Chances are you caught some of the Billboard Music Awards last night on television before flipping back to the Penguins-Lightning game or eventually landing on Game of Thrones or the 100th episode of Bob’s Burgers.
If you tuned in on the early side, you may have watched Justin Bieber limp through a quick medley of hits. He really didn’t want to be there. And he seemed disinterested when he accepted an award for Top Male Artist. Which is cool on both counts. We get it. He’s still in the middle of the 2016 Purpose world tour, which recently landed at the TD Garden for two nights, and let’s face it, the Billboard Music Awards is certainly no Boston Public Garden.
“I try to think of it as a celebration but can’t help feeling like people are rating and grading my performance,” he writes to no one in particular but also to every single person who tweets. “A lot of people in the audience there to be seem worried about how much camera time they will get or who they can network with. When I’m doing a regular show I feel they are there for the right reasons and to strictly have a good time! But these award shows seem so hollow.”
Read his full post below, and be warned: He doesn’t give a shit about what you think of his grammar.