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Justin Bieber Detained And Grilled For Hours At LAX

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Justin Bieber performs live in New York in August of 2013 (Photo by via the Getty Images)
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Don't get your hopes up—Justin Bieber didn't get deported on Thursday when he got detained coming into LAX.

The 20-year-old Canadian singer was questioned by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials when he arrived at the airport around 1 p.m. from a trip to Japan, according to the L.A. Times. Since the Biebs has had some trouble with the law recently, the U.S. Customs questioning was part of a routine procedure aimed at folks who have open criminal cases. He was released after almost four hours of getting the third-degree. And no, he wasn't arrested or deported.

Bieber's recent run-ins with the law include his arrest in January in Miami for DUI charges and resisting arrest. He turned himself in to the Toronto police that same month over assault allegations. And there's a pending criminal investigation against the singer for allegedly egging a neighbor's house in Calabasas.

The "Boyfriend" singer seemed unfazed by the situation at LAX though. He tweeted:

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