Justin Bieber retiring?

2013-12-18 by Philip Whitehead | 118 Comments
Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has recently stated in a radio interview with Power 106 that his next album may well be his last. The rumours have swept the internet after he was quoted as saying, "The new album ... I'm actually retiring man," continuing, "I'm just gonna take some time - I think I'm probably gonna quit music."

It is unknown how serious Bieber was while discussing these plans although it is thought that declining ticket sales may be playing a factor.

More information plus full interview available here: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/entertainment/justin_bieber_im_retiring.html

Tagged: Justin Bieber

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snerefedsav
December 18th 2013
875 Comments


it's pretty fucked up if he's retiring because he's not selling as many tickets as he used to

MO
December 18th 2013
19553 Comments


fucking hope so

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


He is a vain asshole. I wouldn't put it past him.

guitarded_chuck
December 18th 2013
4022 Comments


if i made as much money as he did i'd retire too

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


Yeah, but imagine hitting middle age and realizing that despite being wealthy, you haven't done anything that has had staying power.

SCREAM!
December 18th 2013
10869 Comments


" I like Metallica's 'Fade to Black' and 'One.' It's edgy and emotional with those instruments and electric guitars and stuff."

Clearly this guy knows a lot about music. True loss. Rip

JustinKing
December 18th 2013
1393 Comments


The kid used to be tolerable to hear about when he didn't have such an ego.

menawati
Contributing Reviewer
December 18th 2013
16388 Comments


"it's pretty fucked up if he's retiring because he's not selling as many tickets as he used to"

Seems pretty logical to me. He made stacks of cash out of some kiddies who are now moving on to some other crap and he is wise enough to realise it's time to go and spend it and do other stuff. I mean I'm assuming he wasn't in it for art's sake.

therapy20
December 18th 2013
67 Comments


Fingers crossed he retires and disappears up his own overhyped arse

ti0n
December 18th 2013
1668 Comments


he will become an actor

hAHAHADHAWHDawh

SCREAM!
December 18th 2013
10869 Comments


watch him star in the next Star Wars....

JustinKing
December 18th 2013
1393 Comments


Didn't somebody say they were considering him as Robin in that upcoming Batman Vs. Superman film?

SCREAM!
December 18th 2013
10869 Comments


hed prob refuse to do it unless they let him be batman

Gwyn.
December 18th 2013
15581 Comments


" I like Metallica's 'Fade to Black' and 'One.' It's edgy and emotional with those instruments and electric guitars and stuff."

I fucking spit my apple juice

Tunaboy45
December 18th 2013
6927 Comments


Yes please

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LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


I am pretty sure Affleck is going to do a good job.

JustinKing
December 18th 2013
1393 Comments


I think Affleck might be able to pull it off. He's had some good performances.

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


And has shown his abilities as a director, god damn. He and Damon really have shown their early detractors what's up.

italianStallion
December 18th 2013
169 Comments


This has been a weird year for music.

SlMBOLlC
December 18th 2013
5324 Comments


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MUSIC
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Deeply lamented by a large circle of sorrowing
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RIP
NB- The body will be cremated
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TheGreatQ
December 18th 2013
1688 Comments


"Didn't somebody say they were considering him as Robin in that upcoming Batman Vs. Superman film?"

It was a Funny or Die joke that people (me included) took seriously.



LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


The movie world doesn't really give a shit about Robin.

WeepingBanana
December 18th 2013
10299 Comments


"Yeah, but imagine hitting middle age and realizing that despite being wealthy, you haven't done anything that has had staying power."

yeah i'm sure at 40 years old he'll cry tears of immense pain into his infinity pool when he realizes he never wrote an album that was well received on sputnik

Minus.
December 18th 2013
2680 Comments


I wonder if the little creep knows he is doing the world a favor

JustinKing
December 18th 2013
1393 Comments


@Lil Pretty much. @Q I just remember seeing it somewhere. I figured it was either a joke or just a rumor.

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


You joke, Weeping, but it is exactly what happens to every former child star.

WeepingBanana
December 18th 2013
10299 Comments


is that why macaulay culkin joined that pizza underground band?

MO
December 18th 2013
19553 Comments


" Seems pretty logical to me. He made stacks of cash out of some kiddies who are now moving on to some other crap and he is wise enough to realise it's time to go and spend it and do other stuff. I mean I'm assuming he wasn't in it for art's sake."

this. his little tweenies are growing up and I think he's seen what happens to boy bands who try and stay relevant

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


Yup, but I have to say he is handling it better than most. My point is that when the mounds of dollars go away and he is a broke bitch, we will never hear the end of it.

sailSAway
December 18th 2013
928 Comments


kanyes buying him out

climactic
December 18th 2013
20396 Comments


i dont think 140 mil is going away anytime soon lol

LilLioness
December 18th 2013
2905 Comments


I wouldn't be so sure. Apparently, musicians blow through millions like no one's business.

