He’s been through the teen heartthrob phase and came out on the other end as a successful star so Rob Lowe knows what Justin Bieber is going through these days.
The “Parks and Recreation” stud sat down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the tension of Bieber’s life as an artist and idol.
Rob shared, “I have tremendous empathy. He makes really good music, but I think he knows the dark secret, and the dark secret is 80 percent of his audience doesn’t give a sh*t about the music. And he knows it. It bums him out.”
“They care about lemming-think, and their girlfriends and oohing and aahing and screaming, [and] it has nothing to do with what he’s doing as an artist. He is the guy who is standing in front at a moment that they’re going through a developmental thing… If it wasn’t him, it would be somebody else, like it was me.”