Justin Bieber’s pal claims the singer is trying to act like a tough guy to impress his father, Jeremy Bieber.
Other sources claim Bieber is taking horse steroids, which may be causing his erratic behavior.
Bernier, who was referred to as Justin’s “uncle” growing up, feels Justin is desperate for his dad’s approval.
Cory said, “Justin has a very good heart but his judgement is being clouded by drugs and alcohol and a lot of it is to impress his dad.”
Bernier said, “The family is concerned about Justin but they don’t believe he has a problem. He walks around without a shirt on but that’s just ego – and that’s his dad’s ego too.”
Sources close to Justin believe the fat-burning drug Clenbuterol could be behind his bad behavior.
An insider said, “As well as drinking and smoking weed, Justin’s been taking steroids to give himself a six pack. His physique had gone from boy-like to muscled in a very short time and his moods have become wildly erratic.”
Justin’s management team is very concerned about Justin’s recent actions.
Scooter Braun, who discovered him years ago, has issued the teen singer an ultimatum.
A source revealed, “Scooter Braun and others in that camp have issued Justin an ultimatum. You’ll hear people today say, ‘Oh, he’s a young guy, he’s making mistakes, he’s a young kid.’ Scooter and his team, they’re all past that. They’re past that point with Justin.
“Scooter has said to him, ‘You’ve gotta go get help, or I’m done. I’m done with you'”.
Scooter has publicly acknowledged the situation, saying he “loves” Justin and will be there for him.
He tweeted, “@justinbieber love you and i will act in the manner of someone who truly cares. that is all I have to say. thanks for all those concerned. Been a long day. Bottom line is we are defined by how we handle adversity. Be there when it counts. Love fully in good times and bad. (sic)”
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