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06/28/2013 09:29 am ET

Young Justin Bieber Was Earnest: Old Footage With Nick Cannon Shows Different Side Of Pop Star (VIDEO)

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It's easy to forget, but Justin Bieber wasn't always famous. Once upon a time he had never dated Selena Gomez, didn't have Beliebers and didn't wear all leather to Heat games. He was just a kid who really wanted to make it. The most existential pop star of our time with a penchant for the word swag actually used to be very earnest.

Watch as Nick Cannon tours Bieber around and tells paparazzi that Bieber is the next big thing.

Bieber might be going to space soon, but he used to be so down to earth.

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