Bieber fights back against 'countless lies'
March 14th, 2013
05:12 PM ET

Bieber fights back against 'countless lies'

Justin Bieber's endlessly chronicled mishaps - from his birthday to his lateness to his scuffles with paparazzi - have caused more than one person to question whether the 19-year-old is at the start of a downward spiral.

But in a lengthy post on Instagram, Bieber's dismissing any notions that he'll be the next teen star to land in a rehabilitation facility.


"Everyone in my team has been telling me, 'keep the press happy,' but I'm tired of all the countless lies in the press right now. Saying I'm going to rehab and how my family is disappointed in me," Bieber wrote Thursday, ahead of a performance in Madrid.

"[I]f [a]nyone believes i need rehab that's their own stupidity lol I'm 19 with 5 number one albums, 19 and I've seen the whole world. 19 and I've accomplished more than I could've ever dreamed of."

Some people, he said, must find it "scary ... to think that this is just the beginning. I know my talent level and i know i got my head on straight. i know who i am and i know who i'm not ... My albums could be about anything but my messages have been to never say never and believe, not to believe in me but to believe in yourself ..[.] I honestly don't care if you don't believe in me because I believe in me, my friends believe, my family believe, my fans believe, and look where that's gotten me so far."

According to Biebs, he penned his Instagram'ed statement with "a smile" on his face and "love" in his heart.

"I'm a good person with a big heart. And don't think I deserve all this negative press," he concluded. "I've worked my a** off to get where I am and my hard work doesn't stop here... All this isn't easy. I get angry sometimes. I'm human. I'm gonna make mistakes. [I'm] gonna grow and get better from them."

Bieber originally tweeted a statement that included a diss to the actress whose name is so often brought up in these conversations, Lindsay Lohan. The first version, according to TMZ, said, "... to those comparing me to Lindsay Lohan look at her 2012 tax statements ;)"

But the singer told the site that he quickly deleted that initial commentary, and then published a revision.

"My post was only up for a few minutes but I realized right away that what I said at the end was wrong and distracted from what I was trying to say," he said. "I immediately deleted it and rewrote it so it would show what I was really feeling and those words are up now."


Filed under: Celebrities • Justin Bieber • Music

soundoff (79 Responses)
  1. NOBODY IS TALKING BAD ABOUT JUSTIN

    SHUT THE SWITCH OFF....

    March 21, 2013 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  2. Countless lies

    Countless lie #1: Justin Bieber is a really a girl
    Countless truth #1: Justin Bieber is g@y and likes to play the skin flute

    March 21, 2013 at 9:29 am | Report abuse |
    • :(

      Dude, calm down- he is human! Dont call him names cuz you dont like his music, or cuz your jealous he dated Gomez and u didn't! I dont personally like his music either, but i am tired of people talking bad about him, he IS STILL HUMAN!

      March 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
    • That's the way it goes in show business...

      deal with it....

      March 21, 2013 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  3. All the calls were air talk...

    go

    March 21, 2013 at 8:23 am | Report abuse |
  4. Beefburger

    The trainwreck is scheduled for February, 2014.

    March 21, 2013 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
  5. Threedog

    In Australia, we'd call someone like Beebs a boofhead. And in this case, we'd be right.

    March 20, 2013 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Mitt Zombie

    Beibs is just an annoying wigger now, his time is nearly up.

    March 20, 2013 at 2:27 am | Report abuse |
  7. t. dean

    You like to brag, but you are not all that good! Sorry you started in a web-site, and made your money on the backs of little girls! Loser!

    March 19, 2013 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  8. So Sad

    how selena makes justin look like a fool...doesn't seem too bother him....it should

    March 17, 2013 at 12:08 am | Report abuse |
  9. HEY EL SCHMUCKO 1

    YOU JUST BOUGHT THIS LAST 1/2 PERFORMANCE DIDN'T YOU?

    March 16, 2013 at 1:22 am | Report abuse |
  10. The credit lecture has been forwarded...

    have a good night everyone and don't be offended...this is just blogging..kay?

    March 15, 2013 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  11. MIke & Gang--see u in 45 minutes...

    :)

    March 15, 2013 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  12. YOU ARE NOT ABLE TOO RESPOND TO ME AND WHY?

    THIS ENTIRE MESS SHE HAS CAUSES EVERYONE ONLY TELLS MADONNA 1 THING....

