Justin Bieber is recovering from a string of incidents over the weekend that may have literally caught him with his pants down but concluded with him getting hit with a bottle onstage. One gets the sense both Bieber and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford are the only individuals thinking the other is worse off.
The Daily Mail reports Bieber was seen leaving a brothel Friday while he continues his Believe world tour. Pictures show a man with bedsheets wrapped around him with handlers nearby trying to shield his face as he left Centauros, a well-known brothel in Rio de Janeiro.
A source told the publication Bieber believed it was a private members' club and planned to go there to escape the throng of fans outside of his hotel.
However, while covering his face, a wraparound tattoo on Bieber's left wrist and forearm indicated it was actually the pop star. A series of photos show two handlers/bodyguards (one behind him, one in front) guiding Bieber with a blanket over his head. He's led to a black SUV before it leaves. It's alleged two females who were also at the brothel left the brothel to return to Bieber's hotel separately.
Bieber made no comment regarding the brothel incident but also made headlines for his shows in Brazil over the weekend. On Saturday during a Sao Paolo gig, Bieber was hit with what appeared to be a blue plastic bottle before leaving the stage and not returning. In a YouTube clip (embedded above) Bieber was singing "Boyfriend" and bent over when a projectile appears to hit him in his left hand. His microphone drops out of his hand with Bieber glaring in the direction it came from before leaving.
"In the end there was no farewell, no thanks and no rendition of his most famous song," Brazilian music critic Felipe Gladiador wrote of the concert cut short. "Once again the music was left to one side and the ego took over, his blood boiled and the rebellious teenager wiped out the talented singer. A night of fun was overshadowed by a few seconds of anger and immaturity."
The Daily Mail reported Bieber stopped the concert early but judging by his setlists on the current tour, "Boyfriend" is often the first song of a two-song encore that ends with "Baby." So if he did leave it most likely was not early or halfway through the concert.
However, fans were also irked by Bieber at the Sao Paolo gig for reportedly kicking Brazil's national flag which landed on a walkway. This came following fans waiting approximately 80 minutes for Bieber to start his concert at Sao Paolo's Anhembi Arena.
The tour continues later this week in Paraguay.