Justin Bieber has decided to meet the jokes about himself head-on. The network announced today that Bieber will be this year’s Roastee in what may be the perfect set-up for every comedian to ever star on the popular series. The “Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” (#BieberRoast) will tape in Los Angeles. Tape and airdate to be announced shortly but was not disclosed at this time.
“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, Content Development & Original Programming, Comedy Central.
As many pop-music artists before him, Bieber has been the butt of countless jokes spanning his career and will offer the Roasters one full-night to lay into him in a non-stop comedic avalanche.