Justin Bieber is usually a pretty cordial 18-year-old, especially considering the fame, money, and the insane amount of attention he gets in the press. We’ve seen him do countless radio and television interviews, and he normally puts up a rather professional image.
Unfortunately, we got a taste of Bieber’s sassy side when he hung up on radio host Mojo. I know what you’re thinking, and no – Mojo didn’t ask about Selena or his “Jerry”. JB got extremely upset when topics of Justin Timberlake and One Direction came up.
During a call with “Mojo In the Morning”, the teen sensation got super offended when Mojo suggested he thought the song “Boyfriend” was actually by Justin Timberlake! Despite Mojo’s attempt of asking the Biebs to take it “as a compliment”, Justin got irritated and responded, “Man, that’s crazy, ‘cause our voices sound nothing alike. To say I sound like someone else is not really a compliment. I think if you said, like, ‘I hear some Justin Timberlake-esque things in your sound’ I would take that as a compliment. But to say you thought it was Justin Timberlake…”
Bring out the claws! To be fair, that wasn’t exactly what Mojo said verbatim, but let’s continue to the juiciest part of the conversation – when Mojo brought up One Direction. After Justin confessed that he and the British lads are friends, Mojo pushed his buttons further by asking, “Do you worry about Harry when he’s around your mom? Because it seems likes older women.”
Justin slammed back with an awkward “yo mama” joke: “You should worry about me and your mom, bro.” Mojo then revealed that his mom is dead.
Awkward! Justin hung up and when his rep tried to call him back, he didn’t pick up. She first thought Bieber is in an area with poor cell service, then realized, “He got a little upset with the question… he probably won’t be calling back.”
Mojo also dished that JB’s girlfriend Selena and him made a joke about Harry being around their moms, hence the question.
Have a listen at one of the most awkward radio interviews and let us know!