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Justin Bieber admits he doesn’t know the words to “Despacito”

Jun 14, 2017

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Justin Bieber has received some backlash from fans after finally admitting that he doesn’t know the Spanish lyrics to “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi’s crossover smash.

“I can’t do Despacito—I don’t even know it,” he said in reference to his Spanish language hit. “I can’t do it,” he admitted at Summerburst Festival in Stockholm, Sweden.

A fan threw a water bottle at him in response.

Two weeks ago Bieber was seen “improvising” the song during an appearance at 1 OAK nightclub in New York City.

“I don’t know the words so I say Dorito” and “burrito.” – Justin Bieber

Luis Fonsi, Bieber’s collaborator came to Bieber’s rescue in an interview with Rolling Stone “the chorus is not easy to sing, even for fluent Spanish singers like myself,” he said.

“It’s got a lot of lyrics, it’s kind of tongue-twisty.”

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