Pattie Mallette Wants Everyone to Pray for Justin Bieber, Says Kathie Lee Gifford

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Kathie Lee Gifford says that Justin Bieber’s mom Pattie Mallette wants everyone who cares about her troubled son to “pray for him” instead of criticizing (video below). The “Today Show” personality taped an appearance for Monday’s “Bethenny,” telling the host that she knows Mallette well and just spoke to her about Bieber.

Referring to First Lady Michelle Obama’s advice that Mallet hold Bieber close, Gifford said, “It’s very easy to give that kind of advice… when your kids are under your roof. It’s a completely different world when your kids go off in their world and they’re making their own way and they have their own money.” She added, “You can’t tell them anything. You just can pray for them and let them know your love is unconditional, you don’t like what they are doing, but you love them, that’s the important thing.”

Later, Gifford said, “And she says for everybody that [while] it so easy to criticize him, if you really care about him, please instead of criticizing please pray for him. There is just power in prayer, there really is.” Check out the video below, and tell us what you think!

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