Speaking to the told the London Evening Standard Jon Bon Jovi decided to give Justin Bieber some advice: Don't be an a**h*** to your fans. Bieber was recently two hours late taking the stage for a concert in London, then blamed it on technical difficulties. Bon Jovi said: "Every generation has guys that do that, none of that is new. They run the risk of disrespecting their audience members who have worked hard to pay for their ticket, to give you the permission to take two or three hours of their lives — or in that kid's case, 80 minutes of their lives. Do it once, you can be forgiven. Do it enough times and shame on you. They won't have you back. Then it just becomes a cliché. It's really not cool — you're an a**h*** . Go to (expletive) work!"
Bon Jovi also talked about guitarist Richie Sambora missing shows because he was in rehab for alcohol abuse saying: "It's getting more and more difficult every day to not just sit here and say something. Because all I can say is this — it's for personal reasons. He's been through it before, fortunately for us the same guy who filled in last time was available this time."