I just thought equating the loneliness of a multimillionaire pop star with an inmate missed the mark.
But, a lot of the commenters disagreed with me. They actually really appreciated the sentiment.
"How often do they have something to look forward to?" said one comment with 29,000 likes. "I wish more artists would do this."
"If I was in prison and J. Biebs came to serenade me, that would be kinda fire?" another person wrote.
One person also brought up how the song probably resonates with the prisoners and their feelings of isolation while being incarcerated.
And turns out, the performance was received well by the prisoners, according to TMZ.
"It was a life-changing experience that I will never forget," Bieber said in an earlier statement given to Billboard. "It was such an honor listening to their stories and seeing how strong their faith is."
So, props to you, Bieber. You can check out TMZ's pictures and full coverage of his set here.
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