Posts tagged "Justin Bieber"

Justin Bieber Apologizes For “Childish And Inexcusable” Racist Joke Video: Read His Statement

Following the surfacing this past weekend of a years-old video wherein Justin Bieber, then 15, tells a racist joke involving the “n” word, the Canadian pop star, now 20, has expressed his regret via a statement on the matter in attempt to control any potential career damage.

“As a young man, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt,” reads Bieber’s statement. “I thought it was OK to repeat hurtful words and jokes, but didn’t realize at the time that it wasn’t funny and that in fact my actions were continuing the ignorance.”

The video in question was posted by The Sun, and it shows the teen singer telling a friend an age-old, tasteless joke: “Why are black people afraid of chain saws,” he asks, before answering the joke with “run n*****, n*****, n*****, n*****.” More »

Justin Bieber Is Doing “The Best R&B” T-Pain’s Heard In Years: Morning Mix

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:: When T-Pain wrote songs with Justin Bieber back in February, he was shocked by the results, calling it “the best R&B music” he’s heard in years. “I haven’t heard music like this since, like, early 2000s, ’90s,” he says. [MTV]

:: The Arsenio Hall Show has been canceled after a single season. Following his original late-night run back in the day – guys, Mariah Carey made her late-night TV debut there – Arsenio Hall had returned to TV with appearances by Prince, R. Kelly and Kendrick Lamar. [Rolling Stone]

:: Little Mix may have just dropped its sophomore LP Salute, but the X Factor UK winners have already started working on its follow-up. “[It's] kind of similar to [Salute] but even cooler and even more over-the-top with the production,” Jesy Nelson said. [Digital Spy]

:: In a rare non-music note, hats off to one of our longtime favorite sites, Pink Is The New Blog, which celebrated its 10th anniversary over the weekend! [Pink Is The New Blog]

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Justin Bieber Uses N-Word In Racist Joke In Leaked Video: Watch

Justin Bieber uses the n-word to tell a racist joke, in a video leaked by The Sun. Reportedly filmed for his 2011 documentary Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, the footage shows a 15-year-old Bieber laughing among friends as he starts the joke: “Why are black people afraid of chainsaws?” Despite mild protests from an off-camera friend, he finishes with the n word-punctuated kicker.

Bieber has yet to respond, though The Sun claims that he tried to purchase the video “for a huge sum of money” to prevent it from being leaked to the public. “This video is Justin Bieber and his camp’s worst nightmare. Even after the year he’s had, when he’s never been far from controversy, this tops the lot,” a source said, according to New York Daily News. (Watch it after the jump.) More »

Justin Bieber Hits The Clubs With Migos In “Looking For You”: Listen

Justin Bieber has been snapped at the studio with rappers like Lil Wayne, T.I., and YG, seemingly hinting of collaborations to come. But he didn’t warn his followers of what dropped late on May 29 – “Looking for You” featuring Migos, the young rap trio behind the Drake co-signed “Versace” that took over rap radio last summer, then actually closed out Versace’s runway show months later.

The Journals star doesn’t rap; instead, he gently sings with a slight reggaeton bent, of hoping to fall in love at the club. (Like his mentor Usher, Bieber can dream.) Migos (Quavo, Takeoff and Offset) tag along like good sports, though these rap goofballs more interested in enjoying a guy’s night out than wooing girls into their VIP section. Bieber serenades like the pop heartthrob he is, while Migos boasts of killin’ ‘em like Terio.

Should Justin Bieber keep hitting the clubs with Migos? Hear “Looking for You” after the jump and sound off in the comments below. More »

Lil Wayne To Justin Bieber’s Manager Scooter Braun: “F*** You Scooter!”

Lately, Lil Wayne has been focusing on his music, including his next album Tha Carter V.

But on May 26, he and his Young Money signee Lil Twist took less than a minute to send a message to Justin Bieber‘s manager Scooter Braun. (Brace yourself.) “I heard this bitch ass n—- Scooter talkin’ shit about my little brother,” he said, adding, “Anything you got to say, when you see me say it to my motherfuckin’ face. And if you do happen to say it to my motherfuckin’ face, I ain’t gonna make you eat them words, n—-. I’ma put them bitches on your tombstone.” See the video below. More »

Justin Bieber Teases New Song “It’s Working”: Listen

Justin Bieber teased a new song that has fans both elated and concerned. “You know exactly what you do to hurt me / It’s working, it’s working,” he sings, in a track titled “It’s Working” on his iTunes player.

