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Justin Bieber involved in violent brawl in Cleveland: report

According to video footage obtained by TMZ, Bieber was involved in an altercation with a much larger man. The video shows the Canadian singer face-to-face with his opponent, before both men start throwing punches.
According to video footage obtained by TMZ, Bieber was involved in an altercation with a much larger man. The video shows the Canadian singer face-to-face with his opponent, before both men start throwing punches. Screenshot/TMZ

Justin Bieber was allegedly involved in a violent brawl in Cleveland after game three of the NBA finals.

According to video footage obtained by TMZ, Bieber was involved in an altercation with a much larger man. The video shows the Canadian singer face-to-face with his opponent, before both men start throwing punches.

Bieber is tackled by the man at the end of the video.

Global News has not confirmed the authenticity of the video; however, a tweet directed at TMZ appears to show people in the area knew about the alleged fight.

“@TMZ any coverage on Bieber getting in a fight outside the Westin hotel in Cleveland,” tweeted one user, following by a picture that appears to show the singer.

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Cleveland Police would not confirm nor deny to Global News whether the altercation happened.

According to TMZ’s report, witnesses said Bieber was being hounded with requests for pictures with fans – something he has publically admitted to hating.

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In May, the pop star took to Instagram to let fans know, “If you happen to see me out somewhere know that I’m not gonna take a picture.”

In his post he described how constantly taking pictures with fans makes him feel like a “zoo animal.”