Justin Bieber's recent sighting outside a Brazilian brothel sent a bad message to his fans. But a brothel owner in Carson City, Nev., wants to help to the baby-faced singer maintain his clean reputation.
Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch is offering to Bieber a chance to become an "apprentice pimp" and his business partner.
"It's a safety issue. I'm so afraid he's contracted a disease," Hof told The Huffington Post. "I'd like him to go to a legal U.S. brothel so he doesn't endanger his fans."
The 19-year-old singer and a friend reportedly spent three hours in the popular brothel Centauros bordello in Rio de Janeiro before the teen heartthrob sneaked out, covered in a bed sheet.
Sources told Page Six that the Biebe left with two women. Bieber was identified by his wraparound wrist tattoo, which is visible in some photos, as well as his signature sneakers.
Hof's decision to take Bieber under his wing isn't just out of the goodness of his heart.
"He's going downhill and we want to help him," he said. "I know he's from Canada, but his fan base is here, so I'd like him to buy American."
He thinks the singer's involvement in the Bunny Ranch could make legal prostitution more mainstream and even has a slogan ready: “Be a Belieber in safe sex.”
"It's a personality-driven business. We want the young demographic he represents," he said. "We are creating a special Bieber suite that includes posters, and all his albums on the CD player. Plus, all the visitors can take the bedsheet with them."
It might seem that Beiber's mostly female demographic isn't likely to show much interest in visiting a brothel -- even one endorsed by the singer -- Hof disagrees.
"This isn't your dad's Bunny Ranch," he said. "Ten to 12 percent of our business is from females."
Bieber's camp hasn't publicly commented on his alleged Brazilian brothel visits, and it's highly doubtful they will comment publicly about Hof's business proposition.
That's OK with Hof, who said discretion is a key component to his occupation.
“We have celebrities and politicians in and out of here on a weekly basis, and you don’t hear about any of them being spotted by paparazzi," he said. "We have private and discreet entrances for them, and we never have to wrap any of them in bed sheets.”