Compared to recent material like the downtrodden “Hard2FaceReality,” Bieber sounds particularly anguished here. It’s a change of pace that Beliebers are particularly excited to hear, though for every ten fans who compliment him, there’s one echoes ‘dadanunes08′ – “I Wanted so much… you two together again :(”

Of course, she’s referring to when he was dating Selena Gomez, who has had an off year but now claims to be “taking my power back.” (She hasn’t specified how she’ll be doing so just yet.) And indeed, it’s hard not to hear “It’s Working” without thinking of all the young couple had been through. Hear a teaser of Bieber’s new song after the jump.  More »

Lana Del Rey Partied With Justin Bieber In Cannes

Talk about an odd couple! Lana Del Rey posed for party pics with Justin Bieber after performing at the amfAR gala in Cannes. The Ultraviolence diva treated the charity event (it raises money for AIDS research) to a stunning rendition of “Young & Beautiful” followed by a bunch of other hits. Other acts to grace the stage include Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc.

The 27-year-old looked stunning in her vintage gown and eventually bumped into an equally sophisticated-looking Justin on the dance floor. He has been making headlines in Cannes for getting into tussles with the paparazzi and generally acting like a douche. At least he kept it cute with queen Lana. See the full pic of pop’s oddest partygoers after the jump. More »

Robin Thicke Will Debut A New Song For Wife Paula Patton At The BBMAs: Morning Mix

:: As far as romantic gestures go, this is pretty hard to beat. Robin Thicke will debut a new song for his estranged wife at the Billboard Music Awards on May 18. The track is called “Get Her Back” and will, no doubt, make viewers (and hopefully Paula Patton) swoon. [Rap-Up]

:: Nick Jonas almost melted the internet when he posted a shirtless selfie last year. Candids of the star throwing a football in a tight tee probably won’t garner the same response but the pics are here for your viewing pleasure if you so desire. [Just Jared]

:: Now here’s an original approach to unveiling your album title and release date. Instead of sending a press release or running a countdown on social media, Jack Antonoff announced the July 15 release of Bleacher‘s (his new band) Strange Desire via a Craigslist ad. Well played. [Spin]

:: Drake Bell cemented his status as Justin Bieber‘s number one critic by tweeting about the Canadian’s latest legal woes. You might remember that the Bieber crashed Bell’s album release party a couple of weeks ago and stole the attention of his fans. [Gossip Cop]

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Here’s Visual Proof That Hilary Duff And Ed Sheeran Are Working Together: Morning Mix

:: We knew it was happening but it’s still vaguely surreal to see Hilary Duff and Ed Sheeran hanging out in the studio. The odd couple is working on tunes for Hil’s much-anticipated comeback album, which is due in the fall. [Instagram]

:: This could be interesting. Morrissey, the only pop star to get into more feuds than Azealia Banks, has finally joined Twitter. Given his track record it’s only a matter of time before he gets into his first beef. [Spin]

:: Kenny Rogers recently underwent an operation to remove a cancerous growth from his face. He shared a post-op picture on Instagram and urged his fans to get checked for skin cancer. Get well soon! [Digital Spy]

:: This is good or bad news depending on your perspective. There’s still a chance of Justin Bieber featuring on a revamped Michael Jackson song according to Epic Records CEO LA Reid. Yay? [MTV]

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Justin Bieber Investigated For Attempted Robbery

Justin Bieber has been accused of attempted robbery – over a cell phone.

According to TMZ, the incident took place at a Sherman Oaks, Calif., mini golf and batting cage park. A woman was hanging out with her 13-year-old daughter, when she spotted Bieber and his entourage at the batting cage. Bieber spotted her reaching for her cell phone, then demanded that she hand it over so that he could delete any photos she might have taken. When she refused, Bieber grabbed it from her purse. When she tried to get it back, she said that she and her daughter were only trying to say hi.

Here’s the real kicker: Allegedly, Bieber responded, “You’re humiliating yourself in front of your daughter. Why don’t you just get out of here,” causing the 13-year-old to cry. More »