≡ Menu

Justin Bieber – Pop’s Hair Apparent

Justin BieberCourtesy of Island Def Jam

Despite recent attempts to assume the vacant King of Pop throne (most notably by the members of the House of Jonas), it’s been a bleak interregnum. But a Justin Bieber-led restoration may soon be on the cards. As the impish prince of teen idolatry, Bieber — the 16-year-old YouTube breakout star turned bona fide pop royalty — has captured the popular imagination, sending teenage girls (real and honorary) into paroxysms of passion and mall-security guards into nervous fits every time he makes a public appearance. T paid court to Bieber, whose eagerly awaited new album, “My World 2.0,” is out today.

Q.
Hey, Justin, thanks for doing this. I know you’re superbusy this week. Walk me through a typical day for you at the moment.
A.
No problem, sir. Every day is different, whether I am performing or doing interviews, but I definitely have long days, especially with the new album coming out. I have a lot of people who want to talk to me, and I am doing a lot of TV shows and stuff. Then I do dance and vocal warm-ups and cool-downs every day. The voice is like any other muscle, you have to exercise it. But if I am lucky I will get six hours of sleep a night. There are times when I get to come up for air, but most of the time I am working a lot and just having fun with it.

Since you’re in the mood for fun: inquiring minds what to know about your hair. Let’s talk man-bangs — how do you get hair like that?
[Laughs] I’d love to be able to say it was complicated, but I’m just chilling. My hair takes five minutes to do in the morning. I shower and as soon as I get out I just shake it and it just does that. For real.


Who would win in a hair-off between you and Zac Effron?
I’ll let you decide. But all I’ll say is that it’s no competition.

Ha. You’re at a point where most people are discovering their personal style but may not have the budget that you have these days. What are you splurging on?
I don’t actually spend a lot of money. The last big thing I bought was a car for my birthday because I just got my driver’s permit. I’m not a splurger, but I like clothes like G-star and I really like shoes — I wear Supers a lot. I wear a lot of hoodies, but I also like Alexander McQueen. I think he is very original and does amazing stuff.

Unfortunately, he died recently. 
Rest in peace. I didn’t know that. But I think I have my own style — I like to try to dress fun but keep things simple and me — and like to dress myself, I have no stylist to help me if that’s what you mean.

What about your “swagger coach”? Doesn’t he help you with fashion? 
It was kind of a joke we had at first. We didn’t really know exactly what his role was – I guess he was sort of came on as my stylist, to develop what I like. So we kind of made up this swagger-coach title and now everyone refers to it. But it’s not like he is teaching me how to swagger.

Do you miss not being able to go to the mall during the day?
I definitely miss being able to walk around the mall and stuff, but I love what I am doing and I love that I can perform for millions of people and have their support. But there are ups and downs, you know, like everything else. Right now I try to stay positive and not worry about the negative and work on how I can become a better person.

Are you still buddies with Usher?
He’s working on his album and I have been working on mine, so we haven’t got to see each other as much as before but he is a great friend of mine and I talk to him at least once a week.

Everything I’ve read about you suggests that you’re lucky not to have a stage mom from hell. But doesn’t it get too much traveling with her all the time?
My mom’s amazing and so supportive. She’s not pushy and respects everything I do. It can get irritating — what 16-year-old do you know who is with his mom 24/7? But we take breaks from each other every now and then. Like now, I am in London and she’s back home. But I love my mom, I love her and I miss her to death.

What’s different about the new album?
We did most of it in Atlanta this time. We had Ludacris and worked with a lot of cool people like Tricky and The-Dream. My first album was actually my first time in the studio so I hope this new one is a lot better. I was basically a rookie last album because it was during my first year.

Says the wise old man of 16.
Yes, I’m so old, right? But I am definitely more comfortable in a studio setting and stuff.

Lyrically, are you also growing up? A recent song you did for Wal-Mart, “Where Are You Now?”, talked about your dad being absent after your parents broke up and revealed another side of you.
I think I am growing up and that the lyrics show that. That song is about my dad and having him not always being there. But my dad and I now have a great relationship. And I’m fine that stuff like that is coming out. I want to sing about things that are going on in my life, and a lot of people will be able to relate to it.

Finally, you’ve been a viral Internet sensation since you posted a video of yourself doing a cover of Matchbox 20’s “3 A.M.” in a singing competition a couple of years ago. Are there any viral videos that you’re obsessed with?
For sure. I really like “Scarlet Takes a Tumble.” This girl is singing on a table and gets a little carried away and falls off. It’s stupid, and I’ve seen it a million times, but I still think it’s hilarious.

59 comments… add one
  • Beatrice

    I like this interview 🙂 Justin is very nice 😛

  • anna

    my parents broke up too

  • anna

    my parents broke up too

  • anna

    my parents broke up too

  • But wanna admit that this is very useful , Thanks for taking your time to write this.

  • Only a smiling visitant here to share the love (:, btw outstanding style and design. “Make the most of your regrets… . To regret deeply is to live afresh.” by Henry David Thoreau.

  • I like this post, enjoyed this one thank you for posting. “‘I have done my best.’ That is about all the philosophy of living one needs.” by Lin Yutang.

  • My brother recommended I might like this web site. He was entirely right. This post truly made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  • Hey, you used to write fantastic, but the last few posts have been kinda boring… I miss your great writings. Past several posts are just a little out of track! come on!

  • Thanks, I’ve recently been looking for information approximately this subject for a long time and yours is the best I’ve found out so far. But, what about the bottom line? Are you positive in regards to the source?

