Justin Bieber used medication as an escape from fame

Teen heart-throb Justin Bieber has opened up about his previous heavy drug abuse, calling it an escape from the pressures of fame that he determined to cease solely when he felt he was dying.

Bieber, 25, has written on social media up to now yr about his struggles with melancholy, medication and fame, however he went into element on digicam for the primary time in a documentary collection about his life.

Bieber stated he began utilizing marijuana when he was about 13, the age at which he rose to fame as a baby-faced singer in Canada. He quickly moved on to different substances, together with Ecstasy, psychedelic mushrooms, tablets and alcohol.

“Folks do not understand how critical it obtained. It was legit loopy scary. I used to be waking up within the morning and the very first thing I used to be doing was popping tablets and smoking a blunt and beginning my day. It simply obtained scary,” Bieber stated within the newest episode of his YouTube documentary, Justin Bieber: Seasons, launched on Monday.

“I made a decision to cease as a result of I used to be, like, dying. My safety and employees would come into my room at evening to verify my pulse,” he recalled.

Bieber stated that like different younger individuals, he was experimenting and utilizing medication to flee.

“However my expertise was in entrance of cameras and I had a distinct stage of publicity. I had some huge cash and plenty of issues,” he stated.

The 10-part documentary chronicles the making of the Canadian singer’s first album in 4 years, in addition to giving followers glimpses of his non-public life along with his new spouse, mannequin Hailey Baldwin, and different members of the family.

It follows an extended interval out of the general public eye after Bieber abruptly pulled out of his Function world tour in 2017, citing the necessity for relaxation.

Bieber’s new album, Modifications, might be launched subsequent Friday, adopted by a North American tour beginning in Might. – Reuters

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