Singer tries to move on from his recent wild antics
Justin Bieber has apologised for his wild antics after a host of stars lined up to mock the singer during an appearance on US show Comedy Central Roast.
The singer, who is currently serving two years probation for throwing eggs at his neighbour’s house in LA, has found himself in hot water since 2013.
He was criticised last year after footage of him leaked using the n-word while telling a joke about the Ku Klux Klan.
He was also charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan near his hometown of Stratford, Ontario.
Snoop Dogg was among the stars who took jovial digs at the singer on the Comedy Central show. He said: “Justin, you’re so pretty, when inmates see your mug shot, they swipe right,” referring to the dating app Tinder, before adding: “You release so many horrible and unwatchable videos you should change your name to Vanilla ISIS.”
Rapper Ludacris also made a joke about his age: “He may have turned 21, but Justin will always be a baby to me, since babies [urinate] everywhere and never know when to shut up.”
Comedian Will Ferrell, who came in character as Ron Burgundy from Anchorman, was another star who took potshots at the singer on the show, reports BBC Newsbeat.
He said: “He’s a man who sings songs for nine-year-olds and cuts his hair like a gay figure skater. Would I love to see Biebs spending time with Oscar Pistorius? Of course I would.”
Following his roasting, the singer apologised for his behaviour.
He said: “I’ve turned a lot of people off in the last few years. But I know I can still put out good music and turn everything all around. There was really no preparing me for this life. I was thrown into this at 12 years old.”
Bieber added: “There were moments I am proud of. And there are moments I am disappointed with myself for. But the things I have done don’t define who I am.
“I am a kind-hearted person who loves people. And through it all, I have lost some of my best qualities. For that, I’m sorry. I am looking forward to being someone you can all be proud of.”
The show is due to air in the United States on March 30.