Simon Cowell has admitted that he thinks it’s time Justin Bieber took a well-deserved break from the spotlight, after working himself too hard for the last few years.
Lately, the 19-year-old singer has been repeatedly landing himself in trouble with both fans and the law; arriving late to shows, speeding around his neighborhood, reportedly fighting with the paparazzi and failing to pay a skydiving facility after using their services.
The latest Bieber headline shocker came just this week, when it was revealed that Justin’s new girlfriend Jordan Ozuna is actually a married woman!
Now music mogul and ‘X Factor’ judge Simon Cowell has revealed that he thinks it’s time for Justin’s manager Scooter Braun to give the teenager some time off to relax, get his head together, and also rebuild his tarnished reputation.
Asked what his thoughts were on the ‘Boyfriend’ singer, Cowell told Fox News: “If I ever thought one of our artists was being overworked or over-promoted you would just have to say to them, ‘You’ve made enough money – take a year off’.
“You have to be sensible about it,” he added.
Bieber’s recent bad-boy behavior is also said to be the reason ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez decided to call time on their relationship.
“Justin is on a downward spiral and Selena wants nothing to do with it,” a source told Radar Online earlier this month.
“For a minute she thought she could ‘save him’ which is why they got back together the last time. But she’s over him and his childish behavior.”