Happy 20th Birthday Justin Bieber: Five Times He Made Us a Belieber!
He may not have the best public image at the moment, but Justin Bieber seems to have a heart of gold when it comes to his fans. So, in honor of his 20th birthday, GossipCenter is recapping five reasons why the pop superstar has made us Beliebers!
From being a spokesperson for Pencils of Promise to taking time out of his always-hectic schedule to make fans' dreams come true, Justin is a notable celebrity when it comes to charitable efforts. Check out our top five moments that we couldn't help but love JB, below:
Speaking Out Against Bullying - Back when the Biebs was only 16 and still had his signature haircut, he took time out to support the "It Gets Better" campaign. Making it very clear that bullying is not cool with him, he told Ellen DeGeneres, "It goes on so much and I think that you should, especially if you're like a bystander, you definitely should help out...because it could be you next." Watch his message to viewers below.
Surprising a Fan with an Impromptu Gift - While the Canadian pop star was in the midst of dealing with multiple legal woes, he made sure to remember those who keep his spirits up through it all. Early in February, one lucky young girl tweeted a photo of JB and herself with the caption, "MY PICTURE WITH @JUSTINBIEBER WHEN HE BOUGHT ME AN IPHONE OMFG SO UNEXPECTED. I LOVE YOU JUSTIN!!! THANK YOUU <3."
Visiting Philippine Typhoon Victims - After encouraging fans to donate money to the important cause, Justin Bieber headed to the Philippines to raise the spirits of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Distributing shirts, toys, and basketballs to kids, the kind-hearted star also performed at an outdoor stage during his trip.
Pencils of Promise - In the fall of last year, the teen idol headed to Guatemala with the Pencils of Promise organization. Helping to build a school for the local community, the visit helped put JB's problems in perspective. Grateful for the experience, he took to YouTube to share his thoughts on the eye-opening trip.
Mrs. Bieber - When word got to the "All That Matters" singer that his 6-year-old superfan had brain cancer, Justin took action and immediately formed a close relationship with Avalanna Routh. Referring to her as Mrs. Bieber, he had a special connection with the child and remembered her long after her death on September 26th, 2012. Check out a segment from his movie "Believe" featuring their heartwarming relationship below.
Aside from the tremendous amount of giving the Biebs has already done, it doesn't look like he's slowing down in the least bit. In honor of his monumental birthday, the now 20-year-old urged his fans to join in on the positivity, tweeting, "#giveback for my bday. let me know how you are helping change your community and world. thanks."