With Justin Bieber handing himself in to the police in the early hours of yesterday morning for attacking a limo diver his manager Scooter Braun has stuck up for the singer.
Talking to GQ magazine:
"It's the same as being with a kid growing up, as a parent. There is a point where you guide them and there's a point where you feel like you've planted enough seeds and you watch them make mistakes. My responsibility is to always be there when they fall, always be there to help them get back up. But at some point I need to let them fail, because if they don't they're going to have no humanity." -"He said that people just assume the worst things about him before he does anything. He said 'I had a woman film me while I was sleeping, who I've never met before. She could have stabbed me, who knows what she could have done. And she was in the house and she filmed me. Instead of people saying how incredibly creepy that was, what an invasion of privacy, they are assuming I slept with her and she was a prostitute. I've got to deal with that. I'm 19 [and] every single day I've got to deal with stuff like that. People thinking I had a baby or thinking I spit on my fans, just assuming the absolute worst about me.'"
Scooter then said about how he gives advice to Bieber on how to deal with these situations:
"We've talked that sometimes he doesn't help himself because he's so angry about it. But no one really understands what he's living [through], only him. I think to help him get through that I have to hold him to a higher standard. I can't baby him, I can't tell him, 'You know what you deserve, to say f**k everybody, this is unfair.' I can say 'There is only one way around this, either we quit and let you try and find a normal life or you realise that this is what this is and we’ve got to keep fighting. And you’re going to hate me some days because I’m going to say you can’t throw a punch. You want to go out there and you want to bash their heads in and say this isn’t fair; you want to say you don’t know me. But the only way you’re going to win them over is by being better than they are.'"
We thinks that he needs someone like Scooter in his life!
Someone to guide him in the wright direction.