The 21-year-old “Home to Mama” singer, Justin Bieber, is out to promote his new song, “What Do You Mean?” and in an exclusive interview with radio host, Elvis Duran, Bieber opened up about how he feels towards the mistakes he has done in the past, including run-ins with the law.

After being the center of spotlight in the past years with negative publicity, Bieber is back in the limelight with a brand new attitude and new music. According to Us Weekly, it seemed that Bieber had been exerting efforts to improve his public image over the past couple of months, including the release of an apology video in February. He also showed how game he was with all the teasing done by Will Ferrell, Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart, on Comedy Central Roast last March.

On the radio interview with Duran, Bieber told the DJ that all he wanted is to be around people, whom he "feels are truly supporting him," as he felt like there are a lot of people in the showbiz industry who wanted to see him fail and fall to the ground.

“It has to be on you, Bieber shared with the DJ. "You have to make the conscious effort, because for me, so many times it was good people coming in my life and tugging at me, but I wasn’t ready.”

Bieber also added that he was not ready that time to take the leap and change overnight. He said that he only got to realize later what he should not do in his life, and why he was not like what other people expect him to be.

Meanwhile, ET Canada reported that Bieber started to accept the fact that he needed to change his attitude. Bieber further explained, “I mean, maybe I’m a bad influence, but for me, I was like, no I’m going to do this until I feel like I shouldn’t be doing this.”

Bieber also confessed that he is in love with a new girl. “Yes, I am in love. Her name is Esther. She’s my little puppy.” He admits that his "Silky Terrier" is now the one that makes him smile.

Bieber’s interview will be aired on Friday at 7:40 in the morning, at the Elvis Duran and The Morning Show. 

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