DurzoBlint
December 18th 2013
1219 Comments


I'd trade places with him, the kids loaded from a few years work, set for life. Good for him. He probably knows his music is shit.

climactic
December 18th 2013
20396 Comments


idk he doesnt seem stupid. massive tool, yeah probably, but not stupid...if i were him id travel the world, get some sweet cars, donate a shit ton and set aside enough to live very very comfortably for 80 more years...

wabbit
December 18th 2013
7057 Comments


Siddartha Gautama

emester
December 18th 2013
5561 Comments


biebers a crusty anus. good to hear that he's going to retire

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Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
December 18th 2013
7042 Comments


This has "publicity stunt" written all over it.

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SnailTRAIL
December 18th 2013
910 Comments


did he really say that about metallica I didn't read the article

DurzoBlint
December 18th 2013
1219 Comments


Even if it is publicity stunt, its still a smart move on his part. Its win win....

KILL
December 18th 2013
73818 Comments


yes hes a big fan

dawija1017
December 18th 2013
609 Comments


He's quitting lmao, that just means he was never an artist to begin with...just a fuckin pawn

chemicalmarriage
December 18th 2013
2044 Comments


This is great news!

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
December 18th 2013
2110 Comments


He'll go underground for a few months and then just come back within a year or so probably.

MrSnuffles
December 18th 2013
112 Comments


"Yeah, but imagine hitting middle age and realizing that despite being wealthy, you haven't done anything that has had staying power."

What does that even mean?

itchybutthole
December 18th 2013
3724 Comments


dont beliebe it one bit.dude will get back soon

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ncguitar
December 18th 2013
2489 Comments


hope he joins a prog rock or blackened death metal band

Spec
December 18th 2013
28466 Comments


Bieber Metallica Lulu 2

Necrotica
December 18th 2013
10584 Comments


Excuse me while I gather a choir to sing Ode to Joy

eddie95
December 18th 2013
603 Comments


pls justin dunt leav us

TheBarber
December 18th 2013
2758 Comments


"Yeah, but imagine hitting middle age and realizing that despite being wealthy, you haven't done anything that has had staying power."

lol

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kuk
December 18th 2013
50 Comments


IM GOING TO FUCKING KILL MY SELF

butchinette
December 18th 2013
210 Comments


"It means he has no legacy bc hes a whiny douchy tryhard wannabe rapfag"

just lol

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SarcasticBastardV2
December 18th 2013
53 Comments


Last album is going to be djent-influenced, calling it right now.

Dancedrewdance
December 18th 2013
1169 Comments


I guess you could say he's, too fast, but also he is to furious at the same time.

sixdegrees
December 18th 2013
18635 Comments


why did I just read the ultimateguitar comments

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Funeralopolis
December 18th 2013
12630 Comments


you say justin bieber I scream three days grace

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Dancedrewdance
December 18th 2013
1169 Comments


You say you scream three days grance I dance like an asian women to kyary

nylertickel2
December 18th 2013
186 Comments


Ultimate-guitar comment threads are always a dark, dark place to venture

auberginedreams
December 18th 2013
6081 Comments


if you watch the video it's pretty obvious he wasn't being serious.

Dunpeal
December 18th 2013
3956 Comments


publicity cunt

Funeralopolis
December 18th 2013
12630 Comments


Yea I just watched the video, he is very obviously joking about retiring.

Green Baron
December 18th 2013
21602 Comments


metal poser



Whispered4tw
December 18th 2013
668 Comments


yeah... probably wants to make it big in the tv/movie bizz



Scoot
December 18th 2013
18132 Comments


inb4 actor transition

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30secondstocydonia
December 18th 2013
417 Comments


PRAISE THA LAWD

themainmast
December 18th 2013
255 Comments


he's clearly kidding-watch the video

Apollo
December 18th 2013
10383 Comments


Bieber retires and drops off the face of the earth, some other faggy teen pop star rises in his place...the cycle can't be broken!

Dunpeal
December 18th 2013
3956 Comments


did he ever clean up that waggy graffiti of his?

SirDrumsalot
December 18th 2013
1664 Comments


All this is a publucity stunt. He says he's going to retire in hopes that it will get peoples attention and make them buy the next album since its his last. Then after he takes a few years off he "unexpectedly" comes out of retirement, again hoping to get attention and boost sales.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 18th 2013
51327 Comments


jay z part 2

Spec
December 18th 2013
28466 Comments


Apollo is right though. It doesn't really matter.

breakingthefragile
December 18th 2013
2990 Comments


The way he says it is clearly in a sarcastic manner. Even if he was serious though, this isn't going to go through. Remember last year when One Direction said they'd stop making music for 10 years after the next album, only to then release another one this year? Katy Perry also said she was going to do the same last year before her new one dropped. No one in pop culture stays true to their word. However, if this ends up being true..........WHAT AM I GOING TO REVIEW????? :'(

sniper
December 18th 2013
19076 Comments


you could always try reviewing music

evilford
December 18th 2013
25204 Comments


go, stay, idrgaf

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TheMoreira
December 18th 2013
7188 Comments


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :'

someguest
December 18th 2013
22973 Comments


If I made enough money to retire I probably would too. I'd buy an island and get as far away from the majority of the human race as possible.

