Justin Bieber Reveals Most Romantic Moment, Discusses Wild Child Past (VIDEO)

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Justin Bieber has some romantic advice for fellas in his new memoir, Just Getting Started.

“Remember, guys, if your friends give you a hard time about being romantic, it’s just because they don’t know how to treat their lady right,” the pop star says.

In an exclusive interview with Ryan Seacrest to promote his new book (out today) on the Today Show Thursday, Bieber, 18, revealed that, “I think I’m a pretty romantic guy.”

The Believe singer says “the most romantic thing I’ve ever done is the Staples Center thing,” referring to the night he rented out the arena for a dinner and a movie date with his girlfriend Selena Gomez.

What else did Bieber tell Seacrest?

In addition to discussing his romantic tendencies and his desire to not be considered another teen heartthrob, the young star also touched upon his life growing up — and his somewhat wild child past.

It turns out Bieber was not an easy kid to deal with. “I got suspended from school like every year,” he told Seacrest.

Even then, the star was a big influence, as his mother Pattie Mallette explained, “You know, I had a teacher tell me that — she’s like, ‘I have 30 students and one. When he’s good, the whole class is good. And when he’s bad, the whole class is bad.’ So we pulled him aside, and we said, ‘You’re a leader.’ And he said, ‘I’m a leader.'”

And lead he does. As part of being a leader, Bieber has taken other stars under his wing, including Carly Rae Jepsen. Music lovers couldn’t go anywhere this year without hearing her hit “Call Me Maybe” on the radio.

“I was just like, ‘This is probably the most catchiest song I’ve ever heard in my entire life,’” Bieber says. As for the viral video that starred himself, Gomez and friend Ashley Tisdale, it was actually made before he officially signed Jepsen.

For more of Bieber’s interview, watch the video above and check out Rock Center with Brian Williams Thursday on NBC at 10 PM.