Twitter will be an ugly place to be Monday night.
Belieber heads will be exploding all over the place as their beloved Justin Bieber takes his lumps on the much-anticipated Comedy Central roast.
We anticipate a lot of cyber-crying as Ludacris, Shaq, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg and a panel of others, led by Kevin Hart, take their best shots at the trouble-prone singer.
USA Today reports that head writer Chris McGuire gave each celebrity roaster 14 pages of “background” on Bieber as a study guide.
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“Justin Bieber has done more in the last 18 months than someone in an entire game of Grand Theft Auto,” McGuire said. “It was not hard to find material.”
From all reports he took his well-deserved lumps in good spirits, though he appeared visibly nervous on stage.
On the day that the roast was taped earlier this month, MTV News reported that Bieber’s fans were tweeting nonstop before the roast, begging that folks be kind to their idol.
Yeah, like that was going to happen.
“They made it very clear that this roast is about Justin and don’t bring up Selena (Gomez). They made it very clear,” comedian Chris D’Elia told MTV. “That is when I started writing jokes about Selena.”
Hart joked that he was even threatened.
“My timeline is full of ‘don’t hurt him, Kevin, don’t you hurt Justin.’ It’s full of a bunch of teenage girls threatening me,” Hart laughed. “‘If you do we’ll march on you.’”
USA Today reports that Bieber turned the public flogging into a public apology.
“There was really no preparing me for this life. I was thrown into this at 12 years old,” Bieber said at the roast. “I didn't know what I was getting myself into. There were moments I am proud of. And there are moments I am disappointed with myself for.
“But the things I have done, don't define who I am. I am kind-hearted person who loves people. And through it all, I have lost some of my best qualities. For that, I'm sorry.”
We’ll see how sorry he is beginning at 9 p.m. Monday.