British comedian Roy 'chubby' Brown has been fined after he was caught reading a newspaper while driving his car.

The 69-year-old funnyman was caught on camera flicking through a U.K. tabloid while driving his Lexus on a road in North Yorkshire, England in May (14).

Brown, real name Royston Vasey, was handed a $51 (£30) penalty during a hearing at Northallerton Magistrates' Court in England on Wednesday (20Aug14). He was also given four points on his driving licence and ordered to pay $68 (£40) in costs and a victim surcharge of $34 (£20).