MIAMI (Reuters) - Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty in absentia on Wednesday to lesser charges to resolve a criminal case brought against him after police say he was caught drag racing on Miami Beach in January.
The agreement with prosecutors requires the Canadian singer to attend a 12-hour anger-management class, watch online videos about tragic drunken driving cases and donate $50,000 to a children's charity.
As part of the deal, Bieber, 20, pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting an officer without violence. In return, the state dropped a driving under the influence charge.
(Reporting by Zachary Fagenson; Writing by David Adams; Editing by Sandra Maler)