Justin Bieber recently did an interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
Other than the mesmerizing cover picture of him posing in a beater while his hair sways about in the wind, there’s really no reason to check it out. However, on Rollingstone.com they reveal some tidbits from the interview that I found pretty interesting.
They asked him political questions, which I find pretty funny. He’s 15. What the fuck does he know about the world? And why should he care? I only started to slightly care about politics now, and I’m 23. When I as 15 I didn’t even know what type of government we had.
But, for shits and giggles, let’s look at some of the things he said.
The Canadian-born Bieber never plans on becoming an American citizen. “You guys are evil,” he jokes. “Canada’s the best country in the world.” He adds, “We go to the doctor and we don’t need to worry about paying him, but here, your whole life, you’re broke because of medical bills. My bodyguard’s baby was premature, and now he has to pay for it. In Canada, if your baby’s premature, he stays in the hospital as long as he needs to, and then you go home.”
In Justin Bieber’s world, Canada apparently has free healthcare for everyone. Great. And did he just call Americans evil? Sure, I know he’s joking, but even so, it can’t be a smart P.R. move to say such things to the people who absolutely adore him and are single-handedly responsible for making him what he is today.
But it gets even better:
He isn’t sure what political party he’d support if he was old enough to vote. “I’m not sure about the parties,” Bieber says. “But whatever they have in Korea, that’s bad.” He does have a solid opinion on abortion. “I really don’t believe in abortion,” Bieber says. “It’s like killing a baby?” How about in cases of rape? “Um. Well, I think that’s really sad, but everything happens for a reason. I don’t know how that would be a reason. I guess I haven’t been in that position, so I wouldn’t be able to judge that.
Justin Bieber: Anti-Abortion. Pro-Rape.
“Whatever they have in Korea, that’s bad.” Spoken like a true expert on world affairs. And did he really use the words “rape” and “Everything happens for a reason” in the same thought? Hmm. Next time I rape a girl, I’ll make sure to tell her “Hey, things happen for a reason! Just go with it. It was fate that brought this rape together.”
Like I said, he’s 15, so unless he comes outright and says something like “I love everything about America. Except the Jews. They can burn in Hell,” well then I’m not going to get on him too much. But it’s still amusing. You’d thing somebody would have prepared him and educated him better in case these questions ever arose. But at least he is being honest. I’m sure this won’t affect his fan base too much, which consists of 12 and 13-year-old girls. I’d be jealous of him, but, 12 and 13 are too old for me.
And just in case you are wondering about anything else the Biebs might have said in this interview, Rolling Stone also shared this.
“I don’t think you should have sex with anyone unless you love them,” Bieber says. When asked if he believes in abstinence until marriage, Bieber seems wary: “I think you should just wait for the person you’re…in love with.”
What a gentlemen. And who said chivalry is dead?
I’ve heard Justin Bieber speak before, most recently on Letterman. He definitely doesn’t seem like an idiot, he just seems like an ignorant 15 year-old… as all 15 year olds are. But moreso him, because he’s a privileged kid that’s only known fame and success all his life. So of course he’s going to be ignorant to actual worldly issues. However, to his credit, he does seem like a down to earth kid who at least tries to be humble. Even if he does hate our country. And is pro-rape.
Did I really just spend an entire blog talking about Justin Bieber? Fuck.
Before I go, check out this awesome headline:
As somebody who works in a cubicle 5 days a week, I can see how this would be entirely possible. In fact, if I died in my cubicle, I’d probably look just as productive as I usually do.