Did Adam Sandler Help Justin Bieber Break Into Acting?
A report published exactly one year ago claimed Adam Sandler was helping Justin Bieber break into acting. Gossip Cop debunked the claim this time last year and it remains untrue. As time has shown, the singer hasn’t embarked on an acting career.
In September 2017, Bieber had dinner with Sandler and David Spade following a Hurricane Harvey relief telethon in Los Angeles. On October 12, 2017, Us Weekly wrongly reported that Bieber had asked the comedy stars out to dinner “to pick their brains about breaking into the film industry.” An alleged insider told the magazine that the pop star “had a lot of questions for them about the movie world” and wanted their advice on getting into “acting and directing/producing.”
The outlet’s “insider” turned out to be totally unreliable. Shortly after the dinner last year, “Entertainment Tonight” asked Sandler about the reports he met with Bieber to help him get into acting. “I don’t know who said that, but that’s some weird story that they made up,” the actor said. “That’s not it at all. We just hung out. We just wanted to go to dinner.” As time has shown, Bieber hasn’t launched a film career.
It’s worth noting, Sandler has been known to cast his movies with musicians who have little acting experience. Some of the music stars who’ve appeared in the comedian’s films include Blake Shelton, Dave Matthews, Vanilla Ice and Ozzy Osbourne. If Bieber had truly asked Sandler for help breaking into the film industry, it’s likely the actor would have been happy to put the pop star in one of his movies, even if it were just a cameo role. But as Sandler himself made clear, the two “just wanted to go to dinner.”
It should be mentioned, it’s not out of the question that the pop star will try his hand at acting at some point of the future. Last December, Bieber was spotted at an acting studio in Hollywood, but TMZ pointed out at the time, “don’t count on seeing his skills on a screen anytime soon.” The website noted that the singer took lessons “for the fun of it” and was “just goofing around.” Regardless, Bieber’s dinner with Sandler wasn’t acting-related at all.
Additionally, Us Weekly doesn’t seem to have much more insight into the singer’s personal life. Last December, Gossip Cop busted the outlet for falsely claiming that Bieber was planning to propose to Selena Gomez. He married Hailey Baldwin less than a year later.