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'I was a kid': Justin Bieber apologizes for racist joke

NEED TO KNOW
  • 5-year-old video shows Bieber using the N-word
  • The video was released by a British site and TMZ

A video has surfaced of a 15-year-old Justin Bieber using the N-word while telling a racist joke. The footage was allegedly shot during the filming of "Never Say Never," Bieber's 2011 biopic. The now 20-year-old singer has issued an apology, saying, "I was a kid then, and I am a man now who knows my responsibility to the world and to not make that mistake again."

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