If you don't want to be hounded by men and women lugging cameras, perhaps it's best not to drive around in an extremely conspicuous-in-chrome Fisker Karma sporting a strip of purple LED lights under the grille. It's kinda hard to miss...

That observation aside, Justin Bieber was recently pulled over by police in California for driving at speeds reportedly exceeding 100 miles per hour – that's 25 mph below the Karma's top speed, in case you were wondering – down the 101 Freeway. The teen singer was cited for reckless driving.

According to the LA Times, Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine witnessed the Biebermobile being chased by paparazzi and called 911. Though Zine doesn't deny that Bieber was being chased, he says it's "no excuse" for reckless driving, saying it reminded him of the "Princess Diana situation" in 1997, when Diana, Princess of Wales, was tragically killed in a traffic accident while the driver was fleeing from pursuing paparazzi.

TMZ reports that Bieber has filed an official complaint against the photographer that was chasing him, giving the license plate number of the car to the officers. Apparently, the offending member of the paparazzi was seen snapping photos of Bieber shortly thereafter while the police were taking a statement from the singer. Sounds pretty brazen, no?

Again we ask: Why drive the chrome Karma if you want to be left alone? It wasn't quite so flashy when he got it.

Perhaps a more mundane Prius would be a better eco-minded choice... and the 911 operator may even know what thatis, unlike the Fisker. Scroll down for a couple videos detailing the incident along with audio of Bieber's 911 call.






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      Ryan
      • 3 Years Ago
      The photographer should be charged with stalking. I'm not a fan of Bieber, but he wasn't the only one at fault.
      Letstakeawalk
      • 3 Years Ago
      http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff266/smith_909/hqwBJsvpeUGm_7pvX2r5uA2.jpg (not mine, but awesome)
      • 3 Years Ago
      Someone please tell this kid that crome went out of style in the 90s ;-)
        Spiffster
        • 3 Years Ago
        Whoops... there i go accidentally using my wifes account to post nonsense about a nonsense article... obviously, she would know how to spell chrome.
          Dan Frederiksen
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Spiffster
          don't knock chrome til you've seen it on a ufo : )
          Chris M
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Spiffster
          Dan, if you've been seeing chrome UFOs, here's a hint: It's probably a hubcap thrown like a frisbee.
      GR
      • 3 Years Ago
      Seriously Fisker couldn't buy this kind of press. Now, millions of teen girls wanting to be with Justin and teen boys wanting to BE Justin will be looking up the Karma. Granted, hardly any of them will be able to afford the car, but those that can will start to line up to buy it.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am a huge Bieber fan but this is way out of control..Speeding, punching people, and acting out..this needs to stop. Just because he is famous, does not mean he should be acting immature! Maybe this is his way of coping with Selena...If you don't believe me, read it yourself, http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/2012/07/justin-bieber-cited-reckless-driving
      noevfud
      • 3 Years Ago
      What is worse is sites like this reposting the pictures the media trolls take and call it a green story because it involves a Karma. Great blogging ABG.
      2 Wheeled Menace
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well, i for one am very glad that ABG hasn't kept us in the dark about this!! Auto Bieber Green is my favorite web site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111112
      • 3 Years Ago
      Here is link Ticketfront.com you guys can get justin concerts tickets from here Do not be late guys
      BipDBo
      • 3 Years Ago
      They should confiscate the Karma and use it like one of the D.A.R.E. cars. Being an idiot doesn't pay.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I got lots of opinions...like entertainment people are waaaay overpaid and celebrities should have the right to be free of harrassment when not working or not at a celebrity gathering. So slap a 50% tax on all income over 500k and quit hounding them so they can relax occasionably. The extra taxes will pay for the extra work the police would have arresting paparazzi.
      diffrunt
      • 3 Years Ago
      lookatmelookatmelookatme! I,m rich , young, & foolish! don't fine----ground!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am a huge Bieber fan but this is way out of control..Speeding, punching people, and acting out..this needs to stop. Just because he is famous, does not mean he should be acting immature! Maybe this is his way of coping with Selena...If you don't believe me, read it yourself, http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/2012/07/justin-bieber-cited-reckless-driving
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