Justin Bieber takes Zach Galifianakis roasting in stride

GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.

GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.

It’s getting harder and harder to keep hatin’ on Justin Bieber when he goes and tapes “Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis on Funny or Die and handles the abuse with grace and aplomb.

Bieber even has some good comedic delivery, especially when he stares blankly after the host delivers zingers like, “You’ve had three hairstyles. What’s next for your career?” and, “When you’re in the recording studio do you ever think, um, ‘Hey what if I don’t make something s****y?’”

At the end of the clip, Galifianakis gets to do something that most of us would just love to attempt: He whips off his belt and spanks the teen idol for being “cocky” and having a bad attitude. Comedic gold, people.

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Aaron Paul’s first post-“Breaking Bad” role will be in the action film “Need For Speed.”

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, is suing entertainment company E1 for $1.1 million in unpaid royalties from her son’s music.

Radar Online is claiming that Robert Pattinson’s “mystery brunette” is a personal trainer named Sydney Liebes whom he met while preparing for his upcoming “Mission: Blacklist” role.

Daryl Hannah says she was diagnosed with autism as a child.

Roscoe Orman, the dude who played “Gordon” on “Sesame Street,” has been ordered to pay his longtime ex-partner palimony, despite never actually being married to her.

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Actress Anna Camp (“The Mindy Project”) is 31.

Rapper Lil Wayne is 31.

Actress Carrie Brownstein (“Portlandia”) is 39.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow (“Iron Man”) is 41.

Actress Tamara Taylor (“Bones”) is 43.

Musician Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind is 49.

Former teen idol Shaun Cassidy is 55.

Musician Meat Loaf is 66.

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