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The Anne Frank House is defending Justin Bieber from all those who are criticizing him for writing in the guest book that he hoped the teen diarist would have "been a Belieber."

Here’s its Facebook post on the matter:

"The Anne Frank House was pleased to welcome Justin Bieber to the Anne Frank House last Friday. We think it is very positive that he took the time and effort to visit our museum," the Amsterdam-based museum wrote Monday in a post on its Facebook page. "He was very interested in the story of Anne Frank and stayed for over an hour. We hope that his visit will inspire his fans to learn more about her life and hopefully read the diary."

The guy is a mega-famous teen hearthrob. He’s in a city with more than 200 places to legally purchase and smoke marijuana. And he chooses to spend an hour learning about Anne Frank. And now he’s getting the business? He would have been better off lighting up.

Shameless plug: Read JTA’s profile of the manager who taught Bieber to say the Shema.

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