Justin Bieber has had a very rough week. Not one but TWO videos have surfaced that show the ‘Boyfriend’ singer using the N-word when he was in the early stages of his career. Now the stress of his actions as a young teen are taking a major emotional toll on Justin and he’s ‘been in tears’ over the incident, according to a new report.
Justin Bieber, 20, has made official apologies to the public for both of the videos released in the last week that feature him saying the N-word — but it seems like the singer still hasn’t forgiven himself for his own hurtful actions. And with new reports claiming there is another “15 or 20 minutes” of shocking footage that might be released soon, Justin is devastated and in tears.
Justin Bieber Crying Nonstop After Racist N-Word Videos Leak
Justin apologized to the public AGAIN on June 5, after the release of a second video that featured the troubled pop star singing his hit song “One Less Lonely Girl” as “One Less Lonely N****r”. Justin said in a statement: “Once again, I am sorry for all those I have let down and offended.”
Justin’s second apology may not seem very emotional, but in private, he’s VERY upset about what he did — so much so that he’s been crying. “Justin’s been in tears. But he knows he needs to take responsibility for his actions, he’s confronting his past and he’s hanging out with his real friends and his parents,” a source tells the UK’s Daily Mail.
We’re happy to hear that, in the wake of such a worldwide controversy, Justin is turning to the people who love and care about him the most.
Justin Bieber’s Friends Defend Him After N-Word Videos
Despite everything that’s happened over the last week, many of Justin’s friends are standing by his side.
“He’s no racist. He’s far from it,” an EXCLUSIVE source told HollywoodLife.com. “It was an innocent mistake and all his boys know that and are not taking it the same way that others are taking it. We all know Justin, they don’t. This was before he was even a household name and had everybody in the world holding a microscope to his life. Price of fame, I guess.”
Justin was young when the videos were released, so we hope that he truly understands now that what he said was wrong. What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Do you think Justin should be crying about what he said on those tapes? Let us know!
— Megan Ross