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Bieber's Crew

Stages Mutiny

Over Japan Concert

5/5/2011 6:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber's scheduled concerts in Japan could be torpedoed because of a crew mutiny ... TMZ has learned.

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Many crew members have flat out refused to go to Japan for two concerts later this month, because they're afraid of the cancer risks from the recent nuclear disaster.  They also fear another earthquake.  Short story -- they are refusing to go to Osaka for a May 17 concert and another concert two days later in Tokyo.

Today in Adelaide, Australia, an angry Scooter Braun -- Justin's manager -- exploded at the crew ... sources who were there tell TMZ.

Braun told the crew, "Man the f**k up and do the right thing by these kids."

But during the meeting -- the 3rd one in 4 days -- members of the crew fired back that it wasn't safe to go and Avril Lavigne and Slash had canceled their Japan concerts.

Scooter said Justin did not want to disappoint the kids who bought tickets and that the Japanese government had given an "all clear" -- that it was safe to be in both cities.

And Scooter noted, Maroon 5 is full steam ahead for its upcoming Japanese concerts.

As of now, there's a stalemate, and the Japanese concerts are in jeopardy.

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Joe    

F'in crybabies... man up and go. Get a plane chartered in case if they wimps.

1212 days ago
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Gloria Unread    

His crew is flat-out ignorant if they think that they're going to get cancer from going to Japan. As long as they're not in the immediate area of the Fukashima Power Plant (Osaka and Tokyo are far enough away) they'll be fine.
Plus, the aftershocks have died down here significantly.

1212 days ago
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Truth    

OH PULEEEZ, I'M SURE THE KIDS IN JAPAN WILL WELCOME A REFUND. NO DIFFERENT THAN WATCHING THE LAME AZZ PINT SIZED NO TALENT ON YOUTUBE FOR FREE. CREW IS RIGHT... WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OVER BIEBER'S NO TALENT, THE FORMER WINS HANDS DOWN!!!! +100.

1212 days ago
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PrincessGinger    

I wonder how many of these crew members smoke cigarettes, eat fatty, greasy sugary food and/or meat.... the risks from that stuff over many years is worse than whatever small amounts of radiation they would be exposed to over there.

I'll bet there are plenty of unemployed Americans who would welcome the work as well as a trip to Japan!!!

1212 days ago
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Gloria Unread    

Truth - Yes, Bieber's music sucks. I agree. But these kids have been through a lot lately, and could use a nice distraction. Plus, it hurts their morale knowing that people are treating Japan like it's a leper colony and avoiding it like the plague.

1212 days ago
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PhilipMarkum    

ON THE SIDE OF THE CREW: I WOULD NOT GO. People here are fairly young and do not remember Chernobyl, but the fact is that people who were in the area of Chernobyl received so much radiation that large increase of thyroid cancer occurred. It continues to this day. The only way to prevent potassium iodide poisoning is to take potassium iodine and taking potassium iodine has it's own risks. Right now you may think there's no harm, but that's because the Japanese and American governments are great at keeping things hushed up. Those reactors in Japan are still melting down, but notice how we're not hearing ANYTHING in the news about it? By the way, OBAMA PLANS TO TAX US ALL BY THE MILE WHEN WE DRIVE OUR CARS:
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/159397-obama-floats-plan-to-tax-cars-by-the-mile
BE AFRAID, VERY AFRAID, OF THIS ADMINISTRATION.

1212 days ago
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phyuck    

Wow what a bunch of wussies. Bieber is more of a man than his crew members. Now that is just sad. I guess his crew members are pretty stupid as well, since they think that just by going to Japan they are gonna get cancer. He should just fire all of them and hire a new crew.

1212 days ago
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Brooke    

Justin should just fire them if they don't want to do their job. The idiots are getting far more radiation from all of the flying they are doing for their job.

1212 days ago
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Truth    

@GLORIA UNREAD

THEN BIEBER SHOULD OUT HIS MONEY WHERE HIS LIP SYNGING MOUTH IS... TRANSPORT THE KIDS FROM JAPAN TO A CONCERT IN THE US. I'M SURE THE AMOUNT PAID FOR TICKETS IN JAPAN MORE THAN COVERS CHARTER FLIGHTS TO AMERICA. HIT 3 BIRDS WITH ONE STONE - BIEBER GETS TO PERFORM HIS LAME NO TALENT ACT, THE KIDS GET TO SEE THE SHOW, AND THE CREW CAN STOP EFFING CRYING OVER SPILT RADIATION MILK. NOW THERE'S A PLAN...

1212 days ago
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Truth    

@GLORIA UNREAD

THEN BIEBER SHOULD PUT HIS MONEY WHERE HIS LIP SYNCING MOUTH IS... TRANSPORT THE KIDS FROM JAPAN TO A CONCERT IN THE US. I'M SURE THE AMOUNT PAID FOR TICKETS IN JAPAN MORE THAN COVERS CHARTER FLIGHTS TO AMERICA. HIT 3 BIRDS WITH ONE STONE - BIEBER GETS TO PERFORM HIS LAME NO TALENT ACT, THE KIDS GET TO SEE THE SHOW, AND THE CREW CAN STOP EFFING CRYING OVER SPILT RADIATION MILK. NOW THERE'S A PLAN...

1212 days ago
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PrincessGinger    

@AJLind: The tour is not going to the area around the Fukijima nuclear power plant. The amount of radiation (measured in rads) in the air in Japan is about 1/16 of what I got every morning for cancer treatment. I don't even glow in the dark!

1212 days ago
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Gloria Unread    

(They really need a "quote" option here, like real forums)

AJ Lind - Those reactors in Japan are still melting down, but notice how we're not hearing ANYTHING in the news about it?
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Umm.. yeah, maybe it's not in American news. They just allowed workers to go back into the plant because the radiation has died down. http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/workers-to-enter-no-1-reactor-building-for-1st-time-since-accident

@PrincessGinger - **thumbs up** :-)

1212 days ago
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steve    

PrincessGinger u deluded braindead, dumbed-down american piece of worthless filth!
"I wonder how many of these crew members smoke cigarettes, eat fatty, greasy sugary food and/or meat" You are maybe the most retarded human being ever to worthlessly exist....
The radiation levels are at the highest ever recorded, garanteed death for all those with 1000 miles, and far far far beyond - wait and see over the next few years - that nasty crap is reaching your dumb ass in america too (your children, if you ever ruin the earth with any, will be even more retarded than you, you dribbly retarded maggot, a feat previously thought impossible in the dumbed-down, retard, braindead sheeple catagory {my, aren't you proud!}
Go and celebrate the faked killing of osama (who has been dead for over 9 years) with the rest of your completely dumbed-down generation of american retards...
Rome has fallen and so has the fatty, worthless fast-food rotting once-great american empire.
Enjoy your slide into the 3rd world you bloated yanky festering pile of garbage...

1212 days ago
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TIA    

"Scooter said Justin did not want to disappoint the kids who bought tickets and that the Japanese government had given an "all clear" -- that it was safe to be in both cities."

Yeah the same government that misjudged the evacuation zone. I buy it. *rolls eyes*

1212 days ago
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vicky    

Man up? Manager doesn't care about the kids over there, it's all about the cha-ching. I wouldn't go either, Kudos to them for standing up for themselves..........sucks they'll probably loose their jobs.....

1212 days ago
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