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Justin Bieber does 'Boyfriend Acoustic'; 'groping' pic addressed

January 29, 2013|By Nardine Saad

Justin Bieber, what are we going to do about you?

The pop star appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Tuesday to perform the acoustic version of his hit single "Boyfriend," which he's re-releasing with two other newly recorded songs on what we want to callĀ his breakup album, "Believe Acoustic." Selena Gomez, where are you? This kid seems depressed!

And if he's not, this frighteningly painful rendition of the song should be enough to depress him in a big way. Where's that "makes us sad" hashtag when we need it?

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OK, maybe we're being a bit harsh. He's actually getting good reviews for the album. And it appears as though Tuesday's performance was recorded back in December, when he also performed a much stronger acoustic version of "As Long As You Love Me."

The 18-year-old has had a rough 2013 so far with his breakup with Gomez, the death of a paparazzo linked to him and being photographed smoking what looked like pot. He took to Twitter, where he's the most-followed user, to air out some of his feelings.

"alot of bs has been out there lately...seems like it never stops. answering for myself thru music," he wrote with a link to his new album.

The singer was also embroiled in a groping scandal Tuesday when a fan uploaded a photo in which Bieber appeared to be grabbing her breast while giving her a smooch on the cheek at a post-concert meet-and-greet. The fan, incidentally, said it only looked as if he was grabbing her.

"That definitely did not happen," his rep told E! News. "He was pulling away from her. It's ridiculous."

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