Justin Bieber left his poor pet monkey in a German shelter & left the country

Justin Bieber

Over the weekend (as we’ve discussed already), German authorities seized Justin Bieber’s pet monkey after he hauled the poor thing overseas on a flight from Los Angeles. Of course Bieber didn’t have the proper papers, and the capuchin monkey (which is a protected species) was quarantined in a shelter. Bieber was said to be “heartbroken” since the pet was a gift from music producer Jamal Racshid and probably made Bieber feel even more like Michael Jackson than he usually fancies himself to be. I figured that, at the very least, Bieber’s team would have attempted to get his monkey back if he was such a prized possession, but according to reports, Bieber simply shrugged his shoulders and continued on his world tour.

As such, Bieber basically abandoned his pet monkey (named Mally), who is only 14 weeks old and has no earthly idea what is going on. Poor Mally is refusing to eat (as he was taken from his mother too early, and Biebs was apparently a substitute mom) and clinging to toys while Bieber is probably living it up on private jets and guzzling Sizzurp. The Sun covers this regretful story with quotes from this video from Bild.de. Here are the details:

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Bieber, 19, and his managers have continued his world tour without contacting the animal welfare centre where the pet is caged. Bosses there said the capuchin monkey was only 14 WEEKS old and may be scarred by his ordeal.

HEARTBREAKING footage shows pet Mally clinging to cuddly toy and pop star’s pic at Munich shelter. And Bieber was slammed by top Austrian vet Kurt Grabenwoeger who said flying a baby monkey around the world was “monstrous.”

He said: “These monkeys not only need to be with their mothers for at least a year, but they should also be surrounded by their family group. They are living creatures — not celebrity accessories like a handbag. Imagine a human baby sent off on a world tour at ten weeks — would anyone allow that?”

Mally will stay at the Munich shelter at Bieber’s expense until he gets a health certificate confirming the pet is free of diseases, such as rabies.

Centre boss Karl Joachim said last night Mally refused to eat and stared miserably into space when he first arrived. He explained: “He was snatched from his mother when he was around nine weeks old. That is much too early.

“He is clearly traumatised at being taken away from his family. We could not get him to eat until we gave him the cuddly toy he was clinging to when he was delivered to us. This obviously acts as a kind of surrogate parent.

He keeps calling a lot for company — without his toy he won’t eat at all.” Bieber is unlikely to face prosecution for illegally importing the monkey, a protected species. His agent declined to comment last night.

[From The Sun]

Easy come, easy go, right? That poor monkey should have never been taken from his mother in the first place, let alone given to an irresponsible, bratty pop star who saw him merely as a status possession for five weeks, and when things got inconvenient, it was just easy to leave him in the shelter instead of dealing with the necessary procedures. I guess Bieber figures his God will forgive him for this omission too. The least Bieber could do is contact the shelter and arrange for him to go to a zoo where there are other monkeys, but this poor animal probably had no chance for a normal life anyway. The vet makes a good point about animals as “celebrity accessories,” and that trend needs to stop.

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Screencaps courtesy of Bild.de, photos courtesy of WENN

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  1. annabelle says:

    My hatred of this kid is no longer irrational.

    • Ko says:

      Completely agree with you. Before he was this annoying pop star to shake a head at. This makes me angry now. No punishment for bringing the monkey overseas, either for lack of paperwork or at least the traumatic damage it undoubtedly caused. Breaks my heart animals are considered less than worthy to people.

    • FLORC says:

      Was it ever irrational?
      Seems pretty rational to me to have strong feelings of hate towards someone who discards living creatures dependent on him (remember the pocket hamster…gerbil maybe?). Treats everyone around him like he owns them and throws a fit when he’s told no.

      My big question here is what about the alleged puppy he was going to gift to Selena, but she turned him away? I hope we never hear a story about how he not only neglected him pets, but abused them physically. I just want to slap him and his mother.

      • annabelle says:

        I used to be under the impression that he was an epic douche, but a harmless one.
        And one who is known to give to charity and be sweet to young fans. I felt those qualities made my absolute feelings of repugnance and annoyance irrational. Then. No longer.

