Justin Bieber reflects on his past mistakes in emotional letter to fans

By Meaghan Wray

After cancelling his world tour “due to unforeseen circumstances” in July, pop sensation Justin Bieber has opened up to the world about where he’s at mentally and why he’s taking a break from the industry.

The 23-year-old heartthrob is no stranger to controversy, and he recognized this in a letter he penned to his fans and posted to Instagram. In the emotional letter, the Stratford native described his battle with fear and insecurities when he shared, “Learning and growing hasn’t always been easy but knowing I’m not alone has kept me going” before revealing, “I have let my insecurities get the best of me at times, I let my broken relationships dictate the way I acted toward people and the way I treated them. I let bitterness, jealousy and fear run my life.”

His transparency speaks volumes of his hopefully maturing character. It seems like Justin might be learning a thing or two about life, now that he’s in his early 20s and being forced to confront his decisions. He continued on to write, “What I’m not going do is be ashamed of my mistakes. I want to be a man that learns from them and grows from them. Me taking this time right now is me saying I want to be sustainable,” he added. “I want my career to be sustainable, but I also want my mind, heart and soul to be sustainable.”

The singer cancelled his tour in July.

Justin was recently in the news after he hit a member of the paparazzi with his SUV while leaving a church service in Beverly Hills on July 26. The Love Yourself singer was turning out of a driveway when he hit the photographer. Justin was quick to come to his aid and waited to speak to the police as the man was taken away in an ambulance after apparently injuring his leg. No charges have been filed following the incident.

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