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zaruyache
December 18th 2013
8692 Comments


People might not like Robin, but Nightwing's pretty sweet.

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KeepTheChange
December 18th 2013
62 Comments


This is my dream come true.

KeepTheChange
December 18th 2013
62 Comments


Maybe next he'll retire from the human race

Funeralopolis
December 18th 2013
12630 Comments


calm down

slidenslip
December 18th 2013
1016 Comments


naming a few other rock greats such as Led Zeppelin, Korn and Guns N' Roses among personal favorites.


Rhyme
December 18th 2013
1313 Comments


thats gonna make people hate him more

also lol for having korn as his favourites

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fromtheinside
December 18th 2013
20043 Comments


where the fuck does this guy get off

bach
December 18th 2013
13814 Comments


So I guess i can't put my hopes of a Juicy J/biebz track to rest?

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SnailTRAIL
December 18th 2013
910 Comments


where the fuck does this guy get off

in my mouth

Green Baron
December 18th 2013
21602 Comments


we all know he doesn't like korn's early stuff

just the path of totality

joshieboy12345
December 18th 2013
5377 Comments


Early Christmas present for us all.

Calc
December 18th 2013
12717 Comments


he's settin himself up for an epic comeback in 6 months

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SarcasticBastardV2
December 19th 2013
53 Comments


He's gonna drop a surprise album with seventeen videos.

Immortallix
December 19th 2013
61 Comments


k goodbye don't comeback pls

"we all know he doesn't like korn's early stuff

just the path of totality" [2]

Vicho
December 19th 2013
139 Comments


He realized that One Direction are replacing him.

Impervious
December 19th 2013
452 Comments


Meh. Kidding or not, not a big deal.

Omeggia
December 19th 2013
134 Comments


Wisest thing this kid has ever done.

weedblunt
December 19th 2013
558 Comments


good

facupm
December 20th 2013
9591 Comments


this git swept the floor with my country's flag how im not gonna hate him

dbizzles
December 20th 2013
597 Comments


There's always pro skating, eh?

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protonjon
December 20th 2013
110 Comments


I don't beliebe him.

DatsNotDaMetulz
December 20th 2013
2026 Comments


Eh his manager says he wasn't being serious, we all knew that really but I just wanted to give people a brief glimmer of hope.

omnipanzer
December 20th 2013
21714 Comments


*gets on knees

Dear god, I know it's been a really long time...

Prince1993
December 25th 2013
553 Comments


It's official now.. Yes!!!!!!
There is a god

Pheromone
December 25th 2013
3989 Comments


Yeah, fuck that guy who really didn't effect my life at all nor annoy me in any way personally!

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ShitsofRain
December 25th 2013
6513 Comments


good news for metal

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TooLateToGoBack
December 25th 2013
1812 Comments


Smart move, actually.

His shows will sell out now, he'll make tons of money, and then make a "comeback" in 2015 or whenever.

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TheMoreira
December 25th 2013
7188 Comments


yup, even sooner probably

TheGreatQ
December 25th 2013
1688 Comments


https://twitter.com/justinbieber/statuses/415683404462436352

none
December 25th 2013
1100 Comments


any1 who believes him is dumber than andcas

and that's pretty goddamn motherfuckin dumb

Green Baron
December 25th 2013
21602 Comments


he's faking it

such a dirty hypocrite

CK
December 25th 2013
5534 Comments


No I really think he is gonna try and retire. He's probably thinking "I am going to go into acting or some other media thingy whatever I'm tired"

none
December 25th 2013
1100 Comments


considering you've had a chronic case of the same condition for almost 64000 comments i think u take priorities!

someguest
December 25th 2013
22973 Comments


How many good comments does andcas have?

none.

Relinquished
December 25th 2013
28373 Comments


ha

ShadowRemains
December 25th 2013
22229 Comments


lol

someguest
December 25th 2013
22973 Comments


I love you, man.

Pick up some lube on the way home from work tomorrow, I don't want to hurt you.

Relinquished
December 25th 2013
28373 Comments


u done it now somegay

someguest
December 25th 2013
22973 Comments


Oh well, two nights in a row can't be too bad...

facupm
December 26th 2013
9591 Comments


bye bieber it seems

hikingmetalpunk
December 26th 2013
1348 Comments


90% of the human population wants to punch this kid in the face, good time to retire.

Toondude10
December 27th 2013
5760 Comments


Yep, it's official. The fucking Beebs is finally retiring. Thank the sweet mother of the Holy Jesus it's about time that bastard finally realized he has no talent.

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