"My beloved beliebers, I'm officially retiring" - @justinbieber
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 01:12
Dec. 25 - On the eve of the Christmas Day release of the latest film chronicling the 19-year-old star's life, Justin Bieber tells his 48 million Twitter 'beliebers' he's ''retiring.'' Gavino Garay reports.
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Justin Bieber's had enough -- or at least he's flirting with the idea, via Twitter.
The 19-year old broke the news on Christmas Eve, when he tweeted to his 48 million followers:
"My beloved beliebers, I'm officially retiring"
The statement was retweeted nearly a quarter of a million times.
That was followed by:
"I'm never leaving you, being a belieber is a lifestyle," and "I'M HERE FOREVER."
The tweet was sent out just before the Christmas Day release of singer's new movie, "Justin Bieber's Believe," which chronicles the young star's life.
The second-most followed tweeter on Earth has been involved in a series of incidents over the past year.
One involved a scuffle with a photographer outside a London hotel in March. In June, he struck a photographer with his Ferrari. Police later dismissed it as not constituting a 'hit and run'.
In his newest movie, director Jon Chu suggests that the 19-year old Canadian singer's life could become a "train wreck."
Bieber representatives did not immediately reply to requests to clarify the most recent tweets.
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