The message gave no details as to why he cancelled his world tour on July 24, after performing more than 150 shows and despite the massive success of his 2015 album Purpose. The hit was a return to form after a series of tabloid incidents in which Bieber illegally raced a car through Miami and threw eggs at a neighbour’s house.
“Me this taking time right now is me saying I want to be SUSTAINABLE,” he said. “I want my career to be sustainable, but I also want my heart and soul to be sustainable.”
“This message is just an opportunity for you to know my heart, I’m not expecting anyone to understand,” he said, finishing the message with a line in capital letters in which he declared that “I think there’s something special about imperfections.”