Justin Bieber is no stranger to the spotlight or to controversy. It’s made a lot of us wonder just what he’s been thinking — or if he’s been thinking at all. With numerous arrests related to drinking, driving and bad behavior in the past few years, “The Biebs” had seemed to be on a collision course with a bad reputation, or worse. Getting Back to Nature? That’s why this latest development has thrown Bieber fans (and non-fans) for a loop. Fjallraven Kanken Kids According to TMZ.com, in late March of 2015, hiker Mike Maedke and his wife were exploring Runyon Canyon above L.A. Nike Air Max 2017 Heren wit As they reached the mountain top, they came upon none other than Justin Bieber himself on a solo hike of his own. It was bizarre enough to see the teen sensation out in nature alone, but then when the couple said hello to Bieber and asked him what was up, he was cordial and more than receptive to being engaged. The couple and The Biebs had a 20 minute conversation in which Bieber become quite reflective, musing about his life in Los Angeles and the continued fame (and infamy) he was experiencing. Fjallraven Kanken As the three of them sat on a bench that overlooked a hazy and hectic Hollywood, Bieber mused about how chaotic it was down there in Tinseltown. A Gentler, More Thoughtful Bieber Justin seemed pensive and nostalgic, sharing how much he found himself missing his home country of Canada. Adidas NMD Dames When another female hiker passed by walking her dog, Bieber went down on his knees to pet and play with the pooch for bit. Goedkoop Adidas Schoenen Maedke said as the trio continued to talk, it seemed as though Justin Bieber had nowhere to be and no one else to talk with. The couple were amazed at how much Bieber seemed willing to open up to a couple of strangers. The Art of Taking Selfies However, things came to a rather abrupt end when two young female fans rounded the corner, recognized The Biebs, and started screaming his name. Nike Nettbutikk Maedke says he and Bieber shared a fist bump, and the pop star began to continue down the hiking trail. Joe Panik Jersey Maedke then called out to ask for one last thing: a photo with the Biebs. Nike Air Max 2016 Dame As he wasn’t proficient in the art of “selfies,” Justin Bieber kindly obliged in giving him a quick lesson. Goedkoop Nike Air Max 2017 The meeting concluded with the hiker couple not only having a great story to tell their children and grandchildren; now they have proof! Does this willingness to open up mean that Justin Bieber is entering into a more thoughtful, reflective phase of life? Only time will tell.