The multi-talented Justin Bieber will take on double duty come February 9th when he both hosts and performs on the long running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. Rumors started circulating Monday about the gig when Bieber posted on Twitter; “maybe im hosting and performing on SNL…maybe.:)” and today the news was confirmed as Bieber preps to appear on the show to promote his Believe Acoustic” album.
This is big news for the singer coming right on the heels of a scandal in which photos emerged of the pop idol allegedly smoking a joint and a recent breakup with longtime on-again off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez. He addressed the latest media attention by tweeting “everyday growing and learning. Trying to be better. U get knocked down, u get up.”
This will be Bieber’s second appearance on Saturday Night Live, he appeared as the musical guest back in April of 2010.