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Justin Bieber

Radio Station Gives Him Silent Treatment

Until He Goes to Rehab

1/23/2014 1:46 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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A radio station in Canada is trying to do what Scooter Braun can't ... get Justin Bieber into rehab ... but the station has a secret weapon.

Hot 89.9 in Ottawa just radioed out to its listeners -- Justin is persona non grata on its airwaves UNTIL he checks himself into a facility to get badly needed help for drug abuse.

So far Justin has laughed off all attempts to get him into treatment. 

Sounds good in theory ... but seriously, the guy hasn't had a hit in a while so who's gonna really notice?

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runtheworld    

As a resident of Toronto, Canada... I can safely say no one gives a **** about Hot 89.9 nor has anyone outside Ottawa even heard of it. I'm not a bieber fan .... but this hiatus ... literally affects no one.

220 days ago
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opiates.com    

Finally a responsible party!!1

220 days ago
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carlaj    

It's sad really ! The kid is only 19 has more money then most of us and is going to distroy his self because he is too young & dumb to realize what he has...just another spoiled rich kid that thinks rules don't apply...He needs to Check himself before he Wrecks Himself..

220 days ago
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themasterchimp    

0.05? Did he have a sip of light beer? How can you blow that low...

220 days ago
80.

TuxThePenguin    

NINE stories about Bieber, TMZ??!! overkill.

220 days ago
81.

Carl    

Even when he was popular he wasn't really a radio star, he was a YouTube sensation. While I applaud the station, it is kind of an empty gesture since I'm sure that if Bieber had a huge hit right now they wouldn't be doing this.

220 days ago
82.

Jessica     

FORCING him to rehab will not help him. He needs to grow up, take some responsibility and go on his own will. THEN he will get better.

220 days ago
83.

itzkathy    

Forced rehab does NOT work. You have to WANT to quit!!

220 days ago
84.

nof    

When an A-Lister gets in trouble.

Everyone comes in for a taste - some free PR.

B-listers, mayors, radio stations.

220 days ago
85.

Dbar    

He uses the word "HIT" in a different way now.

220 days ago
86.

Majestik    

I'm waiting to see what the top two radio stations in my home town do. They've both posted the photo and asked for comments, NOT ONE of those comments was in Justina's favor. For all the REAL TALENT out there, no reason they shouldn't pull this kid. BTW, one of those stations is "VIRGIN RADIO" how about "SIR RICHARD BRANSON" step up to the plate and make it absolutely known that not one of his stations will EVER play his music again until he checks himself. Man is a bazillionaire, he can afford to lose the 25 or so Bieber fans with 10 thousand accounts and nicknames.

220 days ago
87.

rocklobsterclaw    

Awesome..the rest of the world needs to follow this movement!

220 days ago
88.

CrowGirl    

Hey, and why is this just isolated to Canada. Fans, stations, contert goers etc nee to buycot sales!. Even if you idolized the piece of $hit, dont you think you'd be doing him a favor! It called TOUGH LOVE, BABY!

220 days ago
89.

beearch    

Good maybe if everyone doesn't give a **** about him he will just go away, spoilt little arsehole thinks his untouchable can't stand the PIG

220 days ago
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BelieberAllDayBaby1995    

Justin has got diagnosed with depression 5 months ago. You know words hurt how many suicides need to happen to make people realize if u have nothing nice to say then don't say anything at all. There is no reason to hate any celebrity. To lose respect for Justin is perfectly acceptable to hate isn't. You haters have ridiculed him for shallow reasons since day one and STILL do just along with hypocritical. Justin has feelings, he is human. I hope karma eats every single person up that has ridiculed Justin. There is a difference between an opinion and slandering someone, and bullying them. Justin's not a bad person. The people wishing harm on him are wishing to see him fall. Society is sick anyone who is getting bullied or is suicidal STAY STRONG❤️ If Justin ever kills himself I honestly have no reason to live same with others mass suicide across the world. 48 million if us will be gone.

220 days ago
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