Justin Bieber's Manager Compares Him To Bob Dylan

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Scooter Braun, manager to Justin Bieber, says that his client is like Bob Dylan. Speaking with Billboard, Braun said that Bieber's switch to EDM is reminiscent of Dylan's switch to electric.

"It's like Bob Dylan: He pissed people off, but whenever he switched, he reinvented himself in a way that made him who he is today."

After the comments stirred up protest on social media, Braun clarified the statement.

"The comparison I made was regarding the risk Bob Dylan took by going outside of his career's comfort zone and not being afraid of that change," he continued. "Dylan's greatness and boldness in going electric is an example of how going against the grain can become one of your biggest and defining moments [. . .] It was nothing beyond that. Isn't that what great men are for? [. . .] I have no regrets in mentioning Dylan, as I'm a fan, have studied his history, and have not only loved his music but have gained confidence and knowledge from his journey as a man and as a musician."

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