Originally posted on CBS Boston:
BOSTON (CBS) – The made-up celebrity controversy of the day, at least so far, involves Justin Bieber, the pop star who toured the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam.
As some of his fans are now learning for the first time, the museum tells the story of a young Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis and kept track of her ordeal in a diary that has become a well-known Holocaust artifact.
Listen to Jon’s commentary
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As he exited, Biber wrote in the guestbook: ‘‘Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a Belieber,’’ a nickname used by his young female fans.
This has excited some critics who say Bieber’s comment was offensive – although no one at the museum seems to be…
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