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Arts and Entertainment

Justin Bieber's Mom Produces An Anti-Abortion Film

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Pattie Mallette aka Justin Bieber's mom (Photo Works / Shutterstock.com)
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Pattie Mallette, better known as Justin Bieber's mom, announced that she's going to be producing an anti-abortion short film called "Crescendo."The film will screen all over the world starting on February 28, according to the Associated Press. The goal of the film is to raise $10 million for pregnancy centers—and we're assuming they're not just any old pregnancy centers but the kind that sway pregnant women (sometimes deceptively) from considering an abortion.

Mallette has spoken out publicly and written in her memoir "Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom" about her decision to keep the baby that would become Justin Bieber. She was 17 and unmarried at the time of her pregnancy, and her past included struggles with sexual abuse, drugs and depression. Many encouraged her to consider abortion, but she had been converted to Christianity by that point and believed that wasn't a choice.

Mallette said in a statement to the AP that she hopes the film will "encourage young women all over the world, just like me, to let them know that there is a place to go, people who will take care of you and a safe home to live in if you are pregnant and think you have nowhere else to turn."