    SHE'S NOT GOOD AT IT

    March 15, 2013 at 8:54 pm | Report abuse |
  13. WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT HER NOT CHANGING...

    YOU HAVE NEVER HAD A 2 WORD CONVERSATION WITH MADONNA, WE HAVE NEVER BEEN INTRODUCED AND BARELY KNOW WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE...SO WHAT PUTS YOU IN A POSITON TOO JUDGE MADONNA...

    WHAT'S THE MATTER CAN YOU NOT RESPOND TOO ME GAGA

    March 15, 2013 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  14. The Boss--Sorry

    but it never ends–

    March 15, 2013 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Marina Bieber (justin's aunt)

    this is not as the world turns...this is blog.

    March 15, 2013 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Justin is not close enuff yet....

    once there...uh oh.

    March 15, 2013 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  17. don't worry about the evils..just touch the screen

    and enjoy....

    March 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  18. next premiere...

    no wonder!

    March 15, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Clete

    Is it just me, or does the picture at the top of the article look like he's wearing lipstick?

    March 15, 2013 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • It does

      and he does. he also has two earrings, one in each ear. probably wears panties and a Warner bra.

      March 15, 2013 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Nobody is forcing you too watch..

      -

      March 15, 2013 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • You are forcing yourself to like it

      when you have a choice. relax. he's not that good.

      March 15, 2013 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • mmmmmmmmmmm

      gotta get to that concert soon.....

      March 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • there are three...

      of people at his concerts: toddlers, tweeners and gays. which one are you?

      March 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Straight..

      i did have a gay boss for 7 years who got married and i went too the wedding...so gay does not phase me,
      kids ... we got lots of kids here, i'm the fun cousin who defends them when their mothers are screaming at them
      the kids run too me for help!...i walk into the cuz home kids are hysterical crying and run too me and of course i defend the kids and call their mothers crazy and too leave them alone...lolololol

      March 15, 2013 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  20. new 3d and hide this one...

    ha

    March 15, 2013 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Middle Finger

    smeared version and final version...

    March 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Cjay

    Tick... tick... tick...

    March 15, 2013 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
  23. RYAN GOSLING COMMENTS...I'M BLOCKED...SEND ORIGINAL ASAP

    THANKS

    March 15, 2013 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Rebeib Nitsuj

    Y alla U haters gotta hate? Its bad 4 U. Y not share the love and enjoy the vibe?
    #sharethelove

    March 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Everyone knows the smear game -- and it is over...

    we know who's in charge....Marina is ON

    March 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Justin and Madonna will be friends.

    schtick voted officially: ignored...

    March 15, 2013 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Redundant Schtick

    rosie and other comments - don't care

    March 15, 2013 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  28. wrm

    Everybody has made their buck of off you. You got paid to be a d0uchebag. Enjoy the cash.

    March 15, 2013 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  29. In Agony

    My coworker just dropped them Cosby's off at the public pool. Then, she sprayed that horrible orange air freshener. I'd rather smell the sewage than that.

    My head hurts. I'm leaving.

    March 15, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Phone Conversations

    Air....you've been told this 1 million times and nobody cares at this point and i mean noone.....

    March 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Good for him...

    she feels the same way..

    March 15, 2013 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  32. he look like...

    the kind of guy who looks deeply into the eyes of another guy and says "hey baby, whatcho doin' later on tonight? wanna come up ta my room for some bump 'n grind?"

    March 15, 2013 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  33. agreed...

    nobody cares...i know that for sure.

    March 15, 2013 at 11:16 am | Report abuse |
  34. Gross

    Pompous, gutless, sackless good-for-nothing sumanabeech!

    March 15, 2013 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
    • that is not what i said in the phone conversation...

      i was talking about the driver...and gutless had nothing too do with him...

      what pathetic person it was the actor.

      March 15, 2013 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Meh

    The only person who cares is you kid...truly

    March 15, 2013 at 9:16 am | Report abuse |
  36. Timme62

    Main problem is that as with most celebrities, he surrounds himself with a bunch of kiss *ss people who tell him whatever he wants to hear. He won't be on the charts much longer.....

    March 15, 2013 at 8:36 am | Report abuse |
  37. Greg

    Yep. Mexican.

