Justin Bieber opened up to V Magazine about his upcoming adulthood (he’s turning 18) and how he’s focused on maintaining his clean image. So don’t expect him to let loose and show some inner dirty side like we’ve seen so many young artists do. (Miley, Britney, etc….)
“People need to know I’m not a kid anymore. I’m still learning. I’m not going to try to conform to what people want me to be or go out there and start partying, have people see me with alcohol. I want to do it at my own pace,” Bieber, who turns 18 on March 1, says. “I don’t want to start singing about things like sex, drugs and swearing. I’m into love, and maybe I’ll get more into making love when I’m older. But I want to be someone who is respected by everybody.”
“I want to be successful and be great at what I do. But eventually, I want to become the best at what I do. I want to be better than anybody who’s ever done it. And in order to do that, I need to strive to be the best, be good to people and treat people with respect, and work as hard as I can. Because for me, I work so hard and this consumes my life — it’s not worth it if I’m not the best.”
“When I was coming up, trying to get to where I am now, people were so happy for me. They were rooting for me. Now that I’m on top, everyone wants to bring me down. Everyone’s trying to tug at me and take my spot. A lot of people say they hate Justin Bieber who haven’t even listened to my music. They just hate the idea of me.”
What a true statement. I hear the hate for Bieber almost as much as I hear the love. Perhaps if they gave him two songs worth of a listen, their tune would change.
Rock on Bieber…. WE LOVE YOU.
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