Bieber Gets Big Bill for Pet Primate

    FILE - In this April 2, 2013 file picture Capuchin monkey 'Mally" sits on the head of an employee in an animal  shelter in Munich, Germany. German officials say Justin Bieber will have to pay the bill for his monkey’s two month stay at a Munich animal shelter. A spokesman for Munich’s customs office says the cost of care, food and vet visits for  Mally is several thousand euros (dollars).That’s, of course, what you might call “chimp change” for the global superstar. Customs spokesman Thomas Meister says Bieber has until midnight Friday May 17, 2013  to claim the monkey seized by authorities March 28 when the singer failed to produce its papers after landing in Munich on tour. Bieber’s management company has asked the shelter to place the 20-week-old monkey in a zoo but hasn’t talked with customs. If not claimed, Mally becomes German government property and will likely go to a zoo in any case.  (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader,File)

    Bieber's Capuchin monkey 'Mally' in Munich on April 2. (Matthias Schrader/AP)

    Justin Bieber's monkey is hogging the spotlight from him again. Mally, his pet capuchin monkey, was seized in Munich on March 28 when Bieber's private jet flew in for a tour stop without proper paperwork for his pet. Mally, reportedly a gift for Bieber's 19th birthday, is only 20 weeks old but will be costing Bieber over ten times that number. The shelter where Mally has been staying is reportedly charging Bieber several thousand dollars for the primate's food, care, and vet bills. Bieber had until midnight to claim his pet. Whether he did is anyone's guess.

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