US-Canadian popstar, Justin Bieber has opened up about “massive ups and downs” he has experienced, as he went from beloved teenage heartthrob to “the most ridiculed, judged and hated person in the world.”
The 25-year-old pop phenom, took his Instagram page to reflect on how childhood stardom triggered depression and a lack of humility which led to drug abuse and him becoming “resentful, disrespectful to women and angry.”
Bieber said, ’’Having millions of Dollars and access to whatever I wanted and everyone doing everything for me, I never even learned the fundamentals of responsibility” at age 18 he had “no skills in the real world”
Bieber had suddenly cut short his 2017 tour, saying that he needed to work out on “insecurities.”
In China, Bieber was not welcome to perform in the country due to his “bad behaviour,” in 2017, saying he had a lot of growing up to do if he wanted to return.
“Luckily God blessed me with extraordinary people who love me for me,” he said. “All this to say even when the odds are against you keep fighting.”
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