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Justin Bieber reacts to photographer death

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Justin Bieber says something has to be done to protect both celebrities - and the people who get paid big bucks to take pictures of them.

The singer has issued a statement in the wake of the death of a photographer who died after getting shots of The Beeb's white Ferrari on a Los Angeles street. The photographer was struck by a car as he crossed a busy boulevard after taking the photos.

In his statement, Bieber says his prayers are with the family of the man who died. But he says he hopes the tragedy will "finally inspire meaningful legislation" to protect those who end up in harm's way when photographers go after shots of celebrities.

He says not only does that include the celebrities and photographers, but also police and innocent bystanders.

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