Photographer Run Over By Justin Bieber Has A Message For Him

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The injured photographer who was mowed down by Justin Bieber’s truck has an upliftingly forgiving attitude.

57-year-old Maurice Lamont had been papping pics of Justin leaving a Beverley Hills church service when the 23-year-old popstar accidently knocked into him.

In all fairness to Justin, he immediately exited his vehicle to look after Maurice until emergency services could get to him.

WOW WHAT A WAY TO BRING IN MY BIRTHDAY! SHOTGETTER POWER! I WISH BIEBER WAS STILL ON TOUR!!

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Thankfully, Maurice’s injuries are not life threatening and he is now recovering in hospital.

The photographer even took the time to absolve Justin Bieber of any guilt, uploading a video from his hospital bed where he described the young singer as being ‘compassionate’ after the accident.

Just as he was about to get x-rays taken, Maurice, who also goes by the nickname Shotgetter, recorded the following message for his Instagram followers:

Hour before my birthday hits, I get ran over by Justin Bieber. Isn’t that something?

He’s a good kid though. I think the truck was a little bit too big for him though, because there’s no way he could see over the front. It was the slope it was on.

But, like I said, he got out, he was compassionate. He’s a good kid, accidents happen. Hopefully, everything works out here.

Here’s hoping that merciful Maurice has a full recovery and that his next birthday is less eventful…


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Julia Banim

Jules studied English Literature with Creative Writing at Lancaster University before earning her masters in International Relations at Leiden University in The Netherlands (Hoi!). She then trained as a journalist through News Associates in Manchester. Jules has previously worked as a mental health blogger, copywriter and freelancer for various publications. When not Lad-ing about, she enjoys cooking, reading and trying not to fall over in Yoga.