After the release of Justin Bieber's silver screen debut, ‘Never Say Never‘, a movie/documentary of his trials and tribulations, his ‘Beliebers’ here in Brunei have attempted in full force to get his attention because Brunei is not one of his concert stopovers in Southeast Asia.
News of his sold out concerts in neighboring cities, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, spurred his fans in Brunei to create the #Bruneineedsbeiber hashtag and local fans flooded the hashtag #Brunei every minute to get @justinbieber‘s attention.
‘Brunei Beliebers’ even opened a twitition to help get the Canadian star to come to Brunei. To date they have 366 signatures.
Local blogger @marul69 of geekinwhite.com was never a ‘belieber’ and ‘is still not a bieber fan’ but after watching ‘Never Say Never’, he mentioned,
After watching this movie, I have to admit his success is no fluke, not manufactured or because of his looks entirely. He has real talent from a very young age. The type of talent one is born with.
I’m in no way Bieber-ized. His songs are catchy no doubt, but it’s nothing I wanna listen to daily. All I am saying is that I respect his determination, his never say never attitude, the hard work he has put into it and the sacrifies he had made to be where he is. And when you’re 16 years old and you sold out Madison Square Garden in 22 minutes, that is just sick!
think he’s a gifted singer no matter what the future lies for him. There’s just something about him
Some ‘Brunei Beliebers’ has even gone to the extent of making videos and posting it on YouTube to convince Bieber to come to Brunei. Meanwhile, local talent Aziz Harun, @jambul212 records his version of Bieber hit song, ‘Baby.’
But after all these attempts, ‘Brunei Beliebers’ are still frustrated because @justinbieber has yet to reply to any of the tweets from Brunei.