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Justin Bieber-Anne Frank uproar: Are we being too hard on Justin?
Had Anne Frank been a modern-day teen ¿ instead of a tragic Jewish figure in hiding during the Holocaust ¿ would she have been a Belieber? And is it appropriate for Justin Bieber to hold out that hope?
The teen pop sensation, on world tour, was moved by his visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, saying in the guest book that it was "truly inspiring."
Things went south from there, however, as he called Frank, who died of typhus while imprisoned at a Nazi concentration camp, a "great girl" and added "hopefully she would have been a Belieber," referring to the nickname for his fans.
Full story:Justin Bieber-Anne Frank uproar: Are we being too hard on Justin?
April 19, 2013