Justin Bieber Slams Taylor Swift for ‘Crossing a Line’ in Message About Manager Scooter Braun

Justin Bieber defended his manager, Scooter Braun, after Taylor Swift accused Braun of “bullying” in her reaction to Braun’s purchase of Big Machine Records. At the top of her post, Swift included a screenshot of an old Bieber Instagram post, which she claimed was an example of Braun’s bullying tactics.

Justin said this was “crossing a line.”

In his own lengthy response, Justin says Scooter “has had your back since the days you graciously let me open for you!”

He writes:

First of all i would like to apologize for posting that hurtful instagram post, at the time i thought it was funny but looking back it was distasteful and insensitive,” he wrote in the caption of a throwback photo of the two pop stars. He took full responsibility for the post of him with Braun and West, and stressed that Braun “didnt have anything to do with it and it wasnt even a part of the conversation in all actuality he was the person who told me not to joke like that.”

He then proceeded to continue to defend Braun, and accused her of bullying:

“As the years have passed we haven’t crossed paths and gotten to communicate our differences, hurts or frustrations. So for you to take it to social media and get people to hate on scooter isn’t fair. What were you trying to accomplish by posting that blog? seems to me like it was to get sympathy u also knew that in posting that your fans would go and bully scooter.”

 

Read Bieber’s post in full below.

 

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Hey Taylor. First of all i would like to apologize for posting that hurtful instagram post, at the time i thought it was funny but looking back it was distasteful and insensitive.. I have to be honest though it was my caption and post that I screenshoted of scooter and Kanye that said “taylor swift what up” he didnt have anything to do with it and it wasnt even a part of the conversation in all actuality he was the person who told me not to joke like that.. Scooter has had your back since the days you graciously let me open up for you.! As the years have passed we haven’t crossed paths and gotten to communicate our differences, hurts or frustrations. So for you to take it to social media and get people to hate on scooter isn’t fair. What were you trying to accomplish by posting that blog? seems to me like it was to get sympathy u also knew that in posting that your fans would go and bully scooter. Anyway, One thing i know is both scooter and i love you. I feel like the only way to resolve conflict is through communication. So banter back and fourth online i dont believe solves anything. I’m sure Scooter and i would love to talk to you and resolve any conflict, pain or or any feelings that need to be addressed. Neither scooter or i have anything negative to say about you we truly want the best for you. I usually don’t rebuttal things like this but when you try and deface someone i loves character thats crossing a line..

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