[UPDATE I:] Check out some more excerpts from Justin Bieber's latest GQ interview below. “I don’t want people to feel like they can just get in contact with me that easy,” he tells me later when I ask about the logistics of a pop star’s personal phone. Very few people have his number. He doesn’t even bother memorizing it because it must be changed every six months, for security. One of the most endearing things about Justin Bieber is that for the entire time I’m with him, he never once looks at his phone. It has been a rocky past couple of years for Justin Bieber, seemingly filled with almost as many low points as highs. But sometime during 2015 — or possibly before — the young superstar seemed to begin to find his way. For GQ's March 2016 issue, Bieber graces the cover, but more importantly, he sat down with the publication to speak on finally growing up and acknowledging past mistakes. [...] Bieber tells me he has only had one “bad” breakup in his life: Selena Gomez, who inspired “a lot” of the songs on Purpose. He now describes their relationship as “good.”

“We don’t talk often, but we’re cordial. If she needs something, I’m there for her. If I need something, she’s there for me.”

Bieber recently sat down with GQ writer Caity Weaver to touch on a breadth of events that have transpired in the Bieber world over the past few years. In addition to discussing his maturation, the Biebs also dishes on his faith, his relationship with model Hailey Baldwin, and exactly what his hit song, "Sorry," is all about.

Read the interview in full at GQ.

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