The Internet Explodes as Justin Bieber “Insults” James Dean on Instagram
Well, Justin Bieber sure thinks a lot about himself, doesn't he? Nearly one year after hoping Anne Frank would've been a Belieber, and a full two months since posting side-by-side pictures of Michael Jackson and himself leaving police custody post-arrest, the 20-year-old is making waves for comparing himself to the cultural icon that is James Dean.
Over the weekend, the "As Long As You Love Me" singer posted a picture of himself on Instagram, channeling the late Rebel Without a Cause actor (re: above). The caption: "This is James Dean inspired. Don't ask me if I smoke ciggys cuz I don't," along with a crown emoticon. And, to show how close of a replica his pose was, he then posted a photo of James Dean.
While this may've all been in good fun to the young star, not everyone found it to be a pleasure:
ugh justin bieber trying to recreate the look of james dean… what an insult to his memory— alice sayles (@alicesayles) March 23, 2014
just blocked someone for saying justin bieber reminded them of James Dean. Please never insult James Dean ever again.— TODAY?? | TY LUKE (@tinylouberry) March 23, 2014
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