That was one of the quotes that, amazingly enough, TV Guide considers horrible enough to include in a list of events that mark the “downward spiral” of Justin Bieber:

From TV Guide’s article “Justin Bieber’s Downward Spiral: A Timeline of Bad Behavior”:

Feb. 16, 2011: In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bieber shares his opinion on abortion. “It’s like killing a baby,” he says. When asked if the pregnancy was the result of rape changes anything, Bieber adds: “Um. Well, I think that’s really sad, but everything happens for a reason. I don’t know how that would be a reason. I guess I haven’t been in that position, so I wouldn’t be able to judge that.”

The horror!

When pointing out that abortion kills a baby is considered part of a person’s “downward spiral,” we’re in trouble.

Editor’s note: The title has been amended to correct the spelling of Justin Bieber’s name. We regret the error.