Over the years, Justin Bieber has found himself to be in the media spotlight on many occasions. The singer rose to fame when he was young and that explains why most of his controversial statements just reflect his immaturity. In 2013, when the singer was just a teenager, he visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Netherlands while he was on tour in Europe. The official page of the museum later revealed that Justin Bieber was inspired and wrote that Anne Frank would have been a belieber in the museum’s guestbook.
In 2013, Justin Bieber visited the Anne Frank House
Justin Bieber visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam with his friends and security in 2013. The official page of the museum later posted on Facebook that he was in the museum for more than an hour and was truly inspired. What caught everyone’s attention was that the singer also mentioned that Anne Frank would have been a belieber in the museum’s guestbook.
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He later received backlash on social media
A lot of people on social media called out the singer for the narcissistic note he left in the guestbook. People were unhappy with the fact that someone privileged like Justin Bieber left a note like that. People questioned whether the singer actually learned something or just left the note for publicity. Conde Nast Traveler said, “When writing about the museum – just as when visiting it – there is an understandable expectation that one should tread carefully.”
A lot of celebrities also came after Justin Bieber
A lot of famous personalities also came after the singer. Lena Dunham tweeted mocking the singer’s statement, ““Anne was dope. Hopefully she would have gone to the window to the wall” –Lil Jon re: Anne Frank.”
Mindy Kaling also tweeted, “I’m out of the country & the news seems lame guys. Accidental Racist? Bieber’s Anne Frank thing? Kobe’s Achilles heel is compelling I guess.”
Ricky Gervais also shared his opinion, “I agree with Justin Bieber. Anne Frank would’ve loved his stuff. It’s perfect for being played really really quietly so no one can hear it.”