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Justin Bieber renews Tom Cruise fight challenges


The 'Baby' singer posted on a photo on Instagram of himself pretending to be a boxer for a music video, captioning the pic: "Tom Cruise is toast".

In 2019, Bieber infamously challenged Cruise to a brawl on Twitter, even tagging in UFC boss Dana White asking him to arrange it.

"I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon. Tom if you don't take this fight you're scared and you will never live it down," he stated.

Justin Bieber denies 2014 sexual assault allegation

Two accounts tweeted claims about incidents alleged to have happened in 2014 and 2015.

The account of one anonymous accuser has been removed from Twitter, but Justin Bieber responded to it, saying: "There is no truth to this story."

The second account is still online. This account is not anonymous.

A spokesperson for Justin Bieber told Newsbeat they wouldn't comment and had nothing to add to the singer's tweets.

Over the weekend, Riverdale actors also denied accusations of a sexual offence made by other anonymous accounts.

Justin Bieber says his drug use got 'crazy scary'

Speaking in the latest episode of his YouTube series, the singer admitted he became addicted to taking pills and smoking cannabis when he was 13.

"People don't know how serious it got," he said in the episode The Dark Season.

"I was waking up in the morning and the first thing I was doing is popping pills and smoking a blunt and starting my day."

Last year, the 25-year-old Canadian took a break from music to repair "some of the deep-rooted issues", but announced before Christmas he will return in 2020 with a new album and US tour.

Justin Bieber reveals he has Lyme disease and chronic glandular fever

Bieber's opened up on the condition, which is caused by a tick bite, ahead of the release of his 10 part documentary series on YouTube and because he's had people contacting him about how he looks.

"While a lot of people kept saying justin Bieber looks like s..., on meth etc. they failed to realize I've been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that but had a serious case of chronic mono which affected my, skin, brain function, energy, and overall health," Bieber said.

Justin Bieber reveals plans for comeback in 2020

The Canadian pop star chose 24 December to announce he will release a new single, called Yummy, on 3 January - the debut track from an upcoming, as yet untitled fifth album.

The 25-year-old also revealed he is to tour the US and his home nation between May and September.

The singer announced as well he is to appear in a new documentary TV series.

Bieber took an extended break from music in 2017 after cancelling the last 14 dates of his Purpose World Tour.

Justin Bieber opens up about fame, drug use and depression

The star, who was discovered by music manager Scooter Braun when he was 13, admitted to heavy drug use and abusing his relationships.

"I became resentful, disrespectful to women and angry," he wrote.

"I became distant to everyone who loved me... I felt like I could never turn it around."

The Canadian star, who has been candid about his mental health struggles, explained how the constant praise he received in his teens had distorted his perspective on life.

Justin Bieber under fire for publicly supporting accused rapist Chris Brown

Earlier this week, the 'Kiss Kiss' hitmaker was reportedly detained by Parisian police after a 24-year-old woman claimed she was sexually assaulted at the singer's hotel suite.

Brown denied the allegations in a now-deleted Instagram post which read: "this b!tch is lyin'."

Following his release from custody on Tuesday (local time), he uploaded a video of a dance rehearsal captioned: "We Working," prompting Bieber to chime in with a message of encouragement.

"No one can touch you, ur [sic] the GOAT [Greatest Of All Time]," he commented.

Bieber fans help YouTube Rewind become 'most disliked'

It has almost 10.1 million "dislikes", with more than 82% of its viewers saying they did not enjoy it.

With almost 9.9 million "dislikes", the video for Justin Bieber's 2010 song Baby had filled the bottom slot for several years.

And fans' comments below Baby reveal many "disliked" Rewind in a deliberate effort to bump Bieber off the bottom.

"Justin must be feeling so relieved now," posted one YouTube member, whose comment rapidly attracted more than 1,000 likes itself.


Justin Bieber serenades Hailey Baldwin outside Buckingham Palace

The pop star performed acoustic versions of Cold Water, his 2016 collaboration with Major Lazer and MO, and Tracy Chapman's 1988 hit Fast Car.

Baldwin watched with fans and proudly filmed on her phone.

The couple did some sightseeing after flying in for Baldwin's catwalk show during London Fashion Week, and were also spotted near the London Eye.

Last week, it was rumoured that Bieber and Baldwin had secretly married after they were seen in a New York City courthouse.

Justin Bieber's abandoned pet monkey 'has issues'

The animal was kept by airport officials at Munich because Biebs didn't have the right paperwork for his pet.

But he did not return to claim the animal, so authorities sent the 23-week-old monkey to the animal park.

Now, according to Asta Knoth from the Serengeti Wildlife Park in Hodenhagen: "He still has issues speaking the capuchin language".

"He still tries to imitate human speech. He sometimes makes weird scratchy sounds which are not typical for capuchins. That’s why we think he still tries to talk to humans."