, I suspect, willfully telling everyone you were beaten up by Justin Bieber.

As for Biebs himself, I can’t say I feel sorry for him, what with the never ending supply of money, fans (he is said to gain a Twitter follower every other second) and outlandish gifts from big sister Ellen Degeneres. But this video does make me feel even less sorry for the paparazzi than Bieber himself.




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Bieber beats up paparazzo?

  1. Hey Teits (seems like a equal opportunity short form to Beibs),

    Not crazy about the bad photoshopping in this article. Temper the carotene on the noodle with an orange filter next time.

    But, I thought grafting a Stephen Harper head on blue boy at the Ottawa sex exhibit would be a priority (Stephen Taylor no doubt is working on it right now). http://www2.macleans.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/MAC21_OTTAWA01.jpg

    Heads up in case you want to blog: Blue Boy’s only real erogenous zone is the hypocathalamus taxcutteus. It’s bone shaped.

    Elaine’s mannequin continues to looks ok, no complaints.

    -not Dot

    • Teits? Take it easy there or Patchouli is going to report you. BTW, I am convince that macleans staff are among the alias who post comments.

  2. Haha it can’t be a worse thing than being beaten up by Justin Bieber. The paparazzo should hide in shame.

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