Bieber admits his once close relationship with mom Pattie is now ‘pretty nonexisting’
Earlier this year he thanked his mother for not giving up on him and for helping him end his ‘stupid phase’.
But sadly, in a new interview with billboard Justin bieber has shed light on how his once close relationship with Pattie Mallette has changed over the last two years.
The 21-year-old heartthrob said his connection with his mom is now ‘pretty non-existing’, explaining to the magazine: ‘I was distant because I was ashamed. I never wanted my mom to be disappointed in me and I knew she was.’
‘It’s non-existing’: Justin Bieber has talked about his now distant relationship with his mother Pattie in a new interview with Billboard magazine
Justin’s wildchild behaviour was well-documented between 2013 and 2014, including an arrest for driving under the influence, heavy partying and being convicted of egging a neighbour’s house.
The Baby crooner added ‘We spent some time not talking, so it takes time to rebuild that trust.’
A born-again Christian, Pattie gave birth to Justin when she was just 17 years old and raised him as a single mother with her parents support in low-income housing in Ontario, Canada.
‘I was distant because I was ashamed’: The 21-year-old singer said that he knows his mother is disappointed in him after some of his wild behaviour in the last few years so has distanced himself
Tough start: Pattie Mallette was a single mother who raised Justin after giving birth aged 17. The duo are pictured in 2011
She is credited with nurturing the young boy’s musical talent and would post videos of him online – one of which talent manager Scooter Braun spotted helping to launch Justin to international stardom.
He said of his mom: ‘She’s living in Hawaii now, so it’s hard, but getting better. She’s an amazing woman and I love her.’
While he has been estranged from his mother, Justin is very close to his dad, Jeremy Bieber.
‘She’s an amazing woman’ Justin – seen with Pattie at the 2012 AMAs – revealed that his mom now lives in Hawaii and their relationship is ‘getting better’
Cover star: The heartthrob is seen baring many of his tattoos and ripped torso in an accompanying photoshoot for the magazine
And though he concedes his father was ‘not in a place to raise a kid,’ the performer believes the misconception Jeremy was a ‘deadbeat dad’ is very unfair.
He told Billboard: ‘He was immature. He left for like a year when I was about four, went to British Columbia, came back on Father’s Day.
‘I remember my mom said, “If you’re going to be here, you have to be here.”
‘There’s a misconception that he’s this deadbeat dad, but he has been in my life since. I was with him on weekends and Wednesdays.’
In may, the Where Are U Now hit maker wished his mother a happy Mother’s Day in Instagram messages.
He said: ‘This woman taught me everything I know, how to love how to be compassionate how to be strong when the only thing u wanna be is weak how to stand when all you want to do is fall.
‘If it wasn’t for this woman lets just say I would have had a way LONGER stupid phase,’ he added. ‘I love u and thank u for not giving up on me!’
Struggles: Justin also opened up about how fame ‘nearly destroyed’ him but he ‘came out alive’
During the interview Justin also opened up about his struggle with fame and how it ‘almost destroyed’ him.
‘It might seem awesome from the outside,’ he told the publication, ‘but I’m struggling.’
He explained: ‘Certain things broke my trust with people….I felt like people were judging me all the time.
‘I came out alive. I came out swinging. But I was close to letting [fame] completely destroy me,’ the Baby singer revealed.
The star – pictured in Hollywood on Tuesday – said ‘certain things broke my trust with people….I felt like people were judging me all the time’
Source: Daily Mail