Justin Drew Bieber, who is a Canadian pop musician, actor, and singer-songwriter gave his fans a Christmas surprise on Twitter Tuesday night by announcing his ‘official’ retirement from the music industry at the age of 19.
Bieber after initially tweeting, quickly tweeted another message, which was to warn his fans that they should not believe any negative media reports that have been published about him in recent months.
During an interview with one of the renowned radio station power in Los Angeles, the Canadian pop musician told his fans that he needed to focus on himself.
Though this is not the first time that the artist has made an announcement about his retirement to the public. In the same interview he said that “Um, I’m actually retiring man,” adding to it he also said that I want to grow as an artist, and I’m taking a step out, I want my music to mature”.
Bieber finally tweeted to quickly change gears as he wanted to inform his fans that he was here to stay. “IM HERE FOREVER” he tweeted after being bombarded by concerned fans.
Justin Bieber was discovered in 2007 by Scooter Braun, a renowned American talent manager. Braun denied any news related to the artist’s retirement by saying that Bieber simply needed a break and to “take time for himself for the first time since he was 12.
Such unexpected Twitter announcement tops-off a highly agitated year for Bieber as there were several reports of his unpredictable behavior and numerous run-ins with the law made headlines around the world.