Justin Bieber has written to his fans to explain his decision in cancelling the remaining 15 dates of his Purpose world tour.
The singer announced last week that he would be pulling the plug on his tour, with a statement claiming it was ‘due to unforeseen circumstances’. However, it’s since come to light it’s seemingly because Justin has decided to ‘rededicate his life to Christ.’
He was 18 months into the tour at the time of cancelling, and he later apologised to ‘anyone feeling hurt or betrayed.’ But now the Sorry singer has written a lengthy Instagram post explaining it’s because he wants to be a better person and to ‘protect my calling.’
The 23-year-old used the message to thank his fans, and ended with an apology for the fact the message was ‘grammatically incorrect but it’s from the heart.’
He wrote: ‘I’m so grateful for this journey with all of you… I’m grateful for the tours but most of all I am grateful I get to go through this life WITH YOU! Learning and growing hasn’t always been easy but knowing I’m not alone has kept me going.
‘I have let my insecurities get the best of me at times, I let my broken relationships dictate the way I acted towards people and the way I treated them! I let bitterness, jealousy and fear run my life!!! I am extremely blessed to have people in the past few years help me build my character back up reminding me of who I am and who I want to be!’
He added that he doesn’t want his past to dictate his future: ‘Reminding me my past decisions and past relationships don’t dictate my future decisions and my future relationships.’
The singer also said he wants to embrace his mistakes rather than be ashamed of them, and that he wants ‘to be the man I want to be.’
He said: ‘Me taking this time right now is me saying I want to be SUSTAINABLE.. I want my career to be sustainable, but I also want my mind, heart and soul to be sustainable.
‘So that I can be the man I want to be, the husband I eventually want to be and the father I want to be. ‘
The post was met with praise from fans, who thanked him for ‘being who you are’ and told him they were ‘proud’ of his heartfelt explanation.
It comes after criticism from his 1D pal Louis Tomlinson, who said the What Do You Mean singer should have followed through with his commitments.
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