Bieber cancels remaining world tour stops, says it's not because of new faith
Logos Post News Desk - Mega popular singer, songwriter, and new Christian Justin Bieber decided to pull the plug on the remaining 14 dates of his world tour. Bieber's staff made the official announcement stating "after careful consideration he will not be performing the rest of the dates." Many people however are speculating the reason for the cancellation comes because of his growing faith and deepening relationship with Hillsong Church and Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong NY.
The official announcement stated, "Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over last 18 months. He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150 successful shows across 6 continents during this run. However, after careful consideration he has decided he will not be performing any further dates. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase."
A source told TMZ that the mega-church, Hillsong, did not ask the musician to cancel the tour.
The Associated Press reports Hillsong NY Pastor Carl Lentz speaking previously on record of Bieber's growing faith, "I think that Justin is a good Christian. I don't think his problems are behind him, but we all have to deal with other stuff to come.
"His relationship with Jesus is changing his life daily. It is one of those things where you never really get it, it takes a while to keep growing as a person. Every day he is getting older, and with each chapter comes new growth."