Justin Bieber was a diva during a recent television appearance Downunder RadarOnline.com has learned.
The Canadian pop star allegedly swore at an Australian television staffer, telling a floor manager: "Don't ever f**king touch me again".
The 16-year-old appeared on breakfast show Sunrise in April. Now according to the show’s host, Bieber needed “a slap” after his diva-like performance.
“We had him on and he was a thoroughly nice bloke... really decent guy,” revealed Sunrise host David Koch, in a radio interview on Wednesday.
“But our floor manager was directing him to where he was about to perform and (Bieber) turned around and said to him: ‘Don’t ever f***ing touch me again’.”
Koch said the stunned floor manager was re-assured by Bieber’s regular sound technician that “he tells us that all the time”.
Koch even went on to suggest that Bieber had a filthy mouth and needed to be disciplined.
“I thought, ‘Maybe someone needs to drag you aside and give you bit of a slap’.”
Not surprisingly, Bieber rejected the television anchorman’s account, using his Twitter account to downplay the tantrum.
"Family time with my mom couldn't come at a better time....I was raised to respect others and not gossip...nor answer gossip with anger," he wrote on Twitter.
"I know my friends family and fans know the person I am. Hearing adults spread lies and rumors is part of the job I guess."
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