Although Justin Bieber has been making headlines for his new music as of late, a new report says that the singer was stopped by police while driving on a residential street in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 29.
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According to TMZ — who posted an alleged video of the incident — law enforcement sources said that “speed was a factor, but Justin was cited for unsafe passing on the right.” He reportedly was given an equipment violation for window tint as well.
Gossip Cop reports that extra cops were called to the scene when it became apparent that Bieber was the driver.
Billboard reached out to Bieber’s camp, but a representative for the singer did not provide a comment.
Bieber has not addressed the alleged incident on social media. Instead, the “What Do You Mean” singer has been focusing on the positive — namely, the upcoming debut performance of his new single at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards. He last appeared on the VMAs back in 2010, performing a medley of “Baby,” “Somebody to Love” and “U Smile.”
In a rehearsal video posted to Instagram on Aug. 30, Bieber teased some “What Do You Mean” dance moves and spoke about where his head is at right now.
“I think that growing up, you make decisions and you figure out what you’re okay with and what you’re not okay with,” he said. “I’m at the point where I want people to understand where my heart is truly at.”