Brace yourselves, Beliebers... for the beginning of the end?
During an interview with a radio station in Los Angeles this week, Justin Bieber said he's going to retire. That's it. He's done. He's hanging up his microphone as soon as his next album drops in a week.
Most folks assume the artist is joking because... come on now. He's 19 years old. He may have gone through more downs than ups in 2013, but his popularity remains sky high.
He was also wearing sunglasses indoors during the interview and we just can't take anyone who does that seriously.
But Twitter has naturally reacted to the possibility of Bieber retiring in one of two ways: with extreme happiness... or with thoughts of suicide. Watch this video for a slew of contrasting reactions:
Now watch for Bieber's exact words and mannerisms and decide if he really is retiring or not:
Do you hope Justin Bieber retires from music?