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Crucial Update

All the Bieber References in the ‘Popstar’ Mockumentary Trailer


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Merely a week after revealing the title and the poster for the somehow-first-ever, highly necessary Justin Bieber mockumentary, The Lonely Island have debuted the first trailer.

Judging by these two minutes alone, it's clear that Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping will include plenty of jokes about celebrity culture in general — Will Arnett plays a version of TMZ founder Harvey Levin, the main character's album is titled Thriller Also, and has 32 people on his personal payroll, including a personal bagpiper and unicorn handler.

But there's also more than a few references to Bieber, just in case audiences weren't totally convinced the movie's about him. The titular character, Conner4Real, begins the trailer describing his relationship to his fans thusly: "My fans and me, we're in love. The arena is our bedroom. And the stage, the stage is where we fuck."

Elsewhere in clip, there's the following:

- Two holograms of Adam Levine humping each other (a Bieber hologram starred in a 2013 music video)

- A giant neon sign spelling the word "HUMBLE"

Usher, Bieber's original mentor

- Conner4Real attempting to make a basket over his head, failing, then proceeding to celebrate as if he made the shot, which is (hopefully) a veiled reference to Bieber's skateboarding skills

- A punny nickname for his fans (Confidants vs. Beliebers)

- Best of all, what appears to be a parody of Bieber's black-and-white Calvin Klein ads

Watch the full trailer below.