Posted on Mon May 7, 2012 01:15 PM PDT
Justin Bieber has gone from YouTube sensation to teen heartthrob, but now the singer has a new title attached to his name: high school graduate!
The pop star revealed the good news to the UK's The Telegraph. "I just finished high school," Bieber said. "I passed my test -- I'm free! It was hard doing school and work every day."
Bieber now matches his girlfriend Selena Gomez in the diploma department, as she graduated in 2010 amidst her thriving career. The Boyfriend singer also explained that despite his hectic schedule and love for his lifestyle, he wanted to finish school for his mom.
"[Graduating] was something my mom really wanted me to do, so I had to do it for her," the singer said. "I mean, this kind of lifestyle has given me a different perspective on life. I've been able to travel the world. At school, usually you have to do a lot of writing and reading. I'm not really into that stuff. I like to be out there."
With his accomplishment, Bieber becomes another one of Hollywood's younger stars who stuck with schooling during stardom as opposed to other celebrities who put the experience on hold like Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears and Beyonce.
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