Justin Bieber has been doing his best recently to make amends for his past behaviour, and we can only applaud him for that. He took his brutal Comedy Central Roast in good humour, but now he confesses it really isn't all that easy being a multi-millionaire pop sensation.

Justin Bieber at Comedy Central Roast
Justin Bieber says it's hard being him

He's been getting into a lot of trouble over the past few years, from speeding to altercations with his neighbours, but the worst thing has been his apparent lack of remorse for his actions (made obvious by that grinning mugshot that was taken back in January 2014). That's what's annoyed people most, but no Bieber's back after some months away from the limelight - with a new hairstyle and a brand new attitude.

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'I got to the point where I wasn't happy, I wasn't who I wanted to be', he admitted in an interview with USA Today. 'Now, I'm around some pretty awesome people who are supporting me and have my back. So that's pretty cool.' And what of the people he was around before? It wasn't just Bieber who was responsible for the negative vibes, but certain members of his entourage too. 'I left a lot of people behind who weren't on the same journey I was on, and I've got a lot of new people in my life who are pouring into me, and not taking away from me', he reveals.

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What it comes down to is, Bieber was growing up just like any other young adult; only regular youngsters don't have the glare of the public eye and the responsibility of a full time career to worry about. 'Unless you're stupid, I don't think you would think it's easy to be who I am', he insists. 'Just use your head, you'll understand that my life is not easy. Not having privacy. Growing up in front of the cameras since I was 13, 14. You need to have those mess-ups without anyone judging you, and that's not something I was able to do.'

Justin Bieber is currently working on his forthcoming fourth album.

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