Usher advises Justin Bieber away from fan romance
Justin Bieber receives lots of advice from his mentor Usher, including the suggestion not to get romantically involved with one of his fans
This article is from 2010.
Usher has advised Justin Bieber not to date a fan.
The 'OMG' hitmaker is a mentor to the 16-year-old singer and has advised his protegee to enjoy his success but to learn from his own mistakes and keep a distance from his supporters a.
He said: "I tell Justin you've got to love all your fans without falling in love with them. I can't say I've never dated a fan but it's not a good idea. I tell him to understand that you are a fantasy to them and you should be mindful of that.
"And I encourage him to not take success so seriously so early. Have fun with it. And make friends!"
Usher - who has sons Usher V, two, and Naviyd, 23 months, with ex-wife Tameka Foster - is thankful for his own success and would never complain about his life because he knows how lucky he is.
He added: "I'm so happy. I can't complain. And if I did, people would have a fit.
"How could I complain when I get to do what I do, travel, be with my kids and have a grand life?"