Justin Bieber Is Taking A Month Off To “Think, Pray, And Grow Up”

Idolator Staff | July 21, 2011 3:28 pm

Bad news, Beliebers — the VMA nominee is taking a month off to recuperate from his jam-packed schedule of touring, recording music, shooting videos, appearing at awards shows, launching perfumes, being deafened by Lil Twist fans, and getting egged. What will fans do with all things quiet on the Bieber front for 30 whole days? We must remember, were the Biebs a mere mortal teenager and not a superstar, he’d be taking more time off  right now, a regular summer break. Instead, the young workhorse is taking a sensible four weeks to sing karaoke and crash weddings with his girlfriend. Sounds fair, right? Head below to hear what he had to say.

“I’ve been working so hard, I’m taking a month off,” Bieber told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview released yesterday. “It’s been great to just think and enjoy hanging out with my friends. I’m still growing up, and when you’re working every day, you don’t really get a chance to figure out who you are. So with the time off, I’m able to think, pray and just kind of grow up.” He also, apparently, has been “sleeping in a lot.”

The Taylor Swift-covered Canadian also chatted about his scent Someday and charity work. (But wait! If he’s taking a break, why is doing interviews?) You can read the full story here.

In the meantime, we will now begin a countdown to the day when Justin will return to refill this Bieber-shaped hole in the universe.