Justin Trudeau vs. Justin Bieber
Two of Canada’s most popular sons, JT and JB, are making news, topping charts for music, style and pot references. But which well-coiffed wunderkind reigns supreme?
NAME: Justin Trudeau BORN: 1971, on Christmas Day
GIG: Prime Minister of Canada INK: Trudeau has a large tattoo of the planet Earth with a Haida raven on his shoulder
FRENCH CONNECTION: JT attended French language high school Collége Jean-de-Brébeuf
BIG MOMENT: Delivered a stirring eulogy for his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, which had many opining about his potential
DID YOU KNOW: He won the riding of Papineau in the 2008 election one year after portraying Papineau in TV miniseries The Great War
BOTTOM LINE: Although suave, JT was topped by Toronto’s Drake on GQ’s most stylish list.
NAME: Justin Bieber BORN: 1994
GIG: Pop music superstar
INK: JB reportedly has 52 tats, including a cross and one of U.K. artist Banksy’s Balloon Girl
FRENCH CONNECTION: The Biebs attended a French-immersion school in Stratford, Ont.
BIG MOMENT: Justin placed second in a local singing competition, and his proud mom posted the video on YouTube. More videos followed, and a star was born
DID YOU KNOW: He once auctioned off his hair for $20,000
BOTTOM LINE: JB rocks the ACC May 18 and 19, no word yet on a Drake appearance.