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Teen girls convert to Islam to win Justin Bieber's gig tickets

ANI  Melbourne, April 23, 2013
First Published: 13:31 IST(23/4/2013) | Last Updated: 12:49 IST(24/4/2013)

A Norwegian TV show has been slammed by a church after it tricked five teenage girls to convert to Islam so that they could win tickets to Justin Bieber's concerts.

The five teenagers agreed to convert to Islam, totally unaware about the fact that it was a prank for the comedy show, News.com.au reported.

Bishop Halvor Nordhaug, from the Norwegian Lutheran Church, told Norwegian paper Dagen that he thought the prank was an example of an idea where irony and lack of respect turns into something tragic.

The girls were also told to repeat what translated to "Justin Bieber is impure and probably gay."

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