Justin Bieber on being an adult: “I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way”

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Justin Bieber covers the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone, and the magazine has made the dubious decision to accompany his cover photo with a “Hot Ready Legal” headline. Thanks to Gawker, we are reminded of an eerily similar caption to Lindsay Lohan’s cover when she turned 18-years-old as well. In the interview, Justin repeatedly reminds his audience that he is now an adult and, as such, immediately feels that he acts like one as well. That is, he feels so grown up now merely because he gets pulled over after speeding 100 mph, arbitrarily beats up a pap, and summarily describes “I’m a swaggy adult!” Here are some excerpts:

He’s so mature now:: “I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way. I don’t carry myself as a boy.”

He really hates the paps: Midway through a golf game at a private country club, Bieber and his entourage are confronted by paparazzi. Bieb responds by taking out his nine-iron and hitting a golf ball at them. “Watch, I’m gonna blast one at them.” He later tells an employee at the club that “we’ll probably never play here again.”

Manager Scooter Braun on whether Selena Gomez will hurt Bieb’s fanbase: “Personally, I think that’s all a bunch of bullsh-t. Yes, there’s gonna be some girls that if they see him with a girlfriend, it kills the dream — but there’s also gonna be girls that see him with a girlfriend, hear about the romantic things he does and want him even more.”

[From Rolling Stone]

Okay, so Justin Bieber is technically and legally an “adult.” And to be more specific, Biebs is an “adult” who has far too much money to burn and has decided that he has the right to point golfballs at relative civilians and be celebrated for the act. It won’t last forever, so I do hope he’s enjoying himself.

Here’s some photos of Justin attending the Channel V Acoustic and Intimate Show in Sydney on 7/17. More than anything else, the kid needs to pull up his pants.

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Photos courtesy of Rolling Stone and WENN

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  1. marie says:

    ha ha ha, I don’t care enough to read the article but “I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way. I don’t carry myself as a boy”…. and that’s because you look like an 11 yr old girl..

    Oh please, go away..

  2. jano1981 says:

    I’ve defended him before and I do think that its kinda mean to compare him to a girl or lesbian but I will no longer. The golf ball thing isn’t a rumor. He really did that. This isn’t a blind item. I guess he is just a little brat. A golf ball to the temple can kill. He shouldn’t be allowed back at the course after that so for him to say he doesn’t think they will be back is rich.

    • Iggles says:

      Well, he does on both accounts! He looks like he hasn’t even started puberty, and before secondary sex characteristics differentiate the physical look of both genders they look pretty similar! In utero the default gender IS female, so I don’t think it’s too far off to comment that a male his age without any male features indeed look like a girl!

      • jano1981 says:

        Yeah. Its just so many kids his age look like that. That’s what you choose to respond to? LOL.

      • Iggles says:

        Nice try, Jano1981, but most 18 year old boys look like young men with broader shoulders, stronger chins, more body hair, and muscle mass than Justin has.

        If he was still 14 or 16 then I’d agree, but Justin is atypical. He is an extremely late bloomer!

      • Stiggy says:

        Jano, I’m in highschool, (not a fan of the Bieber), and all of the boys who are 16+ look well into their twenties. They must be giving Justin estrogen or something.

    • NerdMomma says:

      I do think comparing him to a girl or a lesbian is mean… to girls and lesbians. I’m looking forward to they day he and Lohan start hanging out together… No wait, I’ve just described the beginning of the apocalypse!!!

      • Amelia says:

        I think if they were ever put in a room together their massive egos would make the world spontaneously combust.
        Best keep them away from each other on the 21st December..

      • Iggles says:

        +1 NerdMomma :lol:

  3. Melissa m says:

    Well this is a joke.

  4. paola says:

    ‘I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way’

    No wait..i’m not done yet.


    this made my day!

    • CC says:

      Ditto! haha. I hope it was a joke. Because otherwise….. can’t he afford a mirror or 1000? Nothing manly about him.

    • beyonce's bump says:

      lolol lololol

    • oh dear says:

      lmao! that headline made me laugh, he looks about 10! i find it kinda disturbing when blogs like hollywoodlife call him sexy and stuff. its creepy when 25 year olds describe him that way, almost pedo-ish lol

      anyway, must be nice for him to live with that delusion :)

  5. Cel says:

    Your brain doesn’t catch up with the body in terms of maturity until you are 25…I don’t care what the law says, until then you are a child to me.

    JB is just another spoilt brat not being called out by those closest to him for acting like a d*ckhead.

