Bieber Tweet Overwhelms Dallas Grandmother With Frenzied Fans

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The endless ringing of Dilcie Fleming’s home phone had the Dallas great-grandmother calling for help. “It was just one after the other. I’d hang up and it would ring,” recalled Fleming.

It all started last week when pop star, Justin Bieber, tweeted “call me right now at” and then added a phone number with the Dallas area code, “214.”

The problem is, Bieber typed a question mark in place of the last digit. And it turns out that number was pretty darn close to Fleming’s home number.

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So when delirious Bieber fans started dialing different digits, dozens of the errant callers found their way onto Fleming’s answering machine. “Hi, I’m just looking for Justin Bieber,” giggled one female fan.

Another message was left by a hopeless romantic. “Justin, I know you’re there and I love you so much. I’m sorry I called you so late, I just got your number. I love you, I love, I love you so much. Please call me back,” begged another girl.

There were more than just messages on Fleming’s machine. The 81-year-old answered many of the calls herself. “I told one young lady, ‘Do you know where you’re calling?’ She said, ‘Yes, I’m calling Justin,'” explained Fleming. “I said this is a Texas extension,” she told the young caller.

But good old common sense was no match for Bieber buzz. So the tough-talking Texan doled out some common sense of her own. “I did tell one young lady that you just don’t realize that he [Justin Bieber] has no interest in you what-so-ever.”

Fleming got tired of all the phone calls, so she changed her greeting on her answering machine. Callers were soon greeted with this recording: “This is not Justin Bieber’s phone number. Please do not call again. Thank you.”

She may be a great-grandmother, but Fleming says she knows exactly who Justin Bieber is, and has a pretty good idea how he got here. “I think he’s just a fly-by-night kid making oodles of money off of the people who are calling,” said Fleming.

The long-time Dallas resident says it took a few days, but the phone calls from star-struck Bieber fans are finally coming to an end.

Fleming wasn’t the only local resident to feel the passion of Bieber buzz. A Dallas man was also inundated with phone calls following last week’s tweet.

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  1. Charlane Rack says:

    Would like you to know that we obviously have a similar telephone # (214-348-227?) to the lady in the story as well as the other man who got all the Justin Bieber phone calls. We started getting calls Wednesday night and they went on non-stop like the lady said and have only died out in the last day or 2. It was very annoying, as you can imagine.
    Enjoyed your story and the lady. She has our sympathy!!

  2. Ed says:

    Why don’t you folks get together and file a class action lawsuit against the little bieber? Some lawer definately needs the national publicity and you’re bound to get him to settle for something.

  3. FedUpTxn says:

    Instead of being annoyed, why not take the chance to say something nice to all these fans? It doesn’t take any longer to be kind to PEOPLE than to be nasty. Remember most of these callers are children who are easily harmed by a bad attitude. Poor Justin is also young and obviously didn’t think about his actions either.

    I once had a phone number one digit off from Blue Cross. A lot of elderly people would call me by mistake. I even had hospitals calling me and leaving messages. I found out the RIGHT number and when people called would politely tell them their mistake and the correct number. It was much easier than arguing with them or making them feel stupid. My standard response was “what number did you dial?” Then I would respond “I’m sorry but you dialed a six on the last digit instead of 9. I hope this helps, thanks!”

    1. Jason says:

      First of all, Im sure you weren’t getting non stop, back to back calls from naive bieber fans that obvously have the same pea sized brain as “The Bieber” himself. Its not like she could have said, ” “I’m sorry but you dialed a six on the last digit instead of 9. I hope this helps, thanks!”. The number given probably was no where close to Bieber’s actual number. Just goes to show you that Bieber is exactly what Mrs. Fleming said he was. “A fly by night kid, making oodles of money, off of these kids calling” obviously playing them for the fools they have been shown to be in this story; and for a person using a name like FEDUPTXN, one, is pretty negative in and of itself, and two, Im sure after 50 back to back calls from random bieber fans asking for bieber, you would have told them they same thing. “He’s not interested in you anyways”.