    • Miss Jupitero says:

      Word. I am disgusted beyond words.

  2. JessV says:

    This poor monkey is going to the Netherlands now, to an organisation that deals specifically with abused, abandoned monkeys and apes. It will have a good home there.

    • Lulu.T.O. says:

      Oh good, thank you for the update.

    • JessV says:

      It’s website is:

      It will have other monkeys to play with, trees to climb etc!

    • Poink517 says:

      Thank God. That poor baby.

    • Ko says:

      This news is awesome. Thanks for the update!

    • Samtha says:

      Thank you for posting that. He’ll likely have a much better life there than he would with Bieber anyway.

      • gee says:

        I am with you. Save a few days of scary drama for the little monkey, this might have been a great thing for him. Screw Beiber.

    • Roger says:

      Thank you for this update.
      Bieber and the idiots running and supporting the Bieber-machine disgust me.

    • lucy2 says:

      Really glad to hear that, I was hoping something like that would happen.

      That turd Bieber should send them a fat donation check too.

    • insomniac says:

      Thank you! Glad the poor baby is going to have a chance at a much better life now, away from that irresponsible brat.

    • MrsB says:

      Thank goodness!!! Blessing in disguise. He will have a better life there than he ever could have with the Biebs. I wish we could outlaw some people owning pets grr.

    • Amelia says:

      Genuinely so happy at this news, I’m such a wuss, my eyes are welling up right now!
      Honestly, I’m glad the capuchin was seized. I’m even happier that Bieber didn’t attempt to get him back. Hopefully he’ll grow up to have a happy, normal, fruit-filled life :)
      The person I really want I punch in this whole debacle (besides Bieber, obviously) is the piece of scum who sold the capuchin to the music producer in the first place.
      Who the HELL is breeding these endangered species and selling them off as infants to the highest bidder?! I really hope the WWF or EPA track that bastard down and prosecute them.

    • Miss Jupitero says:

      This is something at least. I think Beiber should be prosecuted for animal cruelty though.

    • Sarcasmo says:

      Oh good! That little face and his stuffy just brought me to tears.

      Bieber is an ASS. HOLE.

      • Hakura says:

        Yeah. As soon as I saw the picture of the poor little guy/girl clinging desperately to their stuffed animal for comfort… Was clinging to Justin’s picture! Ugh. I actually cried.

      • Lulu.T.O. says:

        Oh my gosh, add me to list of cryers. Thank goodness he had his stuffty to comfort him.

    • sarah says:

      That is so great. I hope the poor lil’ guy isn’t too traumatized.

    • Liv says:

      German tv said yesterday that this breed usually spends the first year on top of or with the mother. Bieber’s monkey is 14 weeks old. So heartbreaking.

      I really hate him. What a arrogant and disrespectful little bastard.

    • Nudgie says:

      Thank God Justin is going there – what will happen to the monkey???

    • Meerkat says:

      Bieber is a rubbish little twerp. I cannot imagine the mind set involved in giving baby monkeys as a “gift” to somebody who clearly has not the remotest idea how the real world works and whom you would not trust to look after an old pair of shoes. These people are despicable – all façade, no depth.
      I hope you are right and this monkey is now being looked after properly. They are not toys to be used as accessories by stupid little wankers.

    • bowers says:

      So glad. This guy shouldn’t be allowed to have a pet.

    • Catlady says:

      There is NO article that validates this claim. There is a sanctuary that has spoken out about the monkey, but no plans are in place for a sanctuary to take it. Bieber has 4 weeks to claim the monkey.

    • Catlady says:

      Again, the monkey is not being placed in a sanctuary at this time. More here: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/celebrity/german-authorities-seize-justin-biebers-1812787

  3. gabriella says:

    awww the poor monkey! ughhh this kid is such an ass-hat.

  4. Suzy from Ontario says:

    Breaks my heart. Poor little guy is probably terrified and confused and traumitized. I hope he can be placed in a monkey rescue facility where he can be with other monkeys in more of a natural environment. Bieber makes me sick and I hate people who use animals as accessories – be it monkeys or dogs or whatever. They are not purses or toys they are creatures with needs and feelings. Plus wild creatures like monkeys should not be pets.

