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Justin Bieber Apologizes for Racist Joke: "I Made a Reckless and Immature Mistake"

It’s been a while since Justin Bieber did something controversial, but his latest example of  bad behavior is a doozy: video has been released of him telling a racist joke. But in an uncharacteristic move, the young pop star has immediately admitted to the wrongdoing and apologized.

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The video is reportedly unused footage from Justin’s 2011 movie, Never Say Never, which was filmed back when he was 15. In an apology on Twitter, he said, “As a kid, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt…. I’m very sorry. I take my friendships with people of all cultures very seriously and I apologize for offending or hurting anyone with my childish and inexcusable mistake.”

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