  4. Paulina says:

    o masakra !

  5. Natasza says:

    ja jestem z polski i żal mi justina biebera co on z siebie robi jakiegos debila !!!!!

  6. Kaja says:

    Nie jestem fanką Justina.. Ale moim zdaniem ludzie przesadzają.. Oceniają go, a nigdy z nim nie rozmawiali.. więc sądzę, że tacy ludzi po prostu mu zazdroszczą.. Sama go nigdy nie słuchałam i nie słucham … Ale naprawdę radziłabym się zastanowić za co tak go nie lubicie .. I nie oceniajcie kogoś z kim nigdy nie mieliście doczynienia..

  7. Nina says:

    zgadzam się z Kają🙂 również go nigdy nie słuchałam i nie słucham.. i nie żywię do niego żadnych uczuć. Nie jest jego fanką, ani nawet antyfanką. Jego muzyka i on są mi obojętne. A ci ludzie, którzy wypisują różne świństwa na jego temat zwyczajnie mu zazdroszczą. Jego słwy i kasy. I nic więcej. Takie jest moje zdanie🙂

  8. Ola says:

    Nina masz racie oni poprostu mu zazdroszczą i tyle:D

  9. Green says:

    dokładnie macie rację dziewczyny.

  10. karolina says:

    macie racje. mnie strasznie wkórzają ludzie którzy cały czas gadają np że on jest gejem itp a go nawet nie znają. (i nie jestem jego fanką jak coś) -,-

  11. Dawid 1991 says:

    szczeze to jest taki sam jak my…ma kase i slawe, ale co z tego ??? jest taki sam jak i my nie leprzy i nie gorszy😀 wiec ,,wyjebane miej i sszczeze nie rozumiem wasz wszystkich😀 gosciu jak kazdy inny… moze ma kaie smiej” o to moja riposta😀😉 pozdro dla wszystkich🙂

  12. Dawid 1991 says:

    szczeze to jest taki sam jak my…ma kase i slawe, ale co z tego ??? jest taki sam jak i my nie leprzy i nie gorszy wiec ,,wyjebane miej i si śmiej” to moja odp:) dozdro dla wszystkich🙂 PS: sorka za poprzedni wpis cos mi sie w słowach poprzestawiało:/

  13. Gosia says:

    Macie racje szkoda Justina..:)

  14. Estehel says:

    a czy w wogóle sie kiedyś zastanosiliście że ten post z numerem tel nie był napisany przez Justina?

  15. Larz Blackman says:

    I have suddenly lost the ability to read! Everything is gibberish.

    I’m tired of this little Bieber punk doing this to people. It’s happened multiple times, and he just gets more press each time.

  16. łodyniec says:

    buhahaha o czym wy wogóle piszecie? jak to nie mam prawa o kimś mówić ? bo co? kto mi zabroni? może wy mówicie tylko o osobach które znacie? buhahahaha napewno nie !!! biber sriber ledwo od cycka mamy odszedł a już cwaniak jakich mało buhahaha a wy lodziary nadal go brońcie buhahahaha

    1. mp says:

      Jestes zazdrosny dlatego mu ublizasz, TY i wielu innych chcialoby byc w jego cwaniackich butach. Marzysz zeby te ”lodziary” tak szalaly za toba jak szaleja za nim, ale tak nie bedzie, po odpowiedzi ktora udzieliles stwierdzam ze jestes nie atrakcyjny i bez wartosci. A nakoniec dnia czy ty uwazasz ze jego obchodzi to co ty o nim myslisz, mowisz czy piszesz??!!

  17. fasddfcfvv says:

    fakju men jut tiz

  18. KoZaKo says:

    Jednym słowem ;] “BIMBER” to ciota xD

  19. teddie says:

    I would sue, sue, sue!!!! It’s a product of too young of age, too little of brains, and total disrepect of anyone but themselves! Put this small child, who has no regard for anyone but himself, in check, and sue his @ss!!!!

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