Sat, 25 Feb 2012 02:17:31 GMT | By Jackie Burns
All grown up: Justin Bieber turns 18

Bieber backlash



Justin Bieber performs (© Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
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  • Justin Bieber performs on the X Factor (© Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
  • Justin Bieber with his mother Pattie Mallette in early 2010 (© Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Time Inc)
  • A young Justin Bieber busks in Stratford, Ontario (© Irving Shuter/Getty Images)
  • Bieber fans wait to catch a glimpse of Justin Bieber (© Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
  • Justin Bieber performs Never Say Never with Jaden Smith (© Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
  • Justin Bieber and BFF Ryan Butler at a Toronto Raptors game (© Central Image Agency/FilmMagic - soccer)
  • Justin Bieber performs (© Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
  • Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber at the White House Correspondents dinner (© Larry Busacca/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)
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With success inevitably comes controversy, and Bieber has endured plenty during his short time in the spotlight. He's been accused of being an all-out diva, reportedly yelling "don't f----king touch me again," to a production staffer while appearing on an Australian TV program, an accusation he strongly denies. Then there was the time he angrily flipped the bird at the paps, before taking to Twitter to apologize. And who can forget the famous laser tag incident in Richmond, British Columbia, when Bieber was accused of hitting a player after reportedly being heckled by a group of gamers. In a recent interview with V magazine, the singer took time to address the strong anti-Bieber movement. "A lot of people say they hate Justin Bieber who haven't even listened to my music," he says. "They just hate the idea of me."

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