By Shannon Carlin
In an interview with Associated Press (via Billboard), the 18-year-old pop sensation said he understood where people are coming from, but that the comparisons are kind of obnoxious. Not to mention, unwarranted since Mahone has yet to get arrested or be caught making racist comments.
“They see a young kid who sings and dances and … they’re like, `Oh another Justin Bieber.’ Like, you don’t even know,” he said. “You don’t know me. You don’t know my music. You’re just making assumptions.”