Justin Bieber Thinks Being Gay Is a Choice?

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The Canadian mophead told Rolling Stone that it's people's "decision" to be gay or not, and it shouldn't bother anyone.

How sweet! But dumb!

And the inevitable next question would have to be:

"So why did you choose it, ba-dum-pum?"


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Kevin
Kevin

What a wiener

smanny
smanny

So he's gay and he decided to be not gay? Fuck you stupid! Do you think gay people chose to be bullied everyday? 

Amanda
Amanda

Who cares what Justin Bieber thinks about anything.

sandy
sandy

why is every guy being gay you guys are taking up all the cute guys justin justin bieber you should just come with me!

Bieberrocks
Bieberrocks

Justin. Bieber would not say that duhhhhh he's not gay

Bria Sandifer
Bria Sandifer

Aw, the birth of another conservative... My question is, why do they never grow out of this awful trait? How do you choose being attracted to someone? If you're gay you're gay, if you're straight you're straight. You don't choose it, you may realize it, but not choose it. Who would choose ridicule and christian conservatives telling you that you're deranged? Who would choose not to be able to marry the one they love, who would choose to be that and then hide it?! It's honestly insanity that people would feel this way and I have to blame it on a lack of thinking.

But back to bieber, I think maybe he just misspoke or his words were twisted. Or idk but I'm gonna give him the benefit of the doubt.

Stephinie
Stephinie

well i still think that jutin bieber is hot and not gay

Stephinie
Stephinie

stop haten on my boy justin bieber he is not gay oprah just word twisted him he aint gay

Aliceandjaspercullen
Aliceandjaspercullen

most of you are just a bunch of assholes. so what if he is gay? in today's society it shouldn't matter. shame on all of you who have ever uttered the word faggit. go to hell.

bob
bob

omg hes hot!!!!!

Rthrmason
Rthrmason

Ok everybody cut the "he's young, give em a break" shit. I'm thirteen, and even I'm not as ignorant as this clueless little bitch.

Auntclara
Auntclara

"He has never been on Oparh".

Is that a new drug?

Kittycat
Kittycat

you people who hate on justin bieber and start stupid rumors for no reason are pathetic! justin bieber has lots of natural talent and good looks and all you boys out there are just jealous. i will never be convinced that he is gay unless someone gave a reason why they think that i mean every one goes around saying hes gay but that is all they say and he has NEVER BEEN ON OPARH!

Jonny
Jonny

You can't trust the thoughts or belief system of a 16-year-old. A lot can change in 5 years, especially when you realize that everything your parents taught you was total BS -- their religion and political views usually are the first to be questioned. Finally, at 21 you can come out as a gay man especially since your career as a teen idol fizzled....

Nonplussed
Nonplussed

He's a child, a rich ignorant child but a child nevertheless.There are bigger fish to fry.

JoeyO'H
JoeyO'H

So if being gay is a choice, that would apply to being heterosexual as well?

The Divine Grace
The Divine Grace

My favorite Justin Bieber song is his vagina. Thanks for the giggles, Michael.

Kjpr291
Kjpr291

Of course it is a choice. He's right!

I chose what gender I would have romantic feelings for, and I did so before I was five years old. I believe we all do that--gay and straight. Then, when we hit puberty those sexual feelings emerge. When we are that age (under 5) we are not thinking about the ramifications of choosing to be attracted to the same gender.

Also, forgetting all of that, to live as a gay man or woman in adulthood is a choice. Many people who are not attracted sexually to the opposite sex choose to live a heterosexual lifestyle anyway. They want to conform to that which is seen as normal.

So, Mr Bieber is correct when he says it is a choice.

burning_plastic
burning_plastic

"It's everyone's own decision to do that. It doesn't affect me and shouldn't affect anyone else."

It's easy to see that he's not a wizard of semantics, but I think we can restate this to mean, "If you're gay, you're gay and it shouldn't make any difference."

I don't want to be in the position of defending Justin Bieber's comments on issues with which he's not really conversant, but as answers go this isn't bad. If children are going to "learn" from Justin Bieber that being gay is a choice, that's unfortunate, and if I want to really lean on him his answer also sounds sort of like he's labeling gay people as "other." They and their homosexuality have no effect on him and shouldn't affect anyone else, because other gay people that they might affect are so few, so marginalized, that they really don't matter at all.

You could make him sound like a little Nazi if you wanted to, but if you sift through what he said, he was trying to be accepting. I'd have never listened to him but if I was that age and was a fan I wouldn't see this as a bad thing, and compared to most shit that gay kids deal with this looks like acceptance.

More important than this is, why does the new Dr Dre song still have him using the word "faggot"? Really? We hold little Justin Bieber, who didn't know the word "German" two months ago, to this high of a standard and others are spewing hatred like they are ignorant of it's effects?

