Growing up, there was only one character kids feared during the holidays: the Grinch. However today a new figure appeared from the Internet trenches to frighten children that could very likely rival the Grinch. Because when Justin Bieber tweeted earlier tonight that he was retiring, he, in less than 140 characters, ruined Christmas for millions for teenage girls around the world. I know. It’s terrifying. Shortly after he followed the tweet up with two posts that seem to support the fact his initial retirement tweet was a joke, but the impact of his words was not lost on the Belieber community. Here are just a handful of fans whose Christmas was ruined by Justin Bieber.

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