Justin Bieber Not Retiring, Was 'Just Messing Around'

Biebs continuing with his career, confirms manager Scooter Braun.

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More details regarding the supposed retiring of pop sensation Justin Bieber recently surfaced, revealing that JB wasn't even considering to throw the towel in the first place. As reported, the brief clip previously showed Justin telling Power 106 radio about needing some time off from the showbiz. "The new album ... I'm actually retiring man," he said. "I'm just gonna take some time - I think I'm probably gonna quit music." However, it was clear that the footage just abruptly ended. The full clip now shows that the part where the singer adds "No, I'm just messing around" was missing. Furthermore, Independent reports that Bieber's manager also noted Justin was "just kidding," telling ITN: "Next year he's taking a break just to make music and relax, take some time for himself for the first time since he was 12." As most things Bieber, the story of his retirement spread across the web like wildfire, garnering young star copious amount of attention and media space from both fans and haters. Check out the clip below for the full chat and share your thoughts in the comments.

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    I am embarrassed this guy is a product of Canada. You're welcome world, we gave you Justin Bieber AND Nickelback. Canadians are the ultimate trolls. Haha
    I clicked this article just to see the top comment, was not disappointed.
    Since When did he actually make "Music" though?
    Well, you are right that he didn't really make music, but the stuff he sang was most definitely music.
    Lol @ the downvotes. I really hate it when people start defining music. JB's music has melody, lyrics, harmony, rhythm. What else does it need to have to be music? I understand people when they say that JB's success wasn't all about music (it was more about his looks) and I agree with that. But still, the stuff he sang was music.
    Are his hat and glasses too big for him or does he just have a really tiny head?
    Well, he has no brain which is able to fill a normal human head, so his head has had to adjust. Plus, he likes wearing big hats, makes him feel more like an adult, when from a distance, he looks like a toddler wearing clothes which are just too big for him =)
    Since he's taking a break chances are when he tries to return no one will care, it's all about One Direction for now and they'll be replaced in 3 or 4 years to.
    Well that's a relief. Phew.
    Please tell me that's sarcasm..
    Of course it was. Or maybe that was. Either way, if he retired UG members wouldn't have anything to complain about.
    This was just a marketing stunt. This gave him even more attention, which was exactly the goal of it.
    Lol Natures
    I know you're not suppose to wish bad things upon people, but... it would be really nice if the next microphone he grabbed was actually a Stielhandgranate.
    link no1
    I like the part where this doesn't really effect me since I don't recall hearing his music within the last 12 months anyway and I can easily not read anything about him either if I just stopped clicking articles with his name in the title. He's dropping in popularity anyway and One Direction is taking over as the most hated 'pop sensation'. In a few years Beiber will be irrelevant and the only person who will mention his name will be his mother. In a few years, they will drop in popularity and somebody else will take over as most hated 'pop sensation'. A few years later they will be irrelevant and the only person who will mention their name will be their mothers. A few years later the same will happen again, then again a little later and yet again shortly after that. It's always happened and will always happen. It still surprises me that it shocks people that it happens and baffles me that people still think that if the current 'trend' retires/dies/just goes away (At the moment, that's Beiber) then the cycle will be broken and 'superior music' will become universally liked instead.