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Comedy Central Has Bieber Fever

Comedy Central Has Bieber Fever

Comedy Central Announces Global Multi-Platinum Pop Star Justin Bieber to Headline Its Next Roast

Auckland, New Zealand; 21 January, 2015: Comedy Central is turning up the heat on pop icon Justin Bieber, with the network today announcing the pop sensation will be this year’s ‘Roastee’ at The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. The#BieberRoast will tape in Los Angeles later this year, with New Zealand premiere details to be announced shortly.

The Emmy® nominated Comedy Central Roast is an annual star-studded event in which Comedy Central hand-picks a special ‘Roastee’ to sit on the hot seat and take it on the chin for the evening with good-natured ribbing from colleagues and comics.

Past ‘Roastees’ include James Franco, Denis Leary, Jeff Foxworthy, Pamela Anderson, William Shatner, Flavor Flav and Bob Saget. ‘Roasters’ for this outrageous event have included Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, Katt Williams, Jason Alexander, John Stamos, Tommy Lee, Courtney Love, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, Snoop Dogg, Larry the Cable Guy, Lisa Lampanelli, Ice-T, Andy Dick, Greg Giraldo, Jeffrey Ross and Cloris Leachman, among many other notable comedians and celebrities.

“Justin has been asking us for a few years to roast him, and we just kept telling him to go create more source material first. We’re thrilled he listened,” said Kent Alterman, President of Content Development & Original Programming at Comedy Central.

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