We already knew that Justin Bieber isn’t having the best of times in London, and it seems like his trip is only getting more sour.
Bieber, newly released from hospitalization after having fainted at his O2 concert last night, quickly found his way into a scuffle with the press. While entering an SUV with his entourage, the singer snapped and flipped out at an unruly photographer who claimed he was “assaulted.” (Most on-the-scene reports say Bieber may have been pushed or brushed against the man on the way into his car.) Things ended up getting so out of hand, Bieber had to be restrained by his bodyguards.
“What the f— you say?” he screamed at the paparazzo before lunging at him in as threatening a manner Bieber can muster. “I’ll beat the f— out of you!”
TMZ has footage of the incident, which captures the photographer exacerbating the situation by hurling insults like “f— off back to America” and “f—ing moron” at the red-clad Bieber. The clip is a bit messy, but it’s definitely worth a watch.
Bieber, of course, ultimately settled the matter on Twitter. Here’s the rundown:
Tweet 1: Ahhhhh! Rough morning. Trying to feel better for this show tonight but let the paps get the best of me…
Tweet 2: Sometimes when people r shoving cameras in your face all day and yelling the worst thing possible at u…well I’m human. Rough week
Tweet 3: Not gonna let them get the best of me again. Gonna get focused on this show tonight. Adrenaline is high now. Gonna put it on the stage
Tweet 4: Only way someone can break u is if u let them.
Tweet 5: Night 4. O2. London.
So don’t worry, the kid’ll be all right.