  • I just could not leave your web site before suggesting that I really loved the usual info a person supply on your visitors? Is going to be back ceaselessly in order to check up on new posts.

  • Real superb information can be found on web blog . “Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.” by Karl Kraus.

  • Hello my loved one! I wish to say that this post is awesome, great written and include approximately all important infos. I’d like to look more posts like this.

  • Excellent blog here! Also your site loads up fast! What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  • Thank you for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research about this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I’m very glad to see such great info being shared freely out there.

  • Excellent goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to and you are just extremely magnificent. I actually like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you’re saying and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it sensible. I can’t wait to read far more from you. This is really a terrific web site.

  • What i do not realize is in fact how you’re not actually a lot more well-liked than you may be now. You are very intelligent. You recognize therefore considerably relating to this topic, made me in my view consider it from numerous varied angles. Its like women and men don’t seem to be interested except it’s one thing to do with Woman gaga! Your personal stuffs excellent. Always maintain it up!

  • I simply couldn’t go away your web site before suggesting that I actually enjoyed the usual information an individual provide in your visitors? Is going to be again frequently in order to check out new posts.

  • I dugg some of you post as I cerebrated they were very useful very useful

  • I’ll immediately clutch your rss feed as I can’t to find your email subscription link or e-newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please allow me know so that I may just subscribe. Thanks.

  • Great beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend your website, how can i subscribe for a blog web site? The account aided me a acceptable deal. I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear concept

  • I truly enjoy reading through on this website , it has fantastic content . “The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.” by Henrik Ibsen.

  • I like this website so much, saved to favorites. “Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.” by Peter De Vries.

  • I gotta bookmark this website it seems invaluable very useful

  • I got what you mean , thanks for posting .Woh I am pleased to find this website through google. “The test and use of a man’s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.” by Carl Barzun.

  • Just a smiling visitor here to share the love (:, btw great design and style .

  • I really like your writing style, excellent information, thank you for posting :D. “In every affair consider what precedes and what follows, and then undertake it.” by Epictetus.

  • Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article. I’ll make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I will definitely comeback.

  • But a smiling visitor here to share the love (:, btw great design and style .

  • I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great. I don’t know who you are but definitely you are going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

  • Usually I don’t read article on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very pressured me to take a look at and do it! Your writing taste has been amazed me. Thank you, very nice article.

  • You have brought up a very good details , thanks for the post.

  • I have not checked in here for some time as I thought it was getting boring, but the last several posts are great quality so I guess I will add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

  • Thanks for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more from this post. I am very glad to see such wonderful information being shared freely out there.

  • You can definitely see your enthusiasm within the work you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers such as you who aren’t afraid to say how they believe. All the time go after your heart. “He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.” by Fletcher.

  • I’ve recently started a web site, the information you provide on this website has helped me greatly. Thanks for all of your time & work. “There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” by Homer.

  • Some truly superb info , Gladiola I noticed this. “What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.” by Thaddeus Golas.

  • I will immediately grab your rss feed as I can not in finding your e-mail subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Kindly let me know in order that I may subscribe. Thanks.

  • naturally like your website however you have to test the spelling on several of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very bothersome to tell the reality then again I will definitely come back again.

  • You are my inhalation , I own few blogs and sometimes run out from to brand.

  • Thankyou for helping out, great information.

  • Very interesting subject, thank you for putting up.

  • Simply wanna comment that you have a very nice internet site , I the design and style it actually stands out.

  • I will right away seize your rss feed as I can’t in finding your e-mail subscription link or newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Kindly let me recognize so that I could subscribe. Thanks.

  • I am extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your weblog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Either way keep up the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a great blog like this one today..

  • You have brought up a very superb points , thankyou for the post.

  • Hey, you used to write wonderful, but the last several posts have been kinda boring… I miss your tremendous writings. Past several posts are just a bit out of track! come on!

  • It’s in point of fact a great and helpful piece of info. I am glad that you just shared this helpful information with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.

  • You are my inhalation, I own few web logs and very sporadically run out from brand :). “‘Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.” by John Sheffield.

  • you’re in reality a excellent webmaster. The site loading speed is amazing. It sort of feels that you’re doing any unique trick. Also, The contents are masterpiece. you have performed a magnificent job on this subject!

  • This is very interesting, You’re a very skilled blogger. I’ve joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your great post. Also, I have shared your web site in my social networks!

  • I think this is one of the most important information for me. And i am glad reading your article. But should remark on some general things, The website style is ideal, the articles is really great : D. Good job, cheers

  • I’ve been surfing online greater than three hours as of late, but I by no means found any fascinating article like yours. It’s pretty price sufficient for me. In my view, if all website owners and bloggers made just right content material as you did, the internet will be a lot more helpful than ever before. “Oh, that way madness lies let me shun that.” by William Shakespeare.

  • Thank you for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I’m very glad to see such wonderful info being shared freely out there.

  • Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! However, how can we communicate?

  • Thanks a lot for giving everyone such a remarkable opportunity to read in detail from this website. It really is very beneficial and stuffed with fun for me and my office colleagues to visit your site no less than 3 times a week to find out the newest items you have. Of course, I’m at all times fulfilled for the beautiful strategies served by you. Some 3 areas in this post are truly the most efficient we’ve had.

  • Enjoyed examining this, very good stuff, appreciate it. “Golf isn’t a game, it’s a choice that one makes with one’s life.” by Charles Rosin.

  • As soon as I observed this internet site I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.

Leave a Comment