Southern Dave
Southern Dave

The first three movies my Mother took me to see were "The Wizard of Oz," Disney's "Cinderella" and "The Red Shoes."

As Michael Musto pointed out to me: all movies about shoes.

What choice did I have?

Jonster
Jonster

I chose it for the outfits.

Movielover
Movielover

He may be teen-goofy, but he's getting in hot water over his abortion comments too. I guess he sings, not that I've heard him, but that doesn't make him a brain trust. Personally, for me, he's no Sean Cassidy.

Valley Trash
Valley Trash

But Mr. Musto, I thought you chose to be gay because you didn't get the attention you craved from you father?

Carrillopink
Carrillopink

your full of shit arent you replying this

Movielover
Movielover

Kitty, I don't read people hating on Justin in this blog. But if as a celeb he makes comments about things, natch it will be commented upon. Kiddies have their view of things, but they can change a lot as they grow, especially by the time they have to start shaving. Also, though you may be a tenny bopper yourself and not completely informed about all the ways of the world yet, gay men do not dislike cute boys with talent. That's part of what defines them as gay!

OhioOrrin
OhioOrrin

yes ive chosen to be hetro...otherwise id be gay(?)...whadhesay...

Danceswithwolves14
Danceswithwolves14

This is an error to believe that a persons sexual orientation is a "choice". Noone chooses to be straight, bisexual or homosexual. They "discover" what their sexual orientation is. It all comes about through all of the life experiences they have had, the acceptances and the rejections especially by the people who are supposed to love them. naturally there are some people who are victimized into a life style and there are relatives that abuse a child and or brainwash a child that something is normal. But the great majority of people who say "I chose to be straight" know nothing at all how the human psyche works.

burning_plastic
burning_plastic

Pretending to be heterosexual is not the same as being heterosexual. take a breath and read that again as needed.

Current thinking (which is really whatever... they used to call it a mental illness) is that, yes we are "Born This Way" but if it was a choice I don't know how we would know the difference. Still, Justin's little comment was "sweet! But dumb!" and I'd prefer to get my information from someone who is at least an adult if not, you know, some sort of medical authority.

Bria Sandifer
Bria Sandifer

I agree, I think his words were just twisted. The person who posted this must have just wanted to start drama because they never gave a direct quote.

guest
guest

justin bieber couldnt understand that thick ass ladys accent. and yeah i believe being gay is a choice. You Gay Faggit

franco
franco

HOWDY Southern Dave or should I say David Cuthbert, as shown when expanding your SD's profile.

Obviously you're not the David Cuthbert Thomas, the son of Evan and Ethelinda Thomas of Llanedy Rectory, Pontardulais, Glamorgan, a Welsh soldier of the First World War.

Narrowing other google searches, I'm guessing you are the one and only 'Theater Guy David Cuthbert', who in 2008 got a 'Christmas Carol, a surprise phone call from 'Miss Channing', when you discussed among other things, your wandering out on stage as a 4-year-old, when your father was performing, and his scooping you up to become his dummy. Wouldn't this have been the definite turning point and not the moving imagery from the 'shoes' themed films your mama took you to?

Anyway, please confirm, for all this time my image of you has been of a southern 'Gentleman Farmer' with an atypical interest in the arts... go figure!

Bpcarey
Bpcarey

Great comments from all the above. Just hope at age 30, he is not the male version of Paris Hilton! Just hope.Brian

MarkS
MarkS

Movielover, I think I love you.

Scottland
Scottland

Is your tongue firmly in cheek, or in some other orifice?

Musto
Musto

Moron, I didn't choose to be gay. It happened to me. I feel it happened for environmental reasons. It wasn't a choice.

Kjpr291
Kjpr291

Also, The important point I was trying to make (but not very well) is that living as a gay man or woman should instill pride in oneself. The man or woman that is really "gay" but lives as a heterosexual, usually ends up failing in his or her attempt at staying hetero because it is a lie.So, see your choice to live as a gay person as something to take pride in because you are staying true to the person you really are.

Kjpr291
Kjpr291

You missed the point. The point is that I'm choosing to live as a gay man, and many gay men do not choose to live that way...they choose to live a heterosexual lifestyle. They marry a woman and have children. Therefore, they made a choice different from me; they made a choice to conform to the majority.

I wasn't born this way. The way I see it is I decided that men would be the emotional center of my life...not women. That decision was made when I was very, very young, but it was my decision...it's my life! Just like all of the other choices I have made in my life. We are born as a clean slate and we are stimulated by things and people around us.

Sexual desire started at puberty. I feel, however, that the gender I desired sexually was decided long before puberty started.

