Justin Bieber has walked Floyd Mayweather Jr. out to the ring before some of the boxing legend's most prized bouts. But the Biebs won't be part of the Money Team in Las Vegas for the mega Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight Saturday night ... or possibly ever again.
That's because Mayweather allegedly went "insane" and "nuclear" over reports that Bieber was distancing himself with TMT because of the undefeated boxer's love for strip clubs.
Sources told TMZ Sports that the people counseling Bieber at the Hillsong Church have been urging the pop star to re-examine his circle of friends, and that the Biebs decided to distance himself from Floyd.
That doesn't necessarily mean that Justin wants to sever his friendship with Mayweather completely, but he did reportedly want to "reset boundaries," including removing himself from Floyd's penchant of attending strip clubs, according to TMZ.
Mayweather's response to that? Well, TMZ says he has labeled Bieber a "traitor," reasoning that he was the main celebrity by his side when the pop star suffered a notoriously public meltdown a few years back.
Perhaps the Mayweather-Bieber friendship gone cold helps explain why Bieber predicted last week that Floyd would win Saturday night, but wouldn't be able to knock McGregor out.
That prompted Floyd Mayweather Sr. to tell TMZ that Bieber "don't even know boxing."
We'd bet that Mayweather will include another star-studded artist in the TMT entourage that leads him out to the ring Saturday night, when he'll look to improve his flawless record to 50-0.
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