Justin Bieber (again) says he's retiring.
"My beloved beliebers I'm officially retiring," the 19-year-old singer tweeted on Christmas Eve. "The media talks a lot about me. They make a up a lot of lies and want me to fail but I'm never leaving you, being a belieber is a lifestyle. Be kind loving to each other, forgive each other as god forgave us through Christ Merry Christmas IM HERE FOREVER," he added.
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This is the second time this month Bieber has announced his plan to leave the business. In an interview with Power 106 on Dec. 17, the singer said, "I'm actually retiring, man. I'm retiring, yeah, I'm taking a ... I'm just gonna take some time. I think I'm probably gonna quit music."
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Although sources initially claimed that he was joking, the next day his manager Scooter Braun told Ryan Seacrest, "I'm telling him after this movie, I want him to take next year off and just take a break and he can still live in the studio and work on the next album, which is what he wants to do, but I just want him to take some time to himself, so he can have that time alone 'cause he's been working since he was 12 years old."
Do you think Bieber is really retiring? Or is this a publicity stunt for his film Believe opening on Christmas Day?