May 20th, 2010
04:26 PM ET
You don’t mess with the Bieber.
After a bit of dust-up earlier this week because the pint-sized pop star garnered a BET Award for Best New Artist, he took to twitter, saying that “music is color blind.”
Now he’s got another defender, Sean Diddy Combs.
The hip-hop mogul says that the awards are important to hip-hop because it shows artists in the “right light.”
“But the beauty of BET is," he added, "if Justin Bieber’s hot, then he deserves to be on that stage. Sometimes, at other award shows, the color of your skin or the type of music you make takes away from getting the accolade you deserve.”
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