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Beliebers (including Gaga) unite for Justin Bieber, in person and on social media

Posted by Kristi Palma  January 24, 2014 08:57 AM

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They aren't called Beliebers for nothing.

A throng of Justin Bieber's fans were outside his hotel after midnight Thursday night in Miami, collectively singing the pop star's hit "Baby" and holding up signs that read #FREEBIEBER and "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" (lyrics to his hit song "Be Alright," which they sang as well). They were showing support after his arrest. Check out the scene in this Splash video -- the songs, the signs, and the sudden cries of "We love you Justin!"

Mobile users unable to view the video, click here.

And the love didn't stop there. Twitter has been ablaze with Beliebers since the news of his arrest broke. The messages of support are accompanied with hashtags like #WeWillAlwaysSupportYouJustin, #staystrong, #BeliebersAreAlwaysHereForJustin, #LoveJustin, #TrueBeliebersStay, and more.

In case you've been living under a rock, Bieber, 19, was arrested Thursday morning on charges of driving under the influence, driving with an expired license, and resisting arrest. Police say he was drag racing down a Miami Beach street. He was released from jail Thursday on $2,500 bond.

Here he is waving to fans after his release.

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Lady Gaga is also a Belieber. She wrote this yesterday on her Little Monsters website:

Hey monsters. I know everyone today is taking about Justin's arrest and all sorts of words and judgements are happening on the Internet. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and to stand up for themselves, but I think we should be supportive of Beliebers. They deserve, just like any other fan, to feel strong for each other and Justin so they can continue to share the bond they have through music. We may not understand everything celebrities do because there's only so much we see, but Justin and Beliebers were 'born this way' too. Let's spread love and compassion to Beliebers today. That is what we are all about. Can you trend #MonstersSupportBeliebers ?

More headlines:
-- Elizabeth Vargas returns to TV after rehab stint (People.com)
-- Prince Charles: 'My darling wife' Camilla and I were delivered by the same doctor (People.com)
-- Lance Bass forgives Bachelor for anti-gay remarks (AP)

Bieber photo: CW Griffin/Reuters

 

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