  6. Kaboom says:

    Remind me not to read your headlines while sipping coffee. Almost had an accident there …

  7. Amelia says:

    I really can’t with this boy. I read an excerpt of the article on the Daily Fail, and his comments about rape and abortion just made me want to hit him. We’re all entitled to our opinion, but this kid has had very little *true* life experience. He recovered from his comment fairly well, but I really think he should keep out of these kind of topics. It seemed really out of context.

    • TheOriginalKitten says:

      Hi Amelia! I missed it-what did he say about abortion and rape?

      • Amelia says:

        Hey Kitten :)
        His general stance is that life begins at conception as far as I can tell (which I don’t have a problem with).
        What bugged me was that the DM tried to spin it that he condones abortion in the case of rape, but he really didn’t specify. “..everything happens for a reason..” “..I don’t know how that would be a reason..”
        BULLS**T. Tell that to my sister you little prepubescent toad.
        He recovered a little by saying he hasn’t been in that position so can’t really judge, but the cynical me is reading between the lines.

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        Wow. That is ridiculous.
        He sounds like a dumb, naive kid who probably never thinks about the implications of his statements.

        P.S. What happened to your sis? (you don’t have to tell me if you don’t want to)

      • Amelia says:

        Thank you, Kitten :)
        Yeah, my sister left her drink unattended for five minutes in a bar and – well, I think you can guess the rest. She had a termination and I would so love Bieber to come say that to her face, just so I could see him get his ass handed to him by a 5ft2 105lb titch :)

  8. Minty says:

    Douche please, your balls haven’t even dropped.

    The delusion is strong with this one.

  9. Amanda says:

    Everyone says my 4 year old looks like him, so I can’t see him as anything other than a baby. He just looks silly to me and like he’s trying too hard.

  10. sarah says:

    You take a young boy, give him tons of money and fame and this is what you get. A delusional little douche.

  11. Blue says:

    This KID needs to get a grip. In 2 yrs time he will be begging the paps to take his picture.

    • Tillie says:

      Gosh Blue, I sure wish it will play out like that.. Everytime I see him, I start to dislike him more and more. Can’t stand his face, voice and attitude. Justin Bieber: GO AWAY!

  12. lolwut says:

    All his charm is gone. He’s trying too hard to prove himself, and it just takes away the cool personality he used to have that made him so appealing. I guess the haters really got to him…

  13. Sloane Wyatt says:

    Vanilla Ice called, and he wants his hair & style back! Gawd, those shades, the faux James Dean, the haremish pants – son, I hate to tell you it’s a major fail.

  14. Ellie66 says:

    EeeeeeeeeeeeeYUK!!! Little girl be quiet!!! And pull up ur pants!

  15. bub says:

    Manly, that is hysterical. There is nothing manly about that boy.

  16. ZigZagZoey says:

    PLEASE let him end up in jail. PLEASE.
    The inmates would just LOVE him.

    And he really should stop doing interviews. He sounds dumber every time.

  17. Intercontinental says:

    Jeez..😒..will somebody PLEASE give him a huge, hard slap…

  18. Jayna says:

    He’s 18. I will cut him a break. There’s growing pains he’s experiencing trying to move into being an adult and trying to transition into a more mature singer. His album is at least a slower transition than Miley, trying to be a sex vixen in her breakaway from teenybopper album. I wouldn’t want everything I said and did at 18 to be made public so that I would have to look back and cringe.

  19. DeltaJuliet says:

    That last pic is not helping the lesbian comparisons…..

  20. Sillyone says:

    Yes because that it the first thing I think of when I hear the name Justin Bieber “manly”. Hahahahaha

  21. hateonit. says:

    I honestly used to never mind him. I mean i wasn’t a fan but I didn’t detest him. that was until he said in a swaggy adult. who says that in real life?!? ii figured he would’ve at least grown some kind of facial hair….but no. and there’s websites that say look at Justin’s hot buff bod. ummmm….my 14 year old cousin has more muscles than him. and she’s a girl. i feel like him and Selena took some kind of serum to make them look 12 forever.

    • Journey says:

      maybe his manager is slipping something into his cornflakes every morning to chemically do what they used to do with a knife– you know, when they wanted to keep a young boy singing those high notes, or they needed someone to guard the harem who wouldn’t be tempted by lustful thoughts. managers have done worse to keep their cash cow in the barn.

  22. mel says:

    eh…I like him…I think he is cute. I saw that Forever movie with my girls and I guess I feel he has worked his ass for his fame – he is young – he will grow up – he has good people around him. I give him some slack…like him waaaaaaay better than someone like Demi Lovato.

  23. Ari says:


  24. aquarius64 says:

    Manly? He still has Similac on his breath.

