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Justin Bieber's 'walking on eggshells'

Justin Bieber's 'walking on eggshells'

Justin Bieber feels like he's "walking on eggshells".

The 'What Do You Mean' hitmaker has had a trouble-filled year, having a number of brushes with the law but wants people to stop trying to put him on a pedestal and just think of him as a "normal dude with a hoodie".

He said: "I'm just kinda walking on eggshells right now. I'm trying to make sure people don't think I'm being disrespectful.

"When you tell people you're gonna represent belief and hope and then you're off not really doing that, people get mixed messages ... Now I just want people to see me like a normal dude with my hoodie because I'm comfortable and just chilling, not trying too hard."

And the 21-year-old singer tries not to listen to criticism because he will start thinking too much about it.

He told France's Clique: "Of course, certain things will get back to me, but, like, at the end of the day I try to tell all the people around me, like, if you hear something about me, don't tell me. Cause I'd rather just not know then hear it and start thinking about it too much. I don't need to know."