Justin Bieber Takes Reporter to Task Over Overalls Commotion

11/26/2012 at 02:45 PM ET

Justin Bieber
Courtesy Justin Bieber

After the drop-crotch pants controversy of 2012, we were hoping Justin Bieber would listen to our advice and invest in some sexy slim-cut jeans or a nice pair of trousers.

But wow, we were wrong.

This past weekend, the pop star received a Diamond Jubilee Medal from Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and wore half-buckled overalls for the occasion. But after being raked over the coals by the Daily Mail (“Would a suit hurt, Justin?” they wrote) and Gawker — which called him a “white trash prince” — the Biebs fought back:

“The pic of me and the Prime Minister was taken in a room in the arena where I was performing that day,” he wrote on Instagram on Sunday, specifically targeting Daily Mail writer Hayley Peterson. “I walked straight from my meet and greet to him, if you “Hayley” expect me to have a change of clothes let a loan [sic] a suit at that specific time that’s crazy, It wasn’t like it was like I was going into his environment we were at a hockey arena. Wow am I ever white trash hayley peterson lol.”

We understand Bieber’s point — it’s not like he was at the Prime Minister’s residence, and the boy is crazy busy — but on the other hand … overalls. Really Justin? Tell us: Do you think Bieber’s overalls were trendy or tacky? Vote in our poll below! 


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sparkykid on

I thought the above photo was supposed to be of Justin Bieber…isn’t that Samantha Ronson in the photo?

Kitchy on

Doesn’t matter who he’s meeting or what he’s doing, overalls should NEVER be worn. Bieber proves himself more and more of an arrogant little punk every time he opens his mouth (or types, as the case may be). And he sounds like a two year old throwing a tantrum in this quote.

weezer on

Time to grow up loser and stop trying to be a gangst rapper. You look ridiuclous!!! Go back to school b/c you need an education! Your 15 mins are just about up!!

NoName on

Hey beiber, the 80’s called they want their clothes back, you loser!

When you go to meet someone such as the Prime Minister, GET DRESSED UP MORON!

Chris on

He was going on stage shortly to play the half time show of the Grey Cup (Canadian football Super Bowl). I watched it. He wasn’t wearing overalls in his performance, so he sure as heck could have worn something else to the meet and greet since he changed anyway. Maybe not a suit, but how about a pair of pants and a shirt? Show some respect for your own country.

Taata T. on

Justine Bieber got it RIGHT! Showing up with a toilet seat as a necklace is too classy for a meet and greet with this poor excuse of a “prime minister”.

Kkkarina on

I think that there is nothing wrong with his cloths hey his only 18 and hardworking trust me if u were as busy you wouldnt be the one critizing the kid

LOL! on

It would have taken him five minutes to put a suit on to meet the Prime Minister and receive one of Canada’s highest awards. He really is “too big for his britches” and rather than continue to torture us with his “music” maybe he could go back to school and learn to spell.

Kim on

What an utter disgrace to Canada! He knew he was getting this award (it wasn’t like it was sprung into him at the last minute) so he should’ve had whoever does his schedule to give him 5 minutes to change into something a little more appropriate than half buckled overalls and a backwards baseball cap. I say, take the award back and give it to someone who would REALLY appreciate it!

klb516 on

He has no class whatsoever. He is so annoying..his mother should have dressed him.

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