Usher Goes To Bat for Justin Bieber

Posted Friday December 20, 2013 11:25 AM GMT

He was the one who discovered Justin Bieber and brought him into the limelight, so it’s no wonder Usher has been paying close attention to the “Baby” singer’s antics as of late.

In a new interview, the R&B hunk noted that although his protégé hasn’t always made the right call, it’s no different than any other teen.

"I mean more money more problems. The beautiful part about it is that those that are invested in a long term story you understand that there are peaks and valleys in every person's life some."

"Unfortunately the reality is he has to live with a camera in front of him, but what he chooses to do on or off camera is analyzed or scrutinized in some off way."

Manager Scooter Braun agreed- "Pandora's box was opened. I mean he got a little bit into trouble."

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