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R.Pattz wasn't there, so why did a bunch of screaming fangirls nearly cause a riot at a Long Island mall?
They were waiting for Justin Bieber, of course!
One girl ended up at the hospital and a member of Bieber's entourage was arrested after more than 1,000 young and rowdy fans whipped themselves into a frenzy awaiting the arrival of the the 15-year-old Canadian pop star, who ended up steering clear of the mall altogether because of the melee.
"They are not allowing me to come into the mall. if you dont leave I and my fans will be arrested as the police just told us," Bieber twittered this evening, about an hour after writing, "On my way to Roosevelt Field Mall in Long Island, NY to sign and meet fans!! im pumped. see u there."
Bieber's debut album, My World, came out on Tuesday.
"The event at roosevelt mall is cancelled," he continued on Twitter. "please go home. the police have already arrested one person from my camp. I dont want anyone hurt...Im sorry to everyone who was in Long Island at the Mall 2day. I was just trying to come meet fans and never meant to dissapoint [sic] anyone."
And...we're going to cry, that's so sad.
His label, Island Records, also expressed its regret over the obviously unexpected turn of events.
"Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, 15 year old pop singing sensation Justin Bieber was forced to cancel today's CD signing at the Justice store at Roosevelt Mall in Long Island," read the label's statement. "Over 10,000 screaming fans showed up and the police and fire marshall concluded it was an unsafe environment and prohibited the event from taking place. Justin made every effort to enter the mall but was turned away by the police. Justin appreciates his fans and promises to make it up to them soon. "
Really, they should have known that with the simultaneous rise of New Moon today, there were going to be way too many ragingly hormonal teens walking the streets.
He's a relative unknown now, but who knows, Justin Bieber could have his very own Hair Comes Zac Efron-style gallery one day.