    March 15, 2013 at 8:32 am | Report abuse |
  38. Bob Dobalina

    Have to start a "when he cracks" betting pool.....I take Sept 8th 2013........anyone else?

    March 15, 2013 at 5:00 am | Report abuse |
  39. alumette

    the little dude is slipping....late for his concerts, partying all night and passing out....looks like his days are numbered. I hope he saved some money. His mother wanting to do DWTS....that may have pushed him over the edge.....

    March 15, 2013 at 2:54 am | Report abuse |
  40. Sokman

    Snorting coke off a h00ker aint all that... I recommend angel dust

    March 15, 2013 at 1:27 am | Report abuse |
  41. Peace

    Who is he trying to convince...himself?

    March 14, 2013 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      He probably is trying to convince himself that his fame will last and he's not destined to be a burn out that gets arrested in a seedy motel room after snorting coke off a h ooker.

      March 14, 2013 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sadie

      When he does finally crash & burn, I'll bet it will be quite the headline. We all know it is coming. I just feel bad for his fans. All of his young legion of followers will be in therapy for years.

      March 15, 2013 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      Yep they may all be in need of some major therapy then. Perhaps radical exposure to butt truffles will be beneficial to them.

      March 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  42. She's pretty

    What's her name? Justine Beaver?

    March 14, 2013 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Mark

    He sure thinks alot of himself. I heard lesbeans are like that.

    March 14, 2013 at 9:03 pm | Report abuse |
  44. He has...

    three brown eyes. Two up high, one down low. That's why men like him.

    March 14, 2013 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Dian

    I love this photo of Miley. She just keeps looking more and more feminine.

    March 14, 2013 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  46. Eloise

    Is that Miley Cyrus in the picture?

    March 14, 2013 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Lindsay

    I think he is a little creep. A little gay creep.

    March 14, 2013 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  48. The only difference...

    between Bieber and Lindsay Lohan is their 2012 tax returns. Other than that, both are trainwreck, female substance abusers of dubious talent headed for a stint in rehab.

    March 14, 2013 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  49. ReiAyane

    Wow, these comments. How about you all grow up and realize that you're bashing a 19 yr old kid? Don't you have anything better to do? Go volunteer at a Big Brother Big Sister center or something...

    March 14, 2013 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  50. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    Having 5 number 1 albums has absolutely nothing to do with his needing or not needing rehab. He's just trying to use his successes as a justification for his behavior. And it's a very obvious and reaching attempt at that.

    March 14, 2013 at 6:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jesse

      Yep, that's all he is doing. Braggin about how many albums you sell to 14 yrs old is not proof you are good or bad, it's just an excuse for something. It's like saying yeah I killed someone but I said I'm sorry too! Idiot kid, please die in a fire soon.

      March 14, 2013 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sadie

      I wonder what age demographic buys his music? Having 5 #1 hits isn't that big of a deal if the only ones who are buying them are tweens. He may think he is fine now, but you can see the writing on the wall. He has too much money for a kid his age, and can party whenever or wherever he wants. He's headed for that big crash and burn. I still think he should hook up with Taylor Swift. Maybe Miley would want to join in, too. He's young for TS, he's wild for Miley. Sounds like a win, win.

      March 14, 2013 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gargamel

      selling albums to tween girls who have no taste in music and fall for the marketing hype is not a real measure of success. look for the beebz to crash and burn before he hits 21.

      March 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | Report abuse |
  51. Marita

    I'm not a particular fan of Justin Bieber's, however, I can't help feeling bad for him! He was too young to properly deal with his success + the ensuing Circus it created. It's all catching up with him now, which is to be expected! – @Marita.

    March 14, 2013 at 6:39 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Mandy

    What does having 5 number one albums and seeing the world at 19 have to do with NOT needing Rehab? This kid is awfully full of himself. Sad really...

    March 14, 2013 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  53. IO

    Justin Bieber's behavior is motivated by the fact that he's drawing to the end of his 5 years of fame, and people around him are probably not being as accomodating and fawning as they have been in the past. A celebrity is lucky to stay in the spotlight for so long, and even luckier if they remain in the public eye after the initial period of stardom ends. The mature thing to do is politely fade into the shadows and focus on the work.

    March 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Mike Duffy

    Bieber needs to grow up. He is an immature baby.

    March 14, 2013 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse |

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