Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
A famous Catholic celebrity is becoming something of a bad boy. Pop star Justin Bieber, was cited a second time for speeding in a luxury sports car in West Hollywood.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Bieber was apparently taking a joyride in his white Ferrari around 6:30 p.m. according to LA County sheriff's deputies when he was pulled over for making an unauthorized left turn and driving with expired registration.
He was cited for both offenses.
Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said, "He was obviously enjoying his vehicle more than he was recognizing the laws."
This is the second ticket in six months for the pop star. Earlier in the year Bieber was pulled over by the Highway Patrol for speeding in another sports car. He claimed he was attempting to escape a paparazzo at the time.
The paparazzo, Paul Raef, 30, was himself charged under a California law that forbids paparazzi from driving dangerously to obtain photos.
No word on when Bieber is due in court, or if he will simply pay the fine and be done with it.
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