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October 19, 2015
Justin Bieber Breaks His Silence on His Nude Photos
Justin Bieber has spoken out on the topic of nude photos of himself, which surfaced online earlier this month.
While promoting his new album, Bieber told "Zach Sang & The Gang" radio show about the nudes, which were snapped on his Bora Bora vacation. "At the end of the day, the photos, they're not terrible! But honestly, at first — and before the reaction was what it was, and still with the reaction — I still felt, like, I wanted to keep that part for me, you know? I felt like it was a little bit of an invasion of privacy. I just don't want people to think I'm, like, 'Yeah' [points to the camera]. And when I first found out about it ... my heart sank."
He added, "What am I gonna do now? It's out there. So the more I stress about it, I'm like, 'They're out, what can I really do?'"
After the photos leaked, his dad Jeremy wrote on Twitter, "What do you feed that thing. #proud daddy ☺️." When he was asked about his dad's comment about this private parts, Bieber responded, "I thought it was hilarious. 'What do you feed that thing?' he said. It's such a dad thing to say. When I found out people were hating on him for saying that, I was like, 'Are you kidding me? What dad wouldn't be proud of that?'"
“It's not like he's saying it to an 11-year-old," he explained. "I'm 21 years old, you know what I mean?"
Bieber also revealed that his fans have a nickname for his package. "They call it Jerry."
Aside from his nude photos, the "What Do You Mean?" singer chatted about his purpose in life and shared his thoughts on Christianity.
He said, "I felt like I lost my purpose and I feel like I finally got my purpose back... the word ["purpose"] is so important in life… My purpose is to inspire people and use my platform to help people." Watch!