Justin Bieber Denies That He’s A ‘Brat’ Following Flight Controversy

Written by Jessica Smith on Aug. 10, 2011

Stemming from reports that Justin Bieber caused a stir on a flight between Los Angeles to Asia recently, he told TMZ Tuesday that contrary to what people portray him as, he’s not a “brat”. When asked why he thinks people believe he is a brat he quipped, “I’ve never heard that rumor before”.

“I don’t think you should believe everything you hear … people make stuff up all the time,” the 17-year-old added. “Supposedly I’m dead today … that’s the rumor.”

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While on a flight recently, Bieber allegedly refused to sit down in his seat in preparation to take-off, much to the surprise of the flight staff. An eyewitness report said, “[Bieber] then gave the staff a really hard time the whole flight, nobody could believe it.And then at the end, the Captain introduced himself to Justin and kindly asked for an autograph, and he rudely refused”.

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This is not the first time he was pulled into controversy, however. During a shoot for CBS’s CSI last year, Marg Helgenberger told a French radio broadcast that Bieber was “kind of a brat” while on the set of the drama series. “He locked one of the producers in a closet, and he put his fist through a cake that was on the craft services table,” she dished.

Bieber defended the claims shortly after Helgenberger’s remarks came to light on Twitter. “I know who I am and sometimes people are just going to say what they want. Keep your head up and be the man your mama raised. #killemwithkindness,” he said at the time.

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  • Nicky0178

    ok then lol

  • Iris-rahman

    he such a douchebag. i mean i guess his parents are too

  • Jbiebsgal

    HE IS NOT!! u people are so dum.. he is the nicest person like… EVER so shut it!