Still the perfect 'tweenheart'? Justin Bieber says he never believed in Santa.
Still the perfect 'tweenheart'? Justin Bieber says he never believed in Santa.

Justin Bieber's Santa disbelief

JUSTIN Bieber has never believed in Santa Claus.

The 'Baby' hitmaker explained his mother, Pattie Mallette - who raised the 17-year-old singer singlehandedly - wanted to be "straight up and honest" with him, and was concerned he would think she was a "liar" when he later found out Father Christmas wasn't real.

He said: "My mom always told me there wasn't a Santa. This was her logic: she thought if I grew up knowing about Santa then finding out he wasn't real, that it would be like she was lying to me. And then when she told me about God, I maybe wouldn't believe her.

"She wanted to be straight-up and honest with me all the time. I didn't tell my friends or ruin it for anyone - I was a good kid!"

Justin - who is dating singer-and-actress Selena Gomez - admitted his only Christmas wish this year is for his family to be happy and healthy.

He added in an interview with AOL Music: "To be honest, I really don't have any Christmas wishes this year. I just wish to be happy and that everyone be healthy in my family."

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