October 14, 2012 07:00 AM by Donna W. Martin
A few days ago, we learned that some personal items had been stolen from Justin Bieber while working with L.A. Reid as a guest judge on The X Factor. The following day nude pics surfaced and were said to be of Bieber. Then the “thief” sent Bieber taunting tweets including two links to YouTube videos and threatened to release additional footage the following day.
As we awaited the release of further details and additional “footage,” the thief, @gexwy was true to his word. He tweeted Bieber saying, “@justinbieber u have dealt with a lot of rumors for a very long time, as a kid. with the whole world watching. u ready for more?” Followed by “HERE IT IS,” linking to a video. “I told you I would post something WORTH watching and talking about.”
When you open the link, you will find that the “footage” is a new music video with Nicki Minaj for “Beauty and the Beat.” Come to find out, the entire thing, right down to the nude pic and leaked personal footage was all an elaborate PR stunt on the part of Bieber!
But why would Bieber go to such lengths to release a new music video? According to E!, he explains, “Since I was 14 i have had a lot of things said about me, from dying, to taking hormones, to dying again, to stuff about my family,” he tweeted. “To saying i had a baby with a woman i never even met. nude pics, drugs, my family, my character…but today…today i get to be in on it.”
Looks like the Bieb’s Punk’d us all!
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