Top Stories

Justin Bieber Gives an Apology After Video of His Racist Joke is Released!

Justin Bieber Gives an Apology After Video of His Racist Joke is Released!

Justin Bieber has apologized following the release of a video featuring him telling a racist joke when he was 15-years-old.

“As a young man, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt,” the 20-year-old singer posted in a statement on Twitter.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Justin Bieber

Justin continued to say, “I thought it was ok to repeat hurtful words and jokes, but didn’t realize at the time that it wasn’t funny and that in fact my actions were continuing the ignorance. I take my friendships with people of all cultures very seriously and I apologize for offending or hurting anyone with my childish and inexcusable mistake. I was a kid then and I am a man now who knows my responsibility to the world and to not make that mistake again.”

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

WENN
  • Does Bachelorette contestant Josh Murray miss Andi Dorfman?- US Weekly
  • Michael Strahan gets touchy feely with his new girlfriend - TMZ
  • Rapper Kevin Gates fights his female fans at a concert- Gossip Cop
  • Watch Willow Shields's dance routine on Dancing with the Stars - Just Jared Jr
  • Blac Chyna isn't afraid to slam Kylie Jenner- Radar
  • Coachella And Lollapalooza is not allowing people to bring selfie sticks- Huffington Post
  • Read a recap for the latest episode of The Royals- Lainey Gossip
  • Mortal Instruments will be developed into an ABC Family show- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here