    • Hakura says:

      Amen. I was just stunned that you can even *have* that sort of creature (let *alone* an endangered species) as a pet legally.

  5. lola lola says:

    What a dirt bag

  6. aims says:

    He’s a jackass. Shameful.

  7. TiredFiredTeacher says:

    I feel so badly for this poor baby monkey…I am thankful Mally is now in caring and responsible hands.

    F*ck you Justin Bieber. You are a walking piece of sh*t.

  8. Lulu.T.O. says:

    Oh, my heart breaks for that poor little baby. Thank God he seems to be in good hands. F*ck that asswipe for his cruelty!

  9. Lizzie K says:

    I wish someone would seize bieber and quarantine him overseas until a health official certifies him as free of diseases, such as brattiness, a**holedness, doucheness, and jerkiness.

  10. Kaye says:

    No need to get upset, people!! Remember: everything he does is god’s will and/or because is he heartbroken over Selena leaving him–NOTHING is his fault!!!

  11. marie says:

    that poor monkey. gah, what a d-ckhole.

  12. Mia 4S says:

    I now wish this kid nothing but the worst. He’s a selfish, foolish brat who brought harm to an innocent creature. Reprehensible!

    • FLORC says:

      Don’t worry. His time is coming. Soon his fans will move onto the next pop singer and he will be left in the cold struggling to stay relevant. At first I hoped he would just go away, but knowing how he just doesn’t care about anything or anyone besides himself, I hope this kid goes down hard. He will only be remembered as a joke and the pos that he is.

  13. Relli says:

    that is so sad, poor little guy.

  14. Samtha says:

    It’s not surprising after the way he gave his hamster away to some random fan. He obviously values himself and nothing else. Utterly disgusting.

  15. MollyB says:

    How horrible. Monkeys aren’t like puppies or kittens that can be weaned and taken from their mothers after a few months. They are social, family creatures that need to be with their mothers/other monkeys FOR LIFE. They are NOT pets and anyone who keeps them as a pet is an horrible person.

    • Marie Antoinette Jr. says:


      ANYONE who keeps a wild animal as a pet should be met with contempt. They are all losers and should be treated as such.

  16. Palermo says:

    Thank God the monkey was taken away from this moron.

  17. scarlett says:

    This really makes me despise this selfish brat even more.

  18. Dorothy says:

    Now if Beiber would just go to some foreign agency so they could finishing raising him!

  19. JC says:

    This little bitch. I am so ready for him to be over.

  20. Lolly says:

    A few years from now when Bieber’s fans are all grown up & he’s a washed up dbag living in some shithole apartment in nowhereville he’ll be wishing he had Mally’s life. Thank god she’s going to a shelter.

  21. paranormalgirl says:

    and I STILL can’t with this kid.

  22. MellyBee says:

    I guess I am just adding to whatever is already being said, but no wild creature should ever, EVER live as a human plaything!!!! There are other celebrities, such as Mike Tyson and a few choice others, that have tigers, and that is heinous as well.

    I am deeply afraid of snakes, but they too deserve to live their lives in a natural habitat, and not some tiny cage.

    Shame on Justin, and even more shame on the producer that gave the monkey to him! That’s two people who think that these creatures are beneath them and their enormous egos.

    As harsh as it sounds, we would be so much better off without most human beings, ESPECIALLY idiots like these.

    • Hakura says:

      I just don’t understand how having wild animals like that can be legal! Being allowed to own an endangered species, or a tiger, for God’s sake. Where is the law?

  23. Annie2 says:

    What a shock. So this piece of crap kid has no responsibility for himself or others. Another great contribution to society

  24. mel says:

    He is such a waste of skin. I can’t stand this kid. Gah

  25. PinkG says:

    K-Trash and Mercy – Part 2.

  26. Sarcasmo says:

    That poor little sweet baby! He needs his mama. If they give that Toddler Douche this baby monkey, I hope they all burn in hell.

  27. Madpoe says:

    Did Michael Jackson ever kick baby Bubbles to the curb? Truly is a blessing in disguise for this monkey, the animal, not Beiber, I’m mean….

