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Justin Bieber's Ferrari

Lil Twist Was Driving

When Photog Died

1/2/2013 7:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0102_lil_twist_justin_bieber_instagram_articleRapper Lil Twist was driving Justin Bieber's Ferrari when it was pulled over Tuesday night ... moments before a paparazzo was hit by another car and killed -- TMZ has learned.

According to sources, 19-year-old Lil Twist was hanging with Bieber at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills on Tuesday afternoon ... when, for some reason, he left in the white Ferrari without Justin.



Multiple sources tell us Twist -- who is a Lil Wayne protege -- and Biebs have been hanging out and partying together for several weeks now.

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They even celebrated New Year's Eve together in Mexico ... where they're both of legal drinking age.

A rep for Lil Twist tells us the rapper did not see the accident happen ... and sends his thoughts and prayers to the family of the photographer.

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31.

DeeMaree    

If JB wasn't even in the car, then it seems this photog lost his life to photograph a singer's car. And parking on the freeways here is illegal unless you are broken down and even then non-moving cars get hit by other cars or run over by semis, and people get injured or die all the time. So if the story is true, he left his vehicle endangering others, crossed the freeway on foot-have you ever been driving 70 mph and see a PERSON in the road, omg you heart stops, everyone slams brakes, some abruptly changes lanes, so crossing the freeway on foot could have caused accidents; then he snaps away ignoring the police telling him to move on. I have cops in my family and if someone approached in that situation, one command would be given, if person didn't leave immediately; they would find themselves in cuffs. A cop never knows if person approaching has a gun, is friend or foe to person that is pulled over. So this photog broke all the rules-don't know about laws in Ca, maybe people are allowed to wander around the freeways-but after photog did all that then he crossed in front of a vehicle that killed him. How do you drive again after you have killed someone with your car even if not your fault. Whoever it was is a victim of the paparazzi too and I would think that whomever the photog worked for could be held liable by the pap's family as well as this poor person who hit him. I'm sure this paparazzo was a good guy. But he made ALL the choices here, put alot of people at risk, and unfortunately it cost him his life. Tough penalty for sure but HE CHOSE the way this happened. My sympathies to his family.

638 days ago
32.

madman-stephan    

But, how's this story related to Kim K's pregnancy? I'm confused....

638 days ago
33.

zolja    

Is there anything in the world more disgusting than Justin Bieber???

638 days ago
34.

MaineOh!    

Sad to say, but these type of things happen when you chase a person down for pics just so u can sell them to the websites and say Justin was smoking!!! Almost a reverse Princess Di affect.

638 days ago
35.

Rocco    

Who loans their Ferrari to anyone, let alone some rap kid named Little Twist? #biebsodumb

638 days ago
36.

Greg    

What the hell is a "Lil Twist"?

638 days ago
37.

shelby    

How does this involve Justin Bieber me wasn't driving and he wasn't smoking it was only his car then why does mz says crap that isn't even true he wasn't smoking nothimg he is not that kind if person!

638 days ago
38.

cjs    

We ALL know that Biber has been passed around like a girl at Thug parties.

638 days ago
39.

Winter    

How is any of this Justin Bieber or Lil Twist's fault...the pap was killed by another car, and his death was just another example that these individuals have no regard for even their own life in the interest of capturing a celeb photo.

638 days ago
40.

futuregamer    

Piece dog.... Or bunny ears

638 days ago
41.

blue_1990    

yaay
Finally
he Came out of the closet ^_^

638 days ago
42.

Kath1    

all these pompous rich jerks make me ill ! They all think they are so cool and instead they just look like
horses butts! ****y little snots ! and that's the nice version

638 days ago
43.

Sheesh    

I gotta say I have never listened to one of Beaver's songs.....what am I missing??? lol

638 days ago
44.

PokerStar    

I hope Justin doesn't go down the drug route. Must be hard when you have enough money to buy whatever you wanted in life. Just look at some of the "older" celebrities lives and see how well they turned out, lol.

Keep your head on straight kid, not worth it.

638 days ago
45.

blammo13    

Dumb ass paparazzi should know better than to be playing in traffic. Nobody's fault but that dork with the camera.

638 days ago
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