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Justin Bieber's Reckless Freeway Driving Prompted Ten 9-1-1 Calls

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Justin Bieber's reckless driving on the freeway apparently terrorized Angelenos who called in to report the young heartthrob to authorities.Yesterday, the Biebs was cited for speedy, reckless driving on the 101 Freeway in the Valley reportedly because he was being chased by paparazzi. Before he was pulled over by the CHP, a total of ten drivers called 9-1-1 and reported that he was speeding and bobbing in and out of traffic, according to TMZ.

One of those drivers was L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine, a former LAPD cop who proposed the "Britney Spears law" to protect stars from aggressive paps. He estimated that Bieber was traveling faster than 100 mph, but Bieber's reps told TMZ that he was only cited for going 80 mph (which is still preeeeeetty fast given typical traffic on the 101).

Zine says the singer should have just slowed down and pulled off the freeway. He told the Los Angeles Times that driving fast to lose the paparazzi is no excuse: "Any time you do 90, the paparazzi are going to go 90."

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