Carly Rae Jepsen’s age may surprise you

Carly Rae Jepsen’s catchy single “Call Me Maybe” was the biggest hit of the summer. She’s often linked to teen pop star Justin Bieber because she has a recording deal with Schoolboy Records, the label run by Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun. They’re also both from Canada. Interestingly, “Call Me Maybe” was the first song by a Canadian artist to reach the top of the digital chart since Justin’s hit single “Baby” in January 2010. And when Carly Rae made her American TV debut on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show, she was joined by Justin. That may be why most people assume she’s in her teens. She told New York Magazine‘s Vulture she doesn’t mind when fans are surprised to learn her real age, which is 26, saying, “It’s extremely flattering. What woman doesn’t want to hear that she looks younger?” Carly Rae is set to go on tour with Bieber for his Believe tour, and she’s looking forward to it. “I’m really stoked. I love his album, and I know his whole crew of people and they’ve definitely become like family to me, so it’s going to be good.”

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  1. Vayne • September 20, 2012 @ 9:22 AM

    LOL – and if she were Asian, she’d be 36 and look like she’s in her teens! 🙂

  2. Amanda • September 20, 2012 @ 9:30 AM

    Fooled me! I thought she was between 17 and 19.

  3. Jenna • September 20, 2012 @ 9:37 AM

    If you look closely, you can tell she’s old. It’s just all that makeup she piles on that fools everybody

  4. Nobody Important • September 20, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

    @ Jenna
    meow!!

  5. Lou • September 20, 2012 @ 10:49 AM

    Don’t care. I just want to see the nude pictures of her that were leaked recently. (Or was it a sex tape?)

  6. me myself i • September 20, 2012 @ 11:54 AM

    Believing she was a teen was the only excuse for that wretched song. An adult has no business putting out such drivel.

  7. O'Neill • September 20, 2012 @ 3:06 PM

    @ Jenna

    “If you look closely, you can tell she’s old.”

    You think 26 is old? OldER than a teenager, yes. “OLD”….no. Clint Eastwood is old.

    You may need a dictionary, darlin.

  8. rosanne • September 20, 2012 @ 3:49 PM

    when she was on Canadian Idol she was a teenager- good for her if she can fool people. either way good singer and proud that she is Canadaian

  9. Phil • September 20, 2012 @ 6:22 PM

    @ me myself i…an adult has no business putting out that drivel? why, is she supposed to sing some dark depressing emo song so you can feel good about yourself? I guess you didn’t like the Beatles either lol. all those heavy songs like, when i’m sixty-four, money don’t buy me love, she loves you, twist and shout lol. no one said you had to buy her music or even listen to it but don’t feel you should be able to slag her just because you don’t like her bubbly self. that is Carly. she has paid her dues and deserves props.

  10. C-Dub • September 20, 2012 @ 7:46 PM

    26!! Wow. ok now I feel better thinking she’s cute.
    It’s catchy and good for her.

  11. Snepts • September 21, 2012 @ 12:01 AM

    Justin says his tour is going to be a game-changer.

  12. zuh • September 21, 2012 @ 8:41 AM

    sweet! now I don’t have to feel bad about having dirty thoughts anymore.

  13. Piero • September 23, 2012 @ 11:52 PM

    She’s a HOT 26!!

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