It looked like Justin Bieber was in some deep trouble after his tour mate, Post Malone, grabbed Biebs’s throat, but looks can be deceiving. HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE details why Post choked Justin and if these two friends found their chill.
After all the problems Justin Bieber, 22, has dealt with on his Purpose Tour, the last thing he’d want to do is upset his opening act. Yet, after Biebs used Post Malone’s, 20, arm as an ashtray, the rapper grabbed Biebs by the neck! However, as HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned, these two buds were really just messing with each other.
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“They are cool,” a source close to Justin EXCLUSIVELY tells HollywoodLife.com following the incident at the Che nightclub in Houston, Texas on April 9. “Justin was clearly messing with [Post] all night,” the source says, “trying to mess him up during the performance, clowning him through the night. Post got sick of it. [He] turned around and grabbed his neck and told him to f**k off.”
Yikes! Well, don’t get too scared, as these two friends worked it out just seconds after Post put his hands on his pal. “Moment later, cooler heads prevailed,” the source tells HollywoodLife.com. Phew! After all, Justin wasn’t out to really hurt his friend by singeing Post with a lit cigarette. He was just trying to throw the “White Iverson” rapper off his game, but Post proved that his mic control is too powerful. Crank Post’s rhymes, completely ad-free and unlimited, by signing up for streaming music here.
“Justin apologized and they went through the night with no other incidents,” the source added, calming the fears of Beliebers and Post Malone fans (Posters? Maloners? PMers?) everywhere. “Everything happened so fast, but all is well between them both.” That’s good news! They might prank each other, but at the end of the day, they’re still tight. Post even broke his silence on the matter and said he and his “big brother” just like to “rough house.”
It’s been rough for Justin on the Purpose tour. He fell flat on his back while in Kansas City, and he had a freakout during one of his shows in Los Angeles. There’s also the issue of Biebs canceling all meet-and-greets with Beliebers. Maybe after this little playful clash with Post, the last of Bieb’s touring troubles are over.
Are you glad that Justin and Post are cool with each other, HollywoodLifers? Are you going to catch these two on tour?