Share On the evidence of the previous 24 hours, never have truer words been spoken. Bieber may have managed a carefree smile for one of his police mugshots and cockily waved to fans from the roof of a car after being released. In the early hours of Thursday morning, Bieber swore at Florida police officers and admitted he had spent the day getting stoned on marijuana and prescription drugs after he had been stopped while racing high performance cars along a street in Miami Beach.
Jeremy Bieber has been branded a deadbeat dad Bieber, 19, had also been drinking underage — the legal age limit in Florida is 21 — and officials have promised to show him no favouritism, which means he faces a possible prison sentence. For it has emerged that his father Jeremy reportedly arranged for his entourage to use their cars to block off the street so the racing could go ahead. Bieber's mother Pattie pictured with the young singer right taught her son strong Christian values despite having her own troubled youth Devoted: Pattie says her own childhood was blighted by drink, drugs and sexual abuse.
She gave birth to Justin while living in a Salvation Army hostel, having become pregnant at 17, and had to raise him on her own. Her ex-partner was allowed to visit Justin only if he refrained from alcohol or non-prescription drugs. A once wholesome singer Justin Bieber, center, poses with his mother Pattie right , father Jeremy left and sister Jazmyn Bieber in Last time we saw him: According to reports, Justin Bieber told police she was the one who supplied him with the prescription drugs — possibly the anti-anxiety drug Xanax — he took shortly before his arrest.
There is no problem if she was simply administering drugs for which he has his own valid prescription, but it would be an offence if they were hers, or she was getting them from somewhere else. It emerged yesterday that Chantel Jeffries, 21, who was taken into custody but not charged, has been arrested five times. Justin Bieber's dad Jeremy, seen here on Thursday outside the jail where his son was held, has been called a bad influence She was accused of assault with a deadly weapon in , but the case was dismissed when her alleged victim refused to press charges.
She is rather more famous, however, for being photographed in spectacularly skimpy swimsuits and dating the rapper P. The cherub-faced singer with the supposedly wholesome Christian values has 49 million fans — and those are just the ones on Twitter. Not so happy here: But in the past year or so he has begun to come off the rails as spectacularly as he rose to fame.
What could have induced a superstar with such an adoring following to start behaving like a lout, crushing millions of tiny hearts in the process? The Seventies heart-throb admits he went through a period of hating his success and the fact that his fans loved him for such drippy hits as Puppy Love and Go Away Little Girl. And if his behaviour over the past year is designed to ease his transition to adult stardom, he may have seriously misjudged the situation. Within hours of his arrest, one of his major sponsors, Adidas, appeared to be leaving their options open with a decidedly lukewarm statement.
Therapists agreed yesterday Bieber has now gone past the stage of teenage antics into truly destructive behaviour. They claim that on top of the alcohol, cannabis and prescription antidepressants, Bieber is developing a fondness for codeine linctus, a cough syrup which can be mixed with soft drinks to make a potentially lethal narcotic beverage called sizzurp.
His party in a nightclub ended after an ugly confrontation between his entourage and security. During the same visit, he came on stage two hours late at a concert, apparently unbothered that many of his young fans would have had to go home to bed.
Justin posted a picture of himself on Instagram with his shirt open, posing next to his yellow Lamborghini ahead of the incident He later screamed at a photographer and had to be restrained by his own minders. That same month, at home in a gated estate in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas, a neighbour claimed Bieber spat at him and even threatened to kill him.
In October, he was accused of physically attacking a nightclub DJ in South Korea over his music choices. The pair were pictured in the early hours of Thursday morning by friend Khalil, who captioned this Instagram shot: Perhaps, beneath the defiance of a teenager who rolled his sleeves up for his court appearance to show off his tattoos, Bieber knows his days at the top are numbered.
Who knows, perhaps a spell in prison might be the answer.