    • tmbg says:

      I think MJ kept Bubbles, but as Bubbles matured, he became aggressive and was sent to a sanctuary. I think he’s still alive because I saw a video on him awhile ago.

      At least MJ had respect for animals.

  28. Kelly says:

    Whoa, this makes me sick. Kharma is a bitch, I hope. That poor thing. This is going to really backfire on that idiot. Little girl fans can get weepy over little animals.

    • Hakura says:

      Ooooo, good point! I really hope you’re right! If anything (other than maturing beyond their preteens) could get them out of their adoration of JB, it’s this.

  29. Cathy says:

    I’ve never had any use for that creepy little b@st@rd and now I have even less use for him. He is a waste of oxygen. Poor little monkey.

  30. KellyinSeattle says:

    Like I said, he’s too selfish to share his diapers with Mally.

  31. elceibeno08 says:

    Bedhead, if you decide to boycott Kim Kardashian –for neglecting her kitten Mercy to death, and Justin Bieber for not having Mally’s paperwork in order, SIGN ME UP! It is time these celebrities learn not to treat living organisms like a dirty kleenex.

  32. Tiffany :) says:

    I knew this was going to be a sad story, but reading it made me REALLY sad. How awful, the poor thing!

  33. Val says:

    Justin Bieber sucks. The end.

  34. sasha says:

    Loathesome little idiot.

    Btw, how come this place isn’t flooded with Beliebers passionately defending their bediapered idol? Are they weeded out before they can comment?

    If so, good!

  35. Mary says:

    Before I thought this kid was just an idiot now I think he’s a cruel stupid idiot

  36. Jane says:

    Justin is a poor excuse for a human being. He is a spoiled little brat who seriously needs to have literally everything taken away from him. All the money in the world cannot buy the one thing he needs-humanity. Any girl who fawns and screams over him needs to have her head examined.

  37. Ginger says:

    How disgusting! His karma will catch up with him soon enough. That poor little monkey should be placed with other monkeys ASAP. I’m not an expert on the species so I hope that’s possible before he’s too traumatized the poor baby. I’ve met capuchin monkeys before and they are so cool and smart.

    • Hakura says:

      Someone upthread said that Mally was sent to a really nice monkey-rescue facility, where he/she can interact with others properly in enclosures that suit their natural habitat. =D

  38. DeltaJuliet says:

    Well this just melted my cold black heart. Screw you Bieber, you selfish little shit.

    • JL says:


      Something about that little tiny monkey being abandoned and left for dead is beyond belief.

      How did he know they wouldn’t put him down?

      • DeltaJuliet says:

        He probably didn’t think about it one way or the other. Which is what makes it even worse. Little brat.

  39. JL says:

    This infuriates me beyond belief. I’m telling you I’m 1st in line to bust this kids ass old school whipping style and then slap the ever living shit out of his so called mother.

    You take care of children, old people and animals – period. You got that you Stupid little MOFO?

    I hope that was clear enough.

    Beiber has finally realized what we all knew.

    No One wants to spank his monkey!

    Poor Little fellow (the monkey), I bet he’s scared. (fuming again) He’ll be much better off with someone who will care for him properly.

    I wish to GOD they’d kept Beibers sorry, irresponsible, arrogant, useless and trifling ass over there – but then Germany would declare war….

    • Hakura says:

      @JL – “Beiber has finally realized what we all knew.
      No One wants to spank his monkey!

      Oh God, LMAO, that was just brilliant. I vote it as comment of the day xD

  40. Str8Shooter says:

    Poor little thing. Must be terrified, thankfully it sounds like he will be OK now.

    As for this little twerp, I can not WAIT til his crummy little 15 minutes are up.

  41. JL says:

    God made me famous.

    Little dude, watch out, i assure you even God is pissed at this.

    • Hakura says:

      Now that I think about it, his belief that “God” made him famous… & his ridiculous all white outfits & entrance to the stage from above, with ‘speaker’ wings… Are probably connected.

      Doesn’t get much worse than that. Even Kanye (narcissistic asshole extraordinaire) & all his ‘I’m a God’ album title BS, hasn’t topped this. (yet).

