LONDON:  Justin Bieber shared a photo of himself standing next to a tattoo of his image on a drug dealer’s body.

The 19-year-old pop sensation has been embroiled in controversy within the past year and it is widely speculated he has been smoking marijuana.

TMZ reports that Justin posted an Instagram photo of himself with “self-described celebrity weed dealer” Milk Tyson early Friday morning taken at the star’s Calabasas, California mansion. The picture sees Justin happily pointing at cartoonish version of image himself in a colourful inking on Milk’s arm.

According to the website after Justin posted this photo he “almost instantly” removed it from the social media site.–BE