In the midst of his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber is implementing a strict new policy: He will no longer pose for photographs with fans.
A month and a half after announcing that he was cancelling backstage meet-and-greet sessions with his Beliebers due to mental and emotional exhaustion, the “What Do You Mean?” singer took to social media to inform his immense fanbase that he will no longer be taking pictures with them either.
“If you happen to see me out somewhere know that I’m not gonna take a picture I’m done taking pictures,” Bieber shared on Instagram. “It has gotten to the point that people won’t even say hi to me or recognize me as a human, I feel like a zoo animal, and I wanna be able to keep my sanity. I realize people will be disappointed but I don’t owe anybody a picture. and people who say “but I bought ur album” know that you got my album and you got what you paid for AN ALBUM! It doesn’t say in fine print whenever you see me you also get a photo. Justin Bieber”
We perused the fine print of Purpose and Justin’s correct. Nowhere does it say that fans also receive a photo.
In a second Instagram post, Bieber responded to a fan’s criticism of his request for privacy by explaining that setting boundaries is the only way he’ll last.
“I love the fact that I am able to make people happy but cmon if you truly were in my position you would understand how tiring it is,” Justin said. “I’m going to keep making decisions I feel are fit for my growth and no human being will make me feel bad for it.”
What do you think about Justin Bieber’s newest policy regarding fan photos?