Justin Bieber's Jail Videos Will Be Released Today (Without Showing His Penis)
This is not usually what we mean when we talk about a hotly anticipated video premiere featuring a pop star, but surveillance video of Justin Bieber being held inside a Miami Beach police station will be made public today.
Though "sensitive" parts have been edited out, which means, presumably, the Bieber peen will not be making its public debut. For now anyway.
The videos became public record under Florida law once Bieber's defense team asked to review them. Miami Beach Police had previously released a small snippet of the footage, but then Bieber's defense team tried to have them blocked.
Numerous media outlets, including the Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, CNN, and the Associated Press lawyered up and asked a Miami-Dade judge to release the footage.
Today, about 10 hours of that footage will be released. Some sensitive portions will be withheld, including video of Bieber's urinating into a cup for a drug test.
The judge will hold another hearing on March 4 to discuss the fate of that footage.
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