Would you take advice from this man?
Before you answer, consider this — what if he happened to be one of the few people in the world who actually understood what you were going through?
Like Justin Bieber, A.J. McLean knows what it’s like to be raised by a single mother, perfect the art of crooning syrupy pop songs, achieve crazy fame at a young age, attract a loyal and slightly scary fanbase of hopelessly devoted teenage girls, wear increasingly goofy hats, get a whole bunch of tattoos, and eventually suffer from substance abuse issues. (McLean has had three stints in rehab; you know what Bieber’s deal is.) Unlike Justin Bieber, though, A.J. McLean has managed to vanquish his celebrity demons — and now he’s hoping to help the troubled teen star do the same. READ FULL STORY