In the latest “Kids Say The Darndest Things” news, this is bound to shock anyone who believes Justin Bieber is a nice, wholesome boy…so, basically no one.
TMZ has apparently been holding on to this video for the past four years, which shows a 15-year old Biebs telling a pretty awful racist joke. Pretty ballsy stuff for a guy who still dresses like Vanilla Ice. TMZ says they held on to the video out of respect for his age at the time, but when a British website opted to release the tape this weekend, they followed suit. Bieber is reportedly “frustrated and sad” that the footage was released, and will soon make a public statement about it. Expect a healthy dose of the “some of my best friends are black” defense to play a part.
Meanwhile, Justin’s black ex-bodyguard is sticking up for him, so he’s got that going for him, I guess.
In other news, Donald Sterling is expressing interest in adopting Bieber as his own…
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