Thursday, January 23, 2014

Baby, Baby, Baby, OH!

The Biebs got arrested..

Big news on the radio as I was driving to work today. Evidently he was drag racing his yellow Lambo while under the influence of something. The press is having a field day with this latest infraction. It's like the vultures are circling now waiting for his demise. 

I say not smart ever-especially when you're Justin Bieber. 

BUT-really? Big news? Ya maybe if you're TMZ or E! but broadcasting live on every news channel? This is really not hard news worthy enough to have his mug shot streaming over the AP. Here's the thing...

He's 19! The kid is 19 years old and has lived a lifetime already. Tons of money and lived a pampered life. The life of a rock star who can pretty much do anything he wants to pretty much any day. But he's still a kid. Listen, I'm not condoning drag racing while you're hopped up on something but I get that a 19 year old would. 

My nephew got arrested for drag racing at about the same age in Small Town, USA- I don't recall his mug shot plastered all over the AP. Or the local PTO meeting either, and believe me, those suburban moms can talk... They didn't because either their kids did it too or they came dangerously close. Too close. 

It just proves that The Biebs, while being the biggest pop star on the planet, is still just a kid. A boy who likes his toys. It just so happens that he can afford the best. 

Yes, it's extremely dangerous.
Yes, it's foolish and childish.
And yes, it's not how a role model should behave. Ever. 

But it doesn't warrant the "bring down the Biebs" campaign that the press has been waging. 

Maybe all that's warranted here is a time out. His mom should ground him for a month and take his keys away. Done.

Just like every other parent of a 19 year old in the good old U S of A.


MarkD60 said...

I read he was in danger of being deported after they found the cookie jars of drugs at his house last week.
I never really heard of him, what is he? an actor? singer? some rich persons kid?

Kenneth Noisewater said...

This kid was not ready to live on his own without adult supervision. I blame his parents for raising a d-bag.

the walking man said...

Now you know he has reached the pinnacle of his career. He's before the courts after having numerous other complaints dropped or gone away. does this kid who looks like Miley Cyrus without makeup even have parents around or just a posse?

Anonymous said...

My question is why are we surprised that this is headline news? People are bored. I would give anything to have a day when absolutely no one tunes into the News. Can we make that a thing? A national Boycott the news day? Have them broadcast to absolutely no one?

Advertisers would lose millions by wasting money on their ads. Given enough time, Advertisers would probably not want to pay for that day. I would love to see this happen.

Yeah, I am an anarchist!