Justin Bieber’s ‘Lonely’ Lyrics Are About the ‘Price’ He Paid For ‘Fame at an Early Age’

Jason Pham
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Beliebers will want to grab the tissues for this one. Justin Bieber’s “Lonely” lyrics are about the “price” he paid for “money and fame at an early age.”

The “Holy” singer released his latest single, which features benny blanco, and its music video on Friday, October 16. The music video stars Room actor Jacob Tremblay as a young, teenage Bieber who has conflicted feelings about his fast success. In the video, Tremblay, who’s seen in the same white denim jacket and purple hoodie look Bieber became known for in 2010, walks out on stage to see an adult Bieber watching him. In an Instagram post after the song’s release, Bieber confirmed that the song is about him.

“Lonely is out now with @itsbennyblanco. When he and @finneas showed me this song to be honest it was hard to listen to considering how tough it was to get through some of these chapters,”...

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