Justin Bieber's sensitive rant about awards shows should win an award for least relatable problem.

Justin Bieber's sensitive rant about awards shows should win an award for least relatable problem.
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Justin Bieber is feeling a lot of feelings these days. While the Internet has seen him expose himself on the beaches of Bora Bora, Bieber recently showed fans what he's packing on the inside. 

Justin Bieber's sensitive rant about awards shows should win an award for least relatable problem.
A sensitive soul, with sensitive skin.
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Posted in the caption of a pic of some sort of Irish/Scottish(?) castle, The Biebs went on a rant about award shows. His plea for authenticity reads like that of an existentialist philosopher, or like his version of "The Catcher in the Rye," calling out all the phoniness of the world. 

I don't know about these award shows.. No disrespect to anybody at any of the shows or the people running it. Nothing but love for you guys and your support. But I don't feel good when I'm there nor after. I try to think of it as a celebration but can't help feeling like people are rating and grading my performance. A lot of people in the audience there to be seem worried about how much camera time they will get or who they can network with. When I'm doing a regular show I feel they are there for the right reasons and to strictly have a good time! But these award shows seem so hollow. I get the premise is to award people for their accomplishments, but is it really? Because when I look in the audience I see a bunch of fake smiles so that when the camera hits them they look happy. Sure there are people truly proud of others so I don't want to knock them I'm just looking at the vast majority. I just think to myself if I'm living my purpose I want the reward to be fulfillment. I'm getting awarded for the things that I'm doing and not for who I am which is understandable I know it would probably be hard to calculate and award someone's spirit lol. But When I do get these awards the temptation of putting my worth in what I do is so hard to fight!!!I am privileged and honored to be recognized by my peers in but in these settings I can't feel the recognition. There's an authenticity missing that I crave! And I wonder does anybody else.. Sorry not sorry about grammar it's not my strong point

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He writes:

I don't know about these award shows.. No disrespect to anybody at any of the shows or the people running it. Nothing but love for you guys and your support. But I don't feel good when I'm there nor after. I try to think of it as a celebration but can't help feeling like people are rating and grading my performance.

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Sounding like a true reality star, he wondered if people are at the shows "for the right reasons":

A lot of people in the audience there to be seem worried about how much camera time they will get or who they can network with. When I'm doing a regular show I feel they are there for the right reasons and to strictly have a good time! But these award shows seem so hollow. I get the premise is to award people for their accomplishments, but is it really? Because when I look in the audience I see a bunch of fake smiles so that when the camera hits them they look happy. Sure there are people truly proud of others so I don't want to knock them I'm just looking at the vast majority. I just think to myself if I'm living my purpose I want the reward to be fulfillment.

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Bieber wonders if the industry should be giving out different sorts of awards:

I'm getting awarded for the things that I'm doing and not for who I am which is understandable I know it would probably be hard to calculate and award someone's spirit lol. But When I do get these awards the temptation of putting my worth in what I do is so hard to fight!!!I am privileged and honored to be recognized by my peers in but in these settings I can't feel the recognition.

And here's the kicker:

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There's an authenticity missing that I crave! And I wonder does anybody else.. Sorry not sorry about grammar it's not my strong point

There's something undeniably sweet about JB trying to seek out sincere experiences. But ironically, in today's media, you can never know if someone's plea for authenticity is authentic, or just a cynical ploy to seem like less of a douche.

Bieber does seem to be taking this seriously, following up his picture of a castle and sheep with another kinda-profound post:

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If Bieber really wants to make a statement about award shows, though, he should consider giving back his Grammys (both American and Canadian), his Teen Choice Awards, his Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and his many MTV awards. 

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