Justin Bieber's Mom "Genuinely Concerned" For Him But Not Going To "Turn On Him" Amid Controversy

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February 12, 2014 AT 3:23 PM
Justin Bieber's mom Pattie Mallette is standing by her son amid lots of controversy surrounding the 19-year-old singer and his legal drama. A source close to Mallette told E! News Mallette is "holding him close and talking to him about everything, but she can't make his decisions for him." The source reveals how Mallette feels scrutinized and wrongly blamed for enabling Bieber when she's with him, and blamed for being absent when she's not around him. The source said, "Pattie never makes excuses for her son,but she is not going to turn on him for the approval or opinion of the world.