Bieber calls Clinton after using the F-word
July 11th, 2013
08:40 AM ET
10 years ago

Bieber calls Clinton after using the F-word

(CNN) - Justin Bieber called and apologized to former President Bill Clinton after a recently-emerged video showed the artist spraying cleaner fluid on a photo of the former president and saying "F*** Bill Clinton."

An aide to Clinton confirmed the apology, and Bieber tweeted about the conversation Wednesday night.

The video, posted online by TMZ, showed Bieber urinating in a janatorial mop bucket as he and his entourage exited a nightclub through a restauraunt kitchen.

The poorly-shot video then shows Bieber using what looks like cleaning liquid to spray a poster of Clinton as the performer shouts the expletive about the former president. The incident reportedly happened in New York City earlier this year.

E! Online reported that Bieber told Clinton he would love to help the Clinton Global Initiative, a public health and humanitarian organization run by the former president and his family.

Clinton reportedly told Bieber, "If that is the worst thing you have ever done, all is well."

- CNN's Paul Steinhauser and Ashley Killough contributed to this report.

Filed under: Bill Clinton
soundoff (441 Responses)
  1. Geoffrey

    So he makes an immense fool of himself and his punishment is.... to be rewarded with a phone call from an ex-president? Celebrities really do live by different rules than the rest of us.

    July 11, 2013 12:25 pm at 12:25 pm |
  2. Tony Plakas

    He should be apologizing to the janitor.

    July 11, 2013 12:26 pm at 12:26 pm |
  3. Andy

    I am so tired of these young stars who think they can say and do whatever they want with very little resistence from the police or legal system. On the other hand, Paula Deen makes a comment 30 years ago and her whole world falls apart. What kind of image is he portraying to all these young teens? What a shame. I would have loved to hear that President Clinton refused his apology. If any other normal American would have committed this act, they would have been beaten and thrown in jail. We as Americans should never tolerate this behavior from ANYONE – even celebrities.

    July 11, 2013 12:28 pm at 12:28 pm |
  4. kwdragon

    Just shows what a class act Pres. Bill Clinton is.

    July 11, 2013 12:28 pm at 12:28 pm |
  5. Marc

    I hope everyone stops supporting him, he will eventually run out of money and wont have anymore publicity.

    July 11, 2013 12:31 pm at 12:31 pm |
  6. yogi

    This kid lives in a very surreal world, where he gets his way with everything. When you live your life without respect for others, and no self discipline, you are on the road to self destruction.

    July 11, 2013 12:33 pm at 12:33 pm |
  7. lozer

    So because he keeps doing stuff and publicly apologizing on a social networking site, we should forgive him? isn't it about time little beibs go to jail for something?

    July 11, 2013 12:36 pm at 12:36 pm |
  8. ShawnDH

    Justin Bieber has more maturity than today's GOP. Think about that. At least Bieber has the maturity to apologize for saying terrible things.

    July 11, 2013 12:36 pm at 12:36 pm |
  9. Rob

    Oh lord. When will this little freak just go the hell away? His head is certainly 15,000 times larger than his wee-wee! Lindsay Lohan allllll over again. Though Justin looks a little more feminine than Lindsay.

    July 11, 2013 12:37 pm at 12:37 pm |
  10. Jeff

    A 12-year-old kid with a billion dollars in the bank, a massive entourage, and handlers out the wazoo will never learn responsibility, maturity, respect, or the other standards of civilized society. This sad act is going to last awhile. His sole positive contribution to humanity may be as a cautionary tale for others who enter the public limelight: Don't Be a Bieber.

    July 11, 2013 12:38 pm at 12:38 pm |
  11. Charles

    This story does not surprise me at all... JB is a spoiled little rich kid, nothing more.. This "apology" would have meant a lot more, in my opinion, had he made it publicly.. Instead on twitter it's "Thanks for talking to me"... how about adding "and I'm sorry I acted like a complete tool, it was uncalled for" – How about some personal responsibility JB?

    July 11, 2013 12:39 pm at 12:39 pm |
  12. willard43

    Why is this news? Maybe a tweet, but a news story? C'mon're better than that.

    July 11, 2013 12:41 pm at 12:41 pm |
  13. Jay in Florida

    Lindsey Lohan, reloaded

    July 11, 2013 12:44 pm at 12:44 pm |
  14. Justin

    It's clear the end is near when canadian teen douchebag pop singer has more access to a former US president than a regular citizen. why can't I call Mr Clinton and chat with him.

    July 11, 2013 12:44 pm at 12:44 pm |
  15. Pam from Iowa

    Seriously, does anyone care what comes out of the mouth of this child???

    July 11, 2013 12:45 pm at 12:45 pm |
  16. Jeb Bush

    Beiver's 15 minutes are just about up. Soon he'll go into complete self destruct mode.

    July 11, 2013 12:45 pm at 12:45 pm |
  17. Karebear

    As a Canadian I would like to apologize for unleashing this piece of crap on the world. He is an embarrassment and serioulsy needs to lose the ego BIG TIME. He is a disgrace, a spoiled brat. I can't wait till he becomes washed up and we don't need to be subjected to his immature little antics anymore.

    July 11, 2013 12:47 pm at 12:47 pm |
  18. Bruce Kiser

    Justin please stop

    July 11, 2013 12:50 pm at 12:50 pm |
  19. Gman

    What a punk.

    July 11, 2013 12:51 pm at 12:51 pm |
  20. itm520

    What an amazing little DB!

    July 11, 2013 12:52 pm at 12:52 pm |
  21. mb65

    This dirt bag needs to go back to Canada..............he is NO ONE for any child to look up to........................he should climb back under the rock he came up from.

    July 11, 2013 12:55 pm at 12:55 pm |
  22. Marie MD

    Can this loser nobody be deported back go Canada?
    I have yet to hear of a person from south or central America be the complete jack behind this thing is and continue to make money for his half of a so called talent.
    I blame MD state troopers for not putting him behind bars when he started thinking that he could (and he has) gotten away with everything since that episode when he threw a water balloon at one of our state troopers. I would still be in jail for assaulting an officer!
    Take cross from Texas with you and don't let the customs' gate hit you on your way out of the US.

    July 11, 2013 12:59 pm at 12:59 pm |
  23. DDoomer

    Can we please just send this little twit back to Canada and be done with all his stupidity.

    July 11, 2013 01:03 pm at 1:03 pm |
  24. Sal

    All he needs a dress and some make up and he could win a beauty contest........

    July 11, 2013 01:03 pm at 1:03 pm |
  25. whatapunk

    what makes the little punk think the president wants to hear from him ? "Celebrities" are delusional. They think what they say matters to anyone over 12 with a brain.

    July 11, 2013 01:05 pm at 1:05 pm |
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