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Justin Bieber was spotted in harem pants (the tapered at the ankles, drop at the crotch kind) last night while locked outside of Selena Gomez's house (faulty gate, supposedly). While Bieb's sartorial choice does speed the onset of the imminent harem pant revival, the picture also proves the saying we just made up: "No matter how insanely neato the car your is, or how pink your shoes are, if you're wearing anything that could be a cousin or closer to the diaper, you look so silly." There are a couple exceptions: Psy and MC Hammer. [The Cut]