That decision was probably based on a combination of my personality and the circumstances of my surroundings.

I don't think it is any different for the heterosexual man or woman.

Jonny
Jonny

Well, at least Michael Jackson's not around to thrill him.

Cassie
Cassie

are u the real justin bieber

Waterbendingsheep
Waterbendingsheep

I promise you it was a choice. I bet that lots of people have wondered if they are "gay" You just happened to be the 1/20 people to dwell on it, look up gay porn, and tell yourself you are gay. I bet that before some people has looked at their same gender at one moment in their life as attractive or something, or had urges. It was your choice to dwell on it. Moron.

Justin's Beaver
Justin's Beaver

"I distinctly remember the moment when I could have gone either way, when I was just about to hit puberty..."

This language seems to imply choice.

Scottland
Scottland

Environmental reasons? Now we're blaming Al Gore and global warming for the world's spate of homos????? Honey, I was born this way! LOL Maybe I can blame conception (and not my bbf Latina, Concepcion).

Kjpr291
Kjpr291

A personality is formed within the first 5 years of a child's life--including sexual orientation. That is why people fail, as adults, when one tries to change it.

Guest
Guest

I give up. We are saying the exact same thing about the facts. "The man or woman that is really "gay" but lives as a heterosexual, usually ends up failing in his or her attempt at staying hetero because it is a lie."

Isn't that exactly what I said?

Your point that it's not an affliction is a separate issue. People don't choose to be left-handed but that doesn't make it an affliction. People don't choose to have perfect pitch but it's a gift. You can affirm and feel proud in who you are regardless of the fact whether you chose it or it's just something special about you. Your point is that you are proud to be who you are and would choose it and feel you have chosen it, and in fact feel you did choose it.

Those who chose differently and fail seem to prove that it's not something one can choose, IF you happen to choose to be someone you are not. I'm done. Thanks.

Bria Sandifer
Bria Sandifer

I KIND OF agree with you. I don't think babies are born with a sexuality. I mean, hullo! They're babies. But I don't think we have THAT much say in it, honey.

Movielover
Movielover

Choosing to live a "lifestyle" is not the same as being. Though being can be done stylishly, it's not a style. It's what you are, naturally. A female could be butch as all hell, but it doesn't make her male, though she may relish a male "lifestyle" (for example).

Kjpr291
Kjpr291

Are you kidding? I have met so many guys (at bars) who were married. Most told their wives they were out with the boys. That has been going on since the institution of marriage began. So many "gay" men are afraid to come out. They are afraid of scorn, and I understand that.

When I realized that I chose to love a man over a woman, I stopped being ashamed of my sexual feelings.

Being gay is no affliction. The little boy or girl develops feelings for one or the other sex. When we reach puberty, those fellings surface as sexual desire. It is not such an enigma. It is nothing to be ashamed of. It is what nature has created for us.

burning_plastic
burning_plastic

Okay we're really talking about how far we can bend the definition of a word here. Let's look at one of these gay men that lives a heterosexual lifestyle. You're calling him "gay" so that's established. He may be living a different lifestyle but you're not calling him heterosexual. We can agree that what one is and what one appears to be are not always the same.So... what did he choose? He chose to live a lifestyle that does not reflect who we both agree he really is. Therefore, it's pretty hard to say he chose to be straight. He's not straight. And it's impossible to say he chose to be gay, since he's doing everything he can to deny it.

So we agree on the facts. Where we disagree is on the famous question the great philosopher Bill Clinton once posed, "What is the definition of 'is'?"

We can agree to disagree but I'll tell you this. Your point of view is a disaster for gay people politically. It's the type of thing that leads to men being in gay chat rooms while their wives are sleeping. It creates toe-tapping closeted gay republican pieces of shit who vote against your civil rights. You certainly have the right to create your own definitions of words and write your own story the way you see it but before you spend too much energy pushing those viewpoints, consider the way that viewpoint is used against people. I don't mean to be disrespectful to your own viewpoints and your individual identity in any way, but that's aside from the fact that your point of view leads to oppression of gay people.

Bpcarey48
Bpcarey48

Hi Jonny,

He's (MJ) pushung up "daisies" (sp?) but maybe the young Canadian lad could borrow MJ's wigs....When he groes up, and becomes a Canadian MP.Cheers.

Brian..

Bria Sandifer
Bria Sandifer

God, grow a brain. Think about it... does that really make sense?

Movielover
Movielover

Subtle distinction, but I think this implies he MIGHT have gone either way, not that it was a choice. Who would choose to do/be something which is scorned and much more difficult than being like most everyone else? Of course, that doesn't mean once you are there, you might not discover the loveliness of the lavender.

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