  25. lira says:

    No manly man wears his pants like that.
    Zac Efron or J. Theroux also ave worn or still wear that look, they try too hard to look hip, and seem douchey to me.
    Who needs to see your underpants? Ridiculous. I hope some day thets pan fall to his ankles in front of paparazzis.

    • Vesper says:

      Exactly, if u label yourself a man, not a boy, the least u can do is pull up ur f*ing pants, dumb ass.

  26. Zvonk says:

    I was more of a man when I was 10.

    I genuinely dont understand how any post pubescent person could find him attractive in the slightest. Post-op transsexuals are more manly.

  27. TheOneAndOnly says:

    Long time readers of the RS know it’s a shadow of its former self Remember they once had John Lennon, janis joplin, jimi, etc. on their covers; this kid’s a label created corporate product just like all the pop stars whose only value is in how many dollars he can bring in until the next new thing comes along; he has nothing to say on anything and he is painfully ignorant and clueless;
    RS tries to redeem itself with leftish articles but when you put this kid and snooki on the cover you’ve lost all legitimacy.

  28. ramona says:


    Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew. Seriously, ladies, think about that for one second. LEGALLY, you could have sex with that little boy now. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.

  29. Tanya says:

    he’s a little boy…a mere child….he’ll look back at himself in 10 years and roll his eyes at his silly attitude..he’ll say to himself ‘geez, I knew nothing’….

  30. INeedANap says:

    I wonder whose body they used on the cover? Bad Photoshop job, Rolling Stone.

  31. May May says:

    I will never understand why so many people in my generation find him attractive. Never. Of course, someone once told me that “I must be a lesbian” because I think Robert Pattinson is ugly too. Perhaps it’s a matter of taste, but they’re both so gross-looking to me. :/

    • the original bellaluna says:

      I think the lesbians are the ones who find him attractive, May May. ;) Nothing wrong with finding the “official heart-throbs” of your generation unattractive!

    • Amelia says:

      I’m totally with you May May. Can’t stand Bieber, and Pattinson just isn’t my cup of tea appearance wise.

  32. the original bellaluna says:

    He wouldn’t know what “carrying himself like a man” is if it came up and kicked him in his yet-to-drop balls.

  33. Ming says:

    The manly ways of Justin Bieber are very *twinkle twinkle little star*

  34. Paula says:

    What a joke! Did his balls finally drop?

  35. faye says:

    yet still manages to look like a lesbian.

  36. Izzy says:

    Soooo… he feels more manly now because he’s more douchey than ever. Did I sum that up correctly?

  37. hmm says:

    Um, manly? He just keeps looking more and more like a butch lezzie ala Tegan & Sara… those girls are bangin’, but being that he is (allegedly) a male….

    I kinda think there might be some truth to the rumor that he’s being kept on female hormones to keep his boyish looks and appeal to the tween demographic because that’s where the money is! $$$

  38. skuddles says:

    Well, he may carry himself in a more “manly way” (ha ha, good one!) but he still acts like a tool and looks like a girl. In fact, it seems the older he gets, the more feminine he looks… weird.

  39. GrandPoobah says:

    I feel like a pedo pervert just LOOKING at this cover.

    And I know its been said but he looks like a cute little butch lesbian or tomboy-certainly not a “man” or anything near that. He might age well considering his baby-facedness. Or he might end up looking like Mickey Rourke…

    “Hot Ready Legal”? GROSS. Just. So. GROSS. YECH. Some please tell that boy to sit down, shut up and eat his Cheerios.

  40. gg says:

    “I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way”

    I too came here to SMH at this. And add: “… because of the “manly” way I HAVE TO HANG ONTO MY SAGGY DRAWS …”

  41. Yeah, he sure is manly. Psh. He’s delusional.

  42. erika says:

    I can’t STAND this Post-Adoloscent PIMP I would be so ashamed of his behavior if I were his mom.

    “Yo, yo, Justin, man, yo, I know yooz juzz keepin’ like-a Kardashian, ha ya know ‘Real’ ya! U know my brother..but ahhh, yo yo, juzz cuz U switched 2 da 8 and the Teen don’ meen U got like swagger like a…like a..bad brother! i mean, U know..”

  43. Adrien says:

    Here’s Philippine Big Brother contestant, Divine:
    Everytime I see Justin, I see Divine.

  44. Kristin says:

    He looks like Ellen Degeneres.

  45. okay, justin needs to stay away from rolling stone. it just doesn’t do good things for him.

  46. Jill says:

    He still looks like a girl! This girl is getting out of hand. Sit down somewhere and pick up a book for a second or two.