Justin Bieber talks challenging Tom Cruise to a fight: 'I'm the Conor McGregor of entertainment'

Justin Bieber (Photo: Getty Images)
Justin Bieber (Photo: Getty Images)

Remember when Justin Bieber tagged Dana White, the head of the UFC, on twitter, when he challenged Tom Cruise to a fight?

"I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon. Tom if you don't take this fight you're scared, and you will never live it down." he tweeted.

Well, the 25-year-old is admitting now that he was just "being stupid".

The Yummy singer appeared on Carpool Karaoke with James Corden when he addressed the "perplexing" decision to take Tom Cruise on.

"Why?" the talkshow host asked before the two started laughing.

"I was just being stupid, to be honest," Justin said, before adding he thought it would be a funny tweet. James went on to say he'd back Tom Cruise if it ever happened, but Justin believes he would still win in a fight.

"He's not the guy you see in movies," Justin joked. James says the Mission Impossible actor is in phenomenal shape though to which Justin responded, "Phenomenal shape doesn't mean you're a good fighter."

James suggested the Changes hitmaker should make his way up to Tom Cruise. "Do me, then do like Zach Braff, and then do Tom Cruise.

"You're mesmerised by the characters he plays," Justin says to which James responds, "I'm mesmerised by the man."

The two go back and forth before Justin quips, "I'm the Conor McGregor of entertainment."


The singer has recently returned to the splotlight with the release of his album, Changes, on Valentine's Day, and his YouTube series, Justin Bieber: Seasons.

Getting candid the Get Me singer has opened up about everything from his Lyme disease diagnosis and drug abuse to his relationship with Hailey Bieber in the 10-part docu-series.

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