VOTE! Critics SLAM Justin Bieber Over Fake Pregnancy Announcement – Do U Think The Joke Was Insensitive? – Perez Hilton

Justin Bieber made a fool out of himself with his April Fools’ joke many found insensitive to people who are struggling to conceive.

As we reported, the Sorry singer

The 22-year-old model quickly clarified the pic was nothing but April foolery, writing in the caption:

“Very funny…”

But the pop star wasn’t done making fans scratch their heads. Minutes after posting the ultrasound pic, Biebs shared a set of photos that showed his wife in a doctor’s office touching her stomach area. He wrote in the caption, “If U thought it was April fools.”

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The whole scene looked very pregnancy check up-esque:

Hailey’s got a bun… but not one in the oven, apparently. / (c) Justin Bieber/Instagram

An hour after the second pic sent fans into a frenzy, the 25-year-old singer seemingly confirmed that he was, in fact, pranking his fans all along. His clever punchline? Posting a third photo that showed the same ultrasound image… but with a puppy.

The pic — which was quickly liked by Hailey — included the caption, “Wait omg is that a,,, APRIL FOOLS.” See (below):

JK! / (c) Justin Bieber/Instagram

However, few were laughing at the singer’s fake pregnancy announcement — and not just the fans who are really looking forward to a Baby Bieber.

Countless critics slammed Bieber for a prank that many found insensitive, as fake pregnancy announcements on April Fools’ Day can be painful for anyone who has struggled with fertility issues or suffered the loss of a child.

Letting Bieber know how “disgusted” they were by his prank, Twitter users wrote:

Sure, the fake pregnancy announcement has been a stable April Fools’ joke since the dawn of time — but in recent years, people have started advocating to put an end to the popular prank that, to many, is more cruel than funny. (Like the 12.1 percent of women between the ages of 15 to 44 who struggle with infertility.)

Biebs isn’t the only star who’s gotten heat for joking about conception. Real Housewives alum Brandi Glanville also got slammed on Monday for making a fake pregnancy announcement. She wrote on Twitter, linking to a since-deleted IG post:

Don’t get it scrambled, girl. / (c) Brandi Glanville/Twitter

After igniting the furry of social media, the Bravolebrity addressed her April Fools’ joke in a follow-up tweet, writing:

Brandi wasn’t scrambling to apologize. / (c) Brandi Glanville/Twitter

We won’t be expecting an apology from her anytime soon.

Thankfully, not every celeb who makes a fake pregnancy announcement cries snowflake when people get upset over it.

Arie Luyendyk Jr. made a point to apologize in April 2017 after he and now-wife Lauren Burnham got heat for their own April Fools’ pregnancy fake-out. He went on to write at the time:

“I do have sympathy for women struggling from infertility. My April Fools prank was in no way meant to offend women who struggle with that. I apologize if you were effected [sic] personally by my post.”

Bieber delivered a similar apology on Tuesday via IG, writing:

There’s always gonna be people offended, there’s also people who don’t take jokes very well, I am a prankster and it was APRIL FOOLS. I didn’t at all mean to be insensitive to people who can’t have children. A lot of people I know, their first go to prank on April fools is telling their parents they are pregnant to get a big reaction. But I will apologize anyway and take responsibility and say sorry to people who were offended. I truly don’t want anyone to be hurt by a prank.. it’s like when I shoved cake in my little sisters face for her birthday expecting her to laugh but she cried. You sometimes just don’t know what will hurt someone’s feelings not to compare pregnancy with cake in the face but it’s just to paint the picture of not knowing what will offend. Some might have laughed but some were offended .. I think With pranks u sometimes have to roll that dice. #prankster #dennisthemenace #sorry#truly

Was this just a simple joke that people took too seriously?

What do U think Perezious readers? Cast your votes (below)!

[Image via WENN]

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