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Tommy Chong

Bieber's Talented

BECAUSE He Smokes Out

1/8/2013 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Justin Bieber
 wasn't born with the talent to become an international superstar ... he inhaled it ... in the form of miraculous marijuana smoke -- so says legendary weed icon Tommy Chong.

The "Cheech & Chong" star was out in L.A. yesterday when we asked if he thought more highly of Bieber now that he knows the singer smokes pot -- and Tommy laughed, saying, "Of course!"

He said, "I knew [Bieber] was smoking before he knew it. Because of his music. Because of his dancing. The guy is a phenom ... It's not just his looks. It's his talent. And you don't get talent like that by drinking alcohol. The herb, man! The herb!"

Can't blame Bieber either -- Tommy says all the celebs are smoking ganja these days ... "Weed is mainstream as can be."

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Rex Manning Day music blog    

Amen

654 days ago
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Dr Samuel Weiscrak    

'Bout time someone stated the obvious about marijuana fostering creativity! Many of your favorite musicians wouldn't have written the works you love without the influence!

654 days ago
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Lucky_130    

I think Tommy was stoned.

654 days ago
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LK    

PUFF PUFF PASS !!!! LOL

654 days ago
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LK    

BIEBER MY BALLS !!!! LOL

654 days ago
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LK    

EVERY1 IS PROMOTING & PUSHING THE NEW BIEBER STRAIN OF POT !!!!!! LOL

654 days ago
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Lucky_130    

Since I quit smoking weed over a year now, I realize now that some of the dumbest things I have written here and said are from smoking weed. Tommy is at least funny though.

654 days ago
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LK    

WHENEVER I SEE HEAR OR READ ANYTHG @ ALL ABOUT THE BIEBER. I WANT 2 GET HIGH . SHAME ON U JUSTIN LOL
O & MILEY 2 . LOL

654 days ago
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me    

Now if the government would keep their greedy paws out of it, maybe they would realize it is also amazing for chronic pain as well.

654 days ago
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Kanye East    

Tommy Chong, you crazy crazy man !

654 days ago
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Reg    

I hope that kid is smoking some decent organic outdoor grown. Not some hydro shyte.

654 days ago
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Phishie from Philly    

I should smoke more weed if TC is politically correct.
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Phishie from Philly

654 days ago
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Dan Frederiksen    

The biggest effect weed has is convincing the fools who use it that it's good for them. They think it cures cancer when it reality it causes it as well as other lung problems

654 days ago
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jonesy    

This coming from the old ignorant unimportant relic of the past who thinks that weed is going to cure his terminal cancer? Sorry Chong, Bieber has never been talented!

654 days ago
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DudeLebowski    

Tommy Chong is one of the coolest guys who ever lived....

654 days ago
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