Justin Bieber - a rebel without a cause?
The Canadian superstar seems to be going through a James Dean phase.
On Saturday, the 20-year-old posted a black and white photo of himself emulating the late actor, complete with a cigarette planted between his lips.
"This is James Dean inspired. Don't ask me if I smoke ciggys cuz I don't," he captioned the photo.
The Biebs' pic mirrors one of James' most iconic photos, in which he's seen in a white T-shirt, with a cigarette and similar hairstyle in the 1955 movie "Rebel Without a Cause."
-- Erin O'Sullivan
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