February 12, 2016 | Updated at 08:48 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Bieber Alleged Drug Photos Smoking Pot at Newport Beach Party Stir Controversy

Justin Bieber was pictured at a party in a Newport Beach hotel on January 2 holding what appears to be a marijuana joint.

By EnStarz Staff Writer, EnStars on Jan 05, 2013 11:08 PM EST
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Justin Bieber attends the 3rd annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at NYU Paulson Auditorium in New York April 27, 2012.
Justin Bieber attends the 3rd annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at NYU Paulson Auditorium in New York April 27, 2012. (Photo : Reuters)

Justin Bieber was pictured at a party in a Newport Beach hotel on January 2 holding what appears to be a marijuana joint.

The pictures were published on celebrities' site TMZ.com on Friday with the site reporting that there was "a lot" of pot smoke in the party. (See the pictures here)

Bieber has not commented directly on the photos but a series of tweets posted on Saturday made his fans believe he may be aware of the new scandal.

"Everyday growing and learning. Trying to be better," Bieber Tweeted on Saturday.

"Back on tour tomorrow...ready to see u all smile. time to do what im supposed to be doing, performing," his next tweet said.

"I see all of u..i hear all of u. I never want to let any of you down. i love u. and..thank u!" he added.

"Like i said...2013...new challenges, new doubters...Im ready...We are ready...see u all tomorrow and everyday after that," he added.

The photos are specially sensitive because Bieber has a huge fan base of teenagers and younger children.

After the images surfaced online, people stormed Twitter with criticism.

"Justin Bieber is a bad role model," one user on Twitter wrote.

"But mom Justin Bieber smokes weed," another wrote. 

TMZ reports that Bieber was with his friend Lil Twist at the party and that a girl that was not Selena Gomez "crashed in the hotel room with Justin."

Bieber and Gomez reportedly vacationed together in Mexico days before New Year's Eve but the trip ended with a figh and a fresh split. An insider said the pair fought in Mexico on Dec. 30 and broke up.

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Tagged :   Justin Bieber
  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Phaedra Parks

Phaedra Parks Spills Hot Tea About 'RHOA' Co-Star Kenya Moore

Phaedra Parks' news about her Bravo 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' co-star Kenya Moore is definitely shocking.

Ciara

Ciara Gets Real About Struggle With Abstinence & Russell Wilson 'I'm Human'

Ciara has a candid update on how she and Russell Wilson are doing with their journey of celibacy.

Bill Pullman

Bill Pullman Dishes About His Character 'Living A Quiet Life' In 'Independence Day: Resurgence'

In a recent interview, Bill Pullman and Sela Ward, dished about working on 'Independence Day: Resurgence.'

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams Calls Claudia Jordan's Bluff On 'The Next 15', Will They Get Physical?

Jennifer Williams and Claudia Jordan can't seem to bury their drama. But does it go too far?

The Kardashians

Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom Make First Public Appearance Together, Kris Jenner Is All For A 'Happy Ending'

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom seem to be back on track for another round of their romance.

Adam Lind

'Teen Mom 2' Adam Lind Enters Season Seven As A Single Man?

Adam Lind has spoken out on Instagram after splitting from girlfriend Stasia Huber.

Jeremy Calvert & Brooke Wehr

'Teen Mom 2' Season Seven Premiere Announced, Jeremy Calvert Shares New Selfie

Jeremy Calvert and his girlfriend, Brooke Wehr, are ready for their 'Teen Mom 2' season seven debut.

Chris Brown

Chris Brown Faces More Assault Drama

Chris Brown might be in court for assault again.

'Criminal Minds'

BAU To Investigate An 'UnSub Being Invited Into Victims' Homes' In Season 11 Of 'Criminal Minds'

The synopsis and preview for the upcoming episode of season 11 of 'Criminal Minds' revealed.

Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon & Stevie J Have Lots To Say About Mariah Carey Drama

Nick Cannon and Stevie J have both spoken out after they allegedly almost got into a fight over Mariah Carey.

Real Time Analytics