Jon Bon Jovi, who has been rocking the stage with his eponymous band for going on 30 years now, has some words of wisdom for young Justin Bieber, who earlier this year left his fans waiting nearly two hours, according to reports from concertgoers.
“They run the risk of disrespecting
their audience members who have worked hard to pay for their ticket, to
give you the permission to take two or three hours of their lives — or
in that kid’s case, 80 minutes of their lives.
Do it once, you
can be forgiven. Do it enough times and shame on you. They won’t have
you back. Then it just becomes a clich�. It’s really not cool — you’re
an a**hole. Go to f***in’ work!” Bon Jovi tells the Evening Standard.
“It’s getting more and more difficult every day to not just sit
here and say something… Because all I can say is this — it’s for
personal reasons. He’s been through it before, fortunately for us the
same guy who filled in last time was available this time,” says Bon Jovi.
“You have a choice — you either figure it out, go and grow, not only survive but thrive. Or, you say, ‘I hate my brother and I’m gonna quit the band,” he continues.