  42. hopperlea says:

    Bieber is a disgusting little twat. He is just an overrated poser, who I hope will fade away like the rest of the non-talented pop stars.

    I cannot stand animal abusers!

  43. sparkle.burnout says:

    This is morally reprehensible, what a horrible human being.

  44. judyjudy says:

    Can Mally be reintroduced to a new monkey family? Surely the can find him a surrogate.

  45. Style Spy says:

    What an a-hole!

    Seriously, you can tell A LOT about a person by the way they treat animals and this jerk has proven time and again that he is a self centred, spoilt brat who treats everyone like they are disposable.

    Let the melt down begin.

  46. TheOneAndOnly says:

    Agree with everyone; but as long as the talk shows invite him on and the general media (USA Today and others) take a vow of silence on this type of behavior, and parents continue footing the hundreds of dollars in ticket prices, his douchery and selfishness will continue. And that’s our “entertainment” industry.

    • FLORC says:

      Just wait until the next young male pop star comes along. Then the ticket sales will dry up. He will have spent his days doing drugs without furthering his education and be in a state of arrested development when he’s in his late 20′s early 30′s.

      • Michelle says:


        I used to think he is a harmless douche, but now I can’t wait for karma to kick in.

      • Hakura says:

        One thing that truly pisses me off is that even if he falls into obscurity, he probably has enough money to do whatever he pleases for the rest of his life, without needing a job.

  47. skuddles says:

    What an irresponsible little creep! This breaks my heart – and makes me want to bust Bieber’s balls!

  48. Sam says:

    This bugs me more than usual. I have a client who has severe disabilities that make it hard for him to move around. He has a service capuchin that helps him out. The monkey is wonderfully trained and makes his life better. But they are intensely social and creative creatures. Their human caretakers invest a lot of time and energy in caring for them and they build real relationships with them. They are a lot like people. Seeing Bieber keep one solely as a pet and then just cast it off is infuriating. They feel fear, anxiety, and the full range of emotions humans feel. Treating one like a piece of chattel insults them (and also all the humans who actually love and care for their companion monkeys).

    • Hakura says:

      I know they can be priceless allies to people in need, like you mentioned, But I’m always torn about it.

      Should these monkeys be used as service animals? Is that fair to them, not being in a family group as they would naturally, instead being used as a tool?

      I just never can figure out my feelings on the issue.

      • Sam says:

        With all due respect, your comment doesn’t sound like you have a lot of firsthand experience with service animals. The animals are integrated into the family and trust me, they are among the most well-treated animals on the planet. A disabled person needs this animal to help them live – why on Earth would they mistreat it? The monkey I saw wasn’t a slave – he helps scratch an itch if my client has one, picks up small objects and does other small tasks. The rest of the time, he’s lounging or playing with the family. (Seriously, think about being itchy and having no way to get any relief. It’s apparantly far worse than most people can imagine).

  49. Diana says:

    Oh God, this is just so sad, poor little animal. Bieber just reached my shit list. What an @ssh*le!

    • Hakura says:

      Not unlike his arrival to his own concerts recently, his appearance on your sh*t list is a little late xD

      We’ve all known the depths of his douchebaggery would reach new heights eventually. The other shoe (an ugly ass bastardization of high-tops) will drop.

  50. menlisa says:

    What a moronic a**hole!!
    There’s a special place in hell for him and Kim K.

  51. Kathryn says:

    Absolutely disgusting. My heart is breaking for that little monkey! Beiber has reached a new low…a**hole!!

  52. Kathryn says:

    Absolutely disgusting. My heart is breaking for that little monkey! Beiber has reached a new low…a**hole!

  53. Flan says:

    I don’t know much about monkeys, but that is clearly a baby and should not have been taken from its mother.

    And especially not been dragged around the world.

    The Germans will love this; first he arrives way too late on his concert that thousands paid for and now they have to take care of his monkey. Seems like a bizarre comedy.

  54. jennymo says:

    multimillionaire buys an endangered species, kicks it to the curb, and now a non-profit organization that struggles to finance itself has to step in? when this idiot has all the money in the world to make sure the animal is cared for? i’m very happy that this creature has a place to go, but if rich assholes stopped buying these animals as entertainment charities wouldn’t have to waste resources on discarded pets.

