The 16-year-old answered the question once and for all on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday. "[I do it] because Michael Jackson did it," quoth Bieber. "Stop there with that one, all right?" Ellen responded with a smirk.
After the jump: Eight things you shouldn't do just because Michael Jackson did them.
1) Plastic surgery.
2) Marry Lisa Marie Presley.
3) Consort with animals.
4) Star in a Pepsi commercial.
5) Dangle babies.
6) Have anything to do with Paul McCartney.
7) Spend an inordinate amount of time with young(er) people.
8) Wear a "Zorro Burka" in public.