WASHINGTON – “Go home, Justin!”
More than 107,000 people are have signed a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking the federal government to revoke pop star Justin Bieber’s green card and deport him. Bieber is Canadian.
The petition calls the star “dangerous, reckless, destructive and drug abusing.”
Having passed the 100,000 signature threshold, the petition will get an official response from President Obama’s administration.
The petition says: “We the people of the United States feel that we are being wrongly represented in the world of pop culture. We would like to see the dangerous, reckless, destructive, and drug abusing, Justin Bieber deported and his green card revoked. He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a terrible influence on our nations youth. We the people would like to remove Justin Bieber from our society.”
A counter-petition asking the government not to deport Bieber has close to 1,600 signatures signatures. A second counter-petition had fewer than 700 signatures as of 2 p.m. (ET) Wednesday.
Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach Jan. 23 and charged with DUI, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license. He was released on $2,500 bail and faces a Feb. 14 arraignment in a Miami-Dade County court.