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Old 05-03-2013, 00:54
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http://uk.omg.yahoo.com/gossip/the-j...104706037.html

The only other fanbases that give Bieber's a run for their money are One Direction's and Lady Gaga's.

But this is a particularly nasty story and I feel awful for the person on the receiving end of the Bieber fans. What is it about this one fan group? There has to be more of a reason for their behaviour other than them being young, hormonal, and obsessive.

They really are the worst.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:08
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This is a really, really predictable response but I just don't see how I can comment otherwise: I blame the parents.

Say what you like about how much Bieber manipulates the fans, and the power of the internet and all those stock responses, but really now, take a step back and just look at the state of mind of those kids. It's inexcusable for any parent to let their kid get so violently and frighteningly obsessed with any artist, let alone one who has millions upon millions of similar girls who are also going to fight for attention.

My friend's young daughter got slightly obsessed with a certain artist and ended up creating a Twitter fanpage which immediately got hundreds of followers, not all of them nice people. Her parents, however, had a simple policy that they would inspect her internet history every few days, and as soon as they found the account they shut it down and blocked Twitter, no exceptions. This is a no-brainer. The internet is no excuse, parents still have a duty to stop their kids getting in over their heads like this.

And the PR people who actively encourage the mania should be ashamed.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:22
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i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:25
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i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
I'd like to think that's a troll, the person writing that is crazy. You never know though, I've seen weirder, even on this site.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:27
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i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
Is it wrong that I laughed?
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:32
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These people need therapy. Failing that..a lobotomy...
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:39
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Michael Jackson fans were the worst.



King my ass.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:39
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Is it wrong that I laughed?
i laughed at the picture of madge and i am a fan. however, i don't think anything written on that blog is particularly funny at all. actually, its quite disturbing that people like that have a platform to promote their hatred, even if it is just a blog.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:41
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i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
Terrible.

I'm so glad I don't have a young daughter if this is how girls behave now. It's just deeply sad and incredibly disturbing.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:46
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I wish people would stop making out that an 11 year old girl telling someone to kill themselves on twitter is a legitimate death threat! Just tell the stupid little bitch to f*ck off! Stop giving these weirdos attention and taking them seriously. They will grow up and cringe about what they have done soon enough
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:46
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i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
Can't you report sites like that? They are wishing death on people etc, surely they can be blocked or something?
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:46
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Terrible.

I'm so glad I don't have a young daughter if this is how girls behave now. It's just deeply sad and incredibly disturbing.
As a teacher, I assure you it's not. Any remotely sensible set of parents these days monitors their child's internet use until they're a teenager at least, especially if they follow a world phenomenon and are therefore likely to be talking to strangers.

But then you do get the odd parent who for some reason will let their child have Facebook and Twitter, unsupervised, before they've even hit double figures, and that is usually the only kind of child who ends up like this.

It's so frustrating because it's so easy for a parent to just instantly stop their child taking part in fan circles if they're concerned.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:52
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As a teacher, I assure you it's not. Any remotely sensible set of parents these days monitors their child's internet use until they're a teenager at least, especially if they follow a world phenomenon and are therefore likely to be talking to strangers.

But then you do get the odd parent who for some reason will let their child have Facebook and Twitter, unsupervised, before they've even hit double figures, and that is usually the only kind of child who ends up like this.

It's so frustrating because it's so easy for a parent to just instantly stop their child taking part in fan circles if they're concerned.
That's interesting, thanks.

I am so glad there was no Twitter or Facebook when I was growing up. Going through adolescence is hard enough. I feel really, really bad for young people these days.
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Old 05-03-2013, 02:45
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I'd like to think that's a troll, the person writing that is crazy. You never know though, I've seen weirder, even on this site.
i would like to think it is just a troll, if not i would be seriously concerned for that persons mental state
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Old 05-03-2013, 02:57
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Can't you report sites like that? They are wishing death on people etc, surely they can be blocked or something?
This is what I was thinking. The post about Taylor Swift is particularly horrible.

Whoever wrote that blog is one nasty piece of work.
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:14
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This is what I was thinking. The post about Taylor Swift is particularly horrible.

Whoever wrote that blog is one nasty piece of work.
I reported it, but doubt anything will come of it.

If you want to do the same click More at the top and then click report abuse and I reported it as Hate speech, violent and crude content I think it was.
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:19
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This is what I was thinking. The post about Taylor Swift is particularly horrible.

Whoever wrote that blog is one nasty piece of work.
i didn't read that far. so i just had another look and a `follow up` post has been made to their recent madonna post (that link is probably nsfw).

it seems to me this person clearly likes the attention. another post on the first page also addresses complaints from gaga fans about their blog. these complaints don't seem to change this posters views, so again, it just seems to me that this person enjoys the conflict. complaints or opposing views seem to spur them on really, lulling them into a false sense of importance.
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:57
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Some of the new trance fans are worse. I mean I hate these guys productions and they have nothing to do with the genre but yet people comment like this.

http://i49.tinypic.com/rho389.jpg
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:34
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It's an age thing. Kids can be cruel because they haven't quite got a grasp of etiquette, appropriateness and empathy yet...so when you give them anonymity and no repercussions to their actions, you get mayhem.

Bieber's fanbase is mostly young so, voila.

i recently came across this on twitter someone had RT`d it onto my timeline, truly disturbing it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters" http://littlemonsterartpop.blogspot.co.uk/
It's likely trolling. When these blogs are conveniently "discovered" by certain anti-Gaga sites, chances are it's not real.

But you're right, it does not say a lot for Lady Gaga and her "little monsters".
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:42
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Give your predominantly young fanbase a collective name and it will inavriably lead to trouble. But as long as this 'young army' multi buy singles/albums and go to overpriced concerts they are hardly going to get a ticking a ticking off from their hero/heroine, are they?
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:56
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Concerts it appears he mimes at judging from this video of him puking on stage without missing a word:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19784186
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:56
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All these fanbases are seriously disturbing - Bieber, 1D, Lady Gaga fans... and what I find also crazy in those situations, is that the singers get fans all fired up by tweeeting things. Take Piers/1D confrontation - they asked their fans to retweet "Piers is smelly" which they did.

The singers should really be careful what they write on Twitter because most of them sound pathetic and stupid when they have a rant about something/someone.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:35
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It's like a football mentality really. Calling themselves Beliebers or Monsters is like pleading your allegiance to a football team. I think Gaga started it and it's backfired as it's put quite a few people off her. I remember last year when Madonna had a Q&A on twitter and I submitted a question which was completely drowned out by Monsters asking dumb questions like 'do you like the new photoshop' and 'what was it like to grow up with dinosaurs'. It just completely ruined it and given the abuse Madonna received I'm not surprised she didn't join twitter permanently
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:18
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what I find also crazy in those situations, is that the singers get fans all fired up by tweeeting things. Take Piers/1D confrontation - they asked their fans to retweet "Piers is smelly" which they did.
I had no idea 1D did that. I'm not a fan of them by any stretch but they are promoted as being nice young guys. Obviously those of us older and wiser than their average fan will know they are normal adult lads and are no doubt getting up to God knows what behind the scenes, but to openly encourage hate campaigns on Twitter isn't something I'd have thought their PR would want them to do.

Ridiculous behaviour on their part, however young they are.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:55
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Those Beliebers are crazy. It seems if you say even one thing that could be slightly negative about Bieber they all go mad. Whatever happened to freedom of speech?? Are you only supposed to say positive things about the likes of 1D/Bieber on Twitter even if you don't like them?
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