On Monday, Justin Bieber shared an intimately written post on Instagram, where the 25-years-old singer reflected the damaging effect of his early fame. More than a mea culpa, he criticized himself and gave intimate thoughts. He revealed that he struggled with drug use since his 19.
The musician was discover aged 13 by manager Scooter Braun and became quickly famous. He explains that at 18, he had “millions in the bank” and “access to whatever [I] wanted” but “no skills in the real world″. Everything was decided for him and he never had to learn how to be responsible.
And, after a string of bad decision he become “the most hated person in the world” resulting in thoughts of killing himself. Following the Instagram post, fans comments with messages of support and love. You can read the full post here.
Indeed, in 2013, he was caught attempting to take his pet monkey to Germany, then in California, he was accused of speeding through the street in his Ferrari, which he denied. He was also filmed urinating in a restaurant mop bucket while shouting: “F**k Bill Clinton”. And even if he apologized and took responsibility after every event, those scandals remained in our memory.
Now, Bieber is 25 and married to supermodel Hailey Baldwin. He said he has been taught “patience, trust, commitment, kindness, humility and all of the things it looks like to be a good man” thanks to his new husband life, and he’s now a devout Christian.
In 2017, Justin canceled the final 14 dates of his world tour, saying: “I want my mind, heart and soul to be sustainable”. He made his comeback this year, featuring on Ed Sheeran’s single “I Don’t Care” and a remix of “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish. And rumours have it that he might be releasing new solo singles soon.