August 29, 2016  

Justin Bieber Baffled by Justin Timberlake Comparison, Hanging Up on Interview

June 30, 2012 (5:18 am) GMT
The 'Never Say Never' singer doesn't want to be compared to another singer and cuts short the interview when his mother is brought into a conversation about One Direction.

refused to be compared to . The teen singer was not impressed when a Mojo in the Morning host said in a phone interview that he thought he heard the former boybander when listening to "Boyfriend".

"Our voices sound nothing alike," Bieber insisted. The interviewer explained that he meant it as a compliment, but the Canadian idol was not having it. Praising JT as "talented," he insisted he wanted to have his "own lane and not be compared."

The chat got more awkward when the interviewer talked about and dragged his mother Pattie into it. Calling the boyband "kids," he was upset when Mojo asked, "Do you worry about Harry [Styles] when he's around your mom because it seems like he likes older women?"

An offended Bieber shot back, "I think you should worry about me around your mom, bro." When the host answered, "Justin, my mom's dead, so unfortunately, it wouldn't work," the boyfriend of hang up the phone.

"He got a little upset with the question, to be completely honest with you and he probably won't be calling back," it's explained. The audio taping their interview was posted on Mojo's website, but was subsequently removed at the request of his camp.



More Justin Bieber News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Lady GaGa Hits Recording Studio With BloodPop, Mark Ronson and Kevin Parker
  2. Derek Hough Confirms He's Back on 'Dancing with the Stars', Cheryl Burke Also Returns
  3. Ruby Rose Splits From Girlfriend Harley Gusman
  4. Ariana Grande Kisses Mac Miller and Sits on His Lap at VMAs After-Party
  5. Justin Bieber Wins 8 Titles in Guinness World Records 2017 Edition
  6. Pregnant Blac Chyna Poses Completely Naked for Paper Magazine
  7. Sharon Osbourne Faces Backlash After Undergoing Plastic Surgery for Her Ageless Look
  8. At Rob Lowe Roast, Ann Coulter Ends Up on the Receiving End of Comics' Jabs