In the eyes of many, Justin Bieber has devolved into one of the brattiest people on the planet, but it's important to remember that, for others, he's still a role model and a symbol of hope.
Our feelings about celebrities are often polarized, but we forget they have the ability to make contributions beyond the pop culture landscape. Below, Whisper users share anonymous confessions describing how celebrities deeply changed or -- in some cases -- saved their lives:
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