  55. Gina says:

    I’m seriously praying that Mally is adopted by a reputable zoo in Germany and that he lives his life out with others of his kind. Can you imagine a baby being taken from his mother at nine weeks? Disturbing..

    • Jane says:

      It is disturbing. “Poor monkey my a$$. The little darling is much better off without Justin who used it as an accessory. It will be loved in a new home with proper care and food.

  56. DanaG says:

    Bieber should be banned from having any pets he seems more then happy to throw them away when he get’s bored. Why else would he abandon the little monkey I don’t think he did it for the monkey he is just a lazy little no talent bratt. Let’s hope he doesn’t get any more pets! He needs to grow up his mother should be so proud of the douche he is. Also the idiot who bought it and the one who sold it should be looked at. It’s a protected species for a reason.

  57. Asdfg says:

    No way he is 19! Maybe 17? A mature adult would know better to adopt a monkey as a pet!

  58. Ruyana says:

    Don’t forget the idiot who purchased the baby animal and said to himself, “Gee, this would be a great present for the Biebs”. He’s got Lil Twist wrecking his cars, and some other “roomie” who likes to hold ragers. Does he have anyone (including himself) who has any sense at all?

    BTW, the picture of him above, where he’s pinching a fold of the cloth of his diaper pants. Is he looking for a penis?

  59. Lexi says:

    This makes me soo sad :( that poor little monkey, i feel sooo bad for him :( he never should’ve been taken away from his mom/family

  60. SydneySpy says:

    I say we vote to have this self-entitled little tosser quarantined.

  61. Shoe_Lover says:

    I have never ever wanted to punch anyone more than i want to punch this useless little twerp. i mean EVER and i work with some horrible people

  62. tmbg says:

    I feel like I’m in the 90s again watching Vanilla Ice, because that’s who this dolt looks like.

    It’s such a relief that America didn’t produce this one. We’re responsible for so many douchebags that it’s nice that we didn’t create Leave It to Bieber.

    The monkey is much better off now and will get the care it needs. Bieber would have just kept it locked in a cage without any love.

  63. Rachey says:

    I dispise this little weasel. How are the brain washed prepubescent beliebers going to defend this douche bag move? At least donate the poor baby monkey to a rescue or zoo, or pay for better care.

    There is no excuse for this child’s behavior. He is so self absorbed and with all of his recent antics he will probably kill or seriously injure someone within the next year.

    My 5-yr old loves the “baby” song from a few years back, and we have the CD, but I’m thinking its time for it to get “lost”. I can’t listen to it without getting nauseous.

    • Rachey says:

      Lets lock his scrawny ass up with only a stuffed animal and a pic of himself and leave him in Germany. Problem solved.

  64. Catlady says:

    As much as I despise Bieber, let’s be fair here. The monkey was a gift, so much of the blame lies on the idiot that thought it was OK to snatch a baby monkey away from it’s mother so it could be given as a present to someone that had no experience with monkeys and may not have even wanted it. They broke the cardinal rule that you never give live animals as surprise gifts.
    Second, Bieber couldn’t take the monkey then even if he wanted to as it had to remain in quarantine. We also need to consider that it is highly likely that Bieber does not make his own travel arrangements. That is up to staff and it is their fault that they were too stupid to dot the i’s and cross the t’s when it came to making the appropriate travel arrangements for the monkey and ensure that all necessary paperwork was taken care of.
    The reality is that, if reports are correct,this was a blessing in disguise for this little monkey. Going to a good sanctuary is a much better outcome for this baby than spending it’s life on the road with a spoiled brat.

  65. Poppy says:

    In that first picture he looks like he’s just lost the battle to make it to a toilet in time.

    He’s a fucktard.

  66. Laura says:

    I didn’t think this story would be so awful! I was crying while reading it and feeling hate against Bieber, how can anyone be so cruel, ignorant and egotistical? The poor little monkey is just a baby, and even if it wasn’t people like JB shouldn’t be able to purchase (or get them as presents), they should be in their natural habitat or properly cared for in a fixed environment , not sent like luggage around the world. Oh, how I hate this guy!