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Justin Bieber's Old Shoes Sell For $50,000 On eBay

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A ratty old pair of shoes once owned by Justin Bieber have sold on eBay for $50,000, but don't worry the money is going towards a good cause.The shoes, along with items from the Biebs' childhood bedroom, were donated by the pop star and his mother to the Stratford House of Blessing, a food bank in his hometown of Statford, Ontario (that's Canada). According to the food bank's website, the items were donated because "they were helped by [the Stratford House of Blessing] in their time of need."

The items, each signed by Bieber himself and accompanied with a certificate of authenticity by signed by his grandmother Diane Dale, sold for a total of $59,400. In addition to the Nike Jordan Flight 45s, the rest of the items are very-Canadian Toronto Maple Leafs bedroom accessories: a comforter, pillowcase, and ceiling light. "You could be snuggled up under the same comforter Justin snuggled up to!" the charity's website says. Too bad we all missed out on that opportunity.

You can view the completed Bieber listings on eBay. Before that, the food bank sold some collectible cracker tins.

According to the AP, Bieber signed all the items when he was home for the holidays. Maybe he caught a Toronto Maple Leafs game too?