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Internet Pranksters Try to Send Justin Bieber to North Korea

July 7, 2010 (8:21 am) GMT
A survey on Bieber's tour page, which invites fans to vote for countries he should visit, has been hijacked, encouraging users to vote for North Korea.
Justin Bieber

Internet pranksters are trying to send teen pop sensation on a bizarre tour of communist North Korea, by rigging an online poll. A survey on Bieber's tour page, inviting fans to suggest countries the 16-year-old pop sensation should visit, has been hijacked by a number of websites which are encouraging users to vote for North Korea.

Almost half a million people have suggested the "Baby" singer should visit the country. The poll closes early on Wednesday, at which point Bieber and his management team will have to decide if they'll go through with their pledge to tour the country that wins the poll.

It's the latest in a series of internet pranks aimed at Bieber, he was recently at the center of a death hoax, while other reports have suggested the teen has syphilis and his mother plans to pose nude for Playboy magazine.

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