Tommy Chong on Justin Bieber Success: All About the Herb!

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Justin Bieber smoking weed isn't just no big deal, according to former television star Tommy Chong, it's the reason this young singer is rich and famous!

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"I knew [Bieber] was smoking before he knew it," Chong joked with TMZ yesterday.

How so?

"Because of his music. Because of his dancing. The guy is a phenom... It's not just his looks. It's his talent. And you don't get talent like that by drinking alcohol. The herb, man!"

Reactions to the Bieber pot smoking photos have been mixed.

Disgruntled fans are cutting themselves in weird, troubling protest; The Game says Bieber made a mistake and plenty of stars get high.

And THG readers so far believe it's no big deal. Where do YOU stand?


Justin Bieber Biography

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