Question: what’s growing faster than the world’s terrifyingly booming population? Answer: Justin Bieber’s YouTube popularity.
Although Bieber’s video for “Mistletoe” only debuted on October 18, it has already had more than 28 million views on YouTube. Even more mind-boggling, however, is that those views have propelled the Biebs’ total number of YouTube views to more than 2 billion. Which, as you may have heard, is more than a quarter of the world’s entire population.
If we’re honest with ourselves — and NewsFeed is nothing if not honest — it doesn’t really seem like there’s much point in fighting Bieber fever anymore. Like a cold, we’re all going to get it sooner or later. Might as well watch the video above and help Justin make his way to 3 billion views. (He’ll need the good will, since he’s now battling a scandal.)