Justin Bieber prays for Yolanda victims

Teen superstar Justin Bieber is the latest addition to the long list of international celebrities who expressed solidatiry for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan). Through his Instagram account, Bieber posted a picture of himself while praying in front of a graffiti showing two hands  clasped in prayer.

“We all can help,” the Canadian heartthrob wrote. The image has been “liked” by nearly 600,000 users as of writing time. View the original post here.

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Justin Bieber appeals for help for ‘Yolanda’ survivors (Credits: http://instagram.com/p/g1s3cSAvkP)

A few days ago, photos of Bieber’s supposed  visit to typhoon survivors in Leyte province circulated on the Internet. However, it was eventually revealed later on that the photos were taken in Guatemala.

Interestingly, Bieber received intense flak from Filipino netizens last December when he posted two images via Instagram that mocked boxing legend Manny Pacquiao after losing via sixth round knockout to Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez. Take a trip down the memory lane by reading this post.


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