Off to do what I love. Perform and see my fans. Focused on the positive and what is real. South Carolina see u soon. #BelieveTour
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) August 5, 2013
Justin Bieber performed in Columbia Monday night. It didn’t take long for the Justin-Bieber-is-in-Charleston rumors to begin. In fact, they got a lot of help from this fake tweet posted on Bulldog Tours’ Facebook page Tuesday morning:
The company finally admitted the hoax about 7 hours later:
By then, the Bieber ‘sightings’ were in full force.
Hearing rumors that Justin Bieber is in Charleston….Downtown Market area…..anyone spot him yet?
— 95.1 FM (@95sxCharleston) August 6, 2013
Justin Bieber's hanging out in downtown Charleston
— TweeterbugKayla (@TweeterbugKayla) August 6, 2013
Bieber is in charleston! Last seen on the mkt! https://t.co/BbBBKoj9wv
— Wentworths Mama (@WentworthsMama) August 6, 2013
It is confirmed! Justin Bieber is in Charleston! Last seen on the market downtown but getting reports he may be on Keynes Street now
— Mix 95.9 (@mix959radio) August 6, 2013
JUSTIN BIEBER IS IN CHARLESTON. WHO'S TRYNA GO ON A MAN HUNT? #THISISNOTADRILL
— ✊ (@dyltyl_) August 6, 2013
GOD I PICKED THE RIGHT DAY TO BE IN CHARLESTON JUSTIN BIEBER IS HERE I JUST SCREAMED FOR THIRTY SECONDS STRAIGHT
— gabby minervini (@mini_weenie) August 6, 2013
Bieber is evidently in Charleston, which makes me want to go stroll King Street and tell tweeners I just saw him random places.
— Jorge Stevens (@Jorge_Stevens) August 6, 2013
Apparently Justin Bieber is just strolling around Charleston. Challenge accepted.
— Jennifer Leigh White (@jennifer__leigh) August 6, 2013
— Andy Paras (@AndyParas) August 6, 2013
Don't bother looking for Justin Bieber in charleston we just searched the whole penninsula
— Sign Girl August 5th (@mamagonzoluvsjb) August 6, 2013
Yes Justin Bieber was I'm charleston today but he was guarded and no one saw him but one lady in the market.
— Anna Gignilliat (@Annagignilliat) August 7, 2013
Do you think he was here?