JUSTIN BIEBER RETIRING...OR NOT!
EXCLUSIVE: 'Bieber's not going ANYWHERE!' Teen sensation is NOT retiring - and is just 'going through a phase'
- Stardom takes its toll as teen sensation breaks down and weeps in new movie Believe
- Bieber will spend Christmas away from Hollywood with his family in Canada
- He is 'banned' from seeing former pals Lil Za and Lil Twist - after throwing them out of his LA home
By SARA NATHAN
Justin Bieber has today denied he is retiring after claiming that he plans to take a break from the music industry.
The 19-year-old pop sensation brazenly told radio station Power 106 yesterday: 'After the new album, I'm actually retiring man. I'm retiring.'
But source close to the singer - who is seen weeping in his new movie Believe - told MailOnline: 'Justin's going through a phase - no-one's worried. He's not retiring - he's being a little punk!
'Listen, he just raised $1.2million in the Philippines this week, his movie's premiering tonight, he has a new album - he's not going anywhere, everything's fine.'
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MailOnline can reveal that Bieber will spend Christmas at his home with family in Canada following the release of his new album Journals, next week.
Meanwhile, his management company have banned him from associating with former pals, Lil Za and Li Twist - who were today named in a law suit by a photographer who is currently suing Bieber and a bodyguard.
The young rappers spent much of their time at Bieber's $6.5million Calabasas home - until the star is believed to have kicked them out in September following a suspected jewellery theft - but a source admitted: 'They're not a great influence - Justin's management company don't want him hanging around with them.'
Tonight, Justin will attend the premiere of his new movie Believe, a follow-up to 2011's Never Say Never, in Hollywood and when asked if management were worried about the young star, the source added: 'Justin's doing his own thing, he's fine - he's not even 20.'
No longer welcome: Justin Bieber is reported to have kicked out Lil Twist (L) and Lil Za (R) from his Calabasas, California, home, pictured in September
It's NOT all over! Justin Bieber claimed that he was retiring as a singer during an appearance on Power 106 radio station on Tuesday, in Los Angeles, California (pictured)
The Baby star stunned radio host Kurt Alexander, better known as Big Boy, yesterday on California's Power 106 station when he appeared on his show and announced out of the blue that he was retiring.
However while the star seemed somewhat sure at first, following their reaction, he backtracked slightly suggesting he has not quite made up his mind: 'I want to grow as an artist and I'm taking a step out, I want my music to mature.'
The singer, who has caused controversy in recent months for antics including partying underage in nightclubs and spray-painting public property in Australia.
And yesterday, TMZ reported he jumped up on stage on Friday night at the Laugh Factory in LA and retorting to jibes from comic Chris D'Elia', he said he slept with 'b****s'.
And Bieber said the main issue is that he is no longer attracted to the idea of fame.
You're doing what? The 19-year-old told the shocked radio station's hosts, 'After the new album, I'm actually retiring man. I'm retiring'
All about the music: The Canadian said is no longer attracted to the idea of fame
The Baby star said: 'I'm here solely for my fans and for the music.
During the radio interview, Justin also hit back at his critics and denied he is becoming increasingly arrogant.
He said: 'People think I'm arrogant, I'm not, I've always been a caring and giving person.
'I'm 19 I'm gonna make mistakes it's inevitable.'
The teenager has been in the news a lot lately.
The star is currently preparing to testify in a case bought against him by photographer, Jeffery Binion, who claims that one of the hitmaker's bodyguards choked him and stole his camera equipment in June.
They will be devastated: Fans waited for hours for the singer to arrive at for the interview
Call the fashion police: The pop star is often poked fun of for his clothing choices and on Tuesday wore a pair of his favourite low crotched leather trousers
Having a laugh? Before Beliebers everywhere despair, a source close to Justin said the 19-year-old was just joking and has no plans to permanently hang up his microphone
Justin is expected to be questioned by the paparazzo's lawyer next week in a videotaped session, however according to TMZ, the Believe singer's lawyers want the footage under lock and key fearing that the deposition might be published to the public.
TMZ today reported that Binion says in his deposition that he was confronted by Lil Za, Lil Twist and two of Bieber's bodyguards after taking pictures of the start outside a recording studio.
Binion says that Lil Za demanded his camera and threatened to break it before trying to wrench it from his hand during a struggle that lasted up to five minutes. All the while, he claims that Lil Twist was egging his friend on.
He also says Bieber's bodyguard threatened him with a gun and was forced to delete his photos as a bodyguard had him in a chokehold.
tried to wrench it from his hand. Binion claims the struggle lasted 3 to 5 minutes. As for Twist ... Binion says he was egging Za on.
Over the weekend, emergency services were called to the pop star's Calabasas mansion because of a young woman was found unconscious during a party in the early hours of Saturday morning.
She later came to and declined medical treatment before it arrived.
Bieber through the ages: The star, seen here in 2010 and in 2012, has gone from a fresh faced kid, to a pop singer trying to be edgier and now, to a heavily tattooed mega star
Inked up: Justin - who is worth an estimated $130 million - has developed more of a bad ass personality recently, tattoos included
Due out Christmas day, Bieber's new movie Believe is a on and off stage look at the singer's rise to fame and stardom.
Heralded by the star as a chance to tell his story, in the trailer he implores people to 'not believe the hype'.
Breaking down in tears at one point, Justin says he feels he is a target but he wants to focus on the fans and not the fame.
He says: 'It all started with the fans, so it's got to end with the fans. It's back to being the underdog.'
Since being discovered at the age of 13, Justin has become one of the most successful solo acts of all time and has an estimated net worth of in excess $130 million.
Don't believe the hype: Talk of retirement comes a day before Justin's documentary Believe is premiered in Los Angeles. The film looks at his rise to fame on and off stage
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