Justin Bieber may be a high school graduate. But don't think that means he'll be reading books anytime soon.
The 18-year-old tween-pop heartthrob recently told the Daily Telegraph that he reluctantly completed his education, earning a high school diploma after passing a test.
"[Finishing high school] was something my mom really wanted me to do, so I had to do it for her," he explained in the interview.
For the Biebz, scholastic ignorance is bliss.
"I mean, this kind of lifestyle has given me a different perspective on life. I've been able to travel the world," he added. "At school, usually you have to do a lot of writing and reading. I'm really not into that stuff."
Reading? Yuck. And Writing? Gross.
Perhaps Bieber's apathetic approach to education explains why the know-nothing star called Indonesia "some random country" when a group of reporters asked him about "Be Alright," a track off his forthcoming album that was recorded in the world's fourth most populous country.
"I recorded [the song] in a studio, some little place. They didn't know what they were doing."
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Curiously enough, Bieber's raising money in Australia to help children go to school, something he should've treated with higher regard.
"I grew up without a lot of money. There are kids around the world who don't have the chance to go to school. I want to be able to help them, you know?"
So yes, he'll always lend a
hand dollar. But don't expect Bieber to read them school children any stories.