The 17-year-old singer opened up to the site about failing his driver’s test, getting into a food fight with his tour mate Taylor Swift, and more. Check it:
On getting his license: “Ah, it’s pretty embarrassing. I went the first time, and I got in the car and I was singing. And the lady got mad at me. She said, ‘Excuse me, can you stop singing?’ So I said OK, and I started driving, and this is the part where I failed. There was a huge fire lane, and I’m pulling out, and I pulled straight through it and started driving — and she said, ‘You failed,’ and I said, ‘What do you mean?’ And she said, ‘Look where you are, you are in a fire lane.” And I said, ‘No I’m not!’ But I was, so I went back to the building. Now the second time, OK, I have a Range Rover. And I have the screen thing, so I’m backing up and I didn’t know I was supposed to turn around, because my screen shows me where I’m backing up. So I’m not even looking behind me, and he failed me. The third time I passed!”
On being compared to Justin: “You know, it’s cool, it’s flattering. But I want people to let me show them that I’m different. I want them to give me a chance. They’ll be like, ‘Oh, this kid’s 17, he’s got hair, he’s Justin Bieber.’ Like, what?! Just give me a chance, that’s all I ask.”
On touring with Taylor: “She’s just a super-fun, nice girl. Behind the stage she’s just super chill and likes to have fun. We had a food fight once. I threw some apples at her. We were tossing food back and forth in her dressing room and then it just turned into a food war.”
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