Justin Bieber faces Munich monkey bill

POP star Justin Bieber will have to pay the bill for his monkey’s two month stay at a Munich animal shelter.

The capuchin, Mally. Picture: AP

The cost of care, food and vet visits for capuchin monkey Mally is several thousand euros, a spokesman for Munich’s customs office says.

Thomas Meister says Bieber has until midnight to claim the monkey seized by authorities on March 28 when the singer failed to produce its papers after landing in Munich on tour.

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The shelter says his management company has asked that the 20-week-old monkey be placed in a zoo.

The Canadian singer faces a big bill for his pet monkey. Picture: AP

But customs has yet to receive a formal request for that from Bieber or an authorised representative.


• Bieber forced to leave monkey in quarantine (30 Mar)

• Star appears to have ‘abandoned’ Mally (14 May)