Bieber: latest child star battling (very public) fall
Los Angeles (AFP) -
Justin Bieber is the latest in a long line of troubled former child stars to veer off the rails. The question now is can those around him save the teen from a complete train wreck? And if so, how? Related Stories
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A spell in rehab? A tough-love crackdown by his management or family? It remains to be seen if the latest brushes with the law will prove a wake-up call for the 19-year-old Canadian heartthrob.
"You have a teenager with unlimited funds, unlimited fame, and very limited mentorship/parenting," said former prosecutor Michael Grieco, who is also a city commissioner in Miami Beach, where Bieber was arrested last week.