Justin Bieber has revealed a 'crazy scary' battle with drugs in his new documentary
Justin Bieber has opened up about his drug use and revealed he believed it would kill him.
The singer spoke in the latest episode of his YouTube series Justin Bieber: Seasons, admitting moved on to harder drugs as he struggled with the pressure of fame.
Bieber said :
"I was young, like everybody in the industry and people in the world who experiment and do normal, growing up things."
"But my experience was in front of cameras and I had a different level of exposure. I had a lot of money and a lot of things."
He said he decided to get clean because he feared the drug use might actually kill him.
Scarily, he also said that members of his security team would check his pulse at night to make sure he was still breathing.
"People don't know how serious it got," he said. "It was legit crazy scary."
"I was waking up in the morning and the first thing I was doing is popping pills and smoking a blunt and starting my day. So it just got scary."
In the documentary series, Justin Bieber blamed his behaviour on his upbringing.
"I started valuing the wrong things in this business, because there was things dangling in front of me," he said.
"If I get this, I'll be happy. If I do this, I'll be happy."
"These are things that I think a lot of people with secure households learn at a young age."
"I never had that security in a family. I never had that consistency. I never had the reliability and the accountability."
Bieber added: "My parents never gave me those tools to be a good team player."