Music News: Damage Control for Justin Bieber

JustinRecently, TMZ released a video of Justin Bieber telling a joke at the age of 15. The music star, then 15, asks: “Why are black people afraid of chain saws?”
He answers his own question: “Run n*****, n*****, n*****, n*****,” he says, imitating the sound of a chain saw. Then he laughs.
The video was giving to TMZ around four years back and decided not to release it because of his age at the time.¬† Today, his publicist was in damage control to stop the bad press. ¬†Bieber had this to say “As a young man, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt. I thought it was OK to repeat hurtful words and jokes, but didn’t realize at the time that it wasn’t funny and that in fact my actions were continuing the ignorance,” Bieber, now 20, said in a statement.
He added: “I take my friendships with people of all cultures very seriously and I apologize for offending or hurting anyone with my childish and inexcusable mistake. I was a kid then and I am a man now who knows my responsibility to the world and to not make that mistake again.”
Lately Bieber has had been in some trouble of late and this is just another.

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