Justin Bieber upsets Indonesian fans
Justin Bieber needs a geography lesson. The teen pop idol is in trouble with his Indonesian fans after he called the world's fourth most populous nation "some random country" during an event in London.
The Wall Street Journal reports (via The Daily Mirror) that "a petulant" Bieber was holding court with reporters in London to discuss his forthcoming album Believe when he "mocked the [English] accent, insulted [Indonesia] and threw a hissy fit."
In discussing the making of the album, Bieber said one of the album's new tracks was recorded in "some random country." His manager, Scott ‘Scooter’ Braun, interjected and clarified that it was produced in Indonesia
"I recorded it in a studio. Some little place," Bieber continued. "They didn’t know what they were doing."
Bieber's dismissive remarks have upset his fans in the 240 million-strong Southeast Asian country. The Journal reports that horrified reactions have begun to appear alongside the usual litany of adoring tweets and fansite postings.
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