Apparently, Justin Bieber said that. According to the internet, anyway (remember, sometimes the internet lies). Now, Twitter and Facebook and Reddit are all a flutter with Bieber suicide jokes.

Says @chapmanfamily (Singer of the band The Chapman Family): "If this Bieber thinking he's Kurt Cobain rumour thing is true I can't wait for his 27th birthday."

Says @AnthonyRaneri (from the band Bayside): "Unfortunately, if Bieber really is the new cobain like he says, we still have 10 more years until he's do to kill himself"

Says @Real_Hulk: "HULK HOPE JUSTIN BIEBER COMPARING SELF TO KURT COBAIN HIS WAY OF SAYING HE ABOUT TO SHOOT HIMSELF."

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  • via Reddit

I have two questions:

Did Beiber really say it?

Is wanting a 16-year-old kid to kill himself (even if that 16-year-old kid is Justin Bieber) an appropriate response?

Work it out in the comments, if you'd like.