Are Justin Bieber Fans Cutting Themselves To Stop Him From Smoking?

(Telegraph) Justin Bieber fans urged to cut themselves to stop him from smoking weed. This Belieber madness must cease

By  Arts and entertainment Last updated: January 8th, 2013

Western civilisation hit a new low yesterday when some internet trolls decided to see just how much they could mess with the minds of Justin Bieber fans. They took inspiration from an earlier stunt whereby a wise guy tweeted that Justin had cancer and that Beliebers should cut off their hair in sympathy. Upping the ante, someone seized upon the story that Bieber had been caught smoking weed and suggested that teenagers take drastic action to get him to quit. To quote Gawker:

Operation Cut For Bieber launched this morning with a hashtag on Twitter that proved so successful, it was trending nationwide within hours … “You stop using drugs and we’ll stop cutting. You make this world meaningless and we’ve lost hope,” tweeted @brittanyscrapma, one of several dummy accounts … The hashtags #cutforbieber and #cuttingforbieber quickly amassed dozens of photos from teens and tweens who claim to have slashed their wrists and forearms over Bieber’s drug use, but it remains unclear how many of the photos are authentic, and how many have been seeded…

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