It was just a few years ago that Justin Bieber was seen sparring at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas and walking Floyd Mayweather to the ring for major boxing events... Oh, how things change.
— TMZ (@TMZ) August 21, 2017
According to TMZ, Mayweather is at odds with Bieber because of his newly found religious devotion and a growing distance between the two.
Sources connected to both Justin and Floyd tell us, the folks at the Hillsong Church have been counseling Justin for months on taking a hard look at his friends and pulling back from those who are bad influences.
We're told church pastors did not single out Floyd as a bad influence, but Justin decided on his own he needed some distance. Our sources say Justin didn't want a clean break from Floyd, he just wanted to "reset boundaries" ... walling himself off from things like Floyd's obsession with strip clubs.
Justin unfollowed Floyd on Instagram as part of the resetting of boundaries, and our sources say Floyd went "insane, nuclear." He lashed out at Justin, called him a "traitor" because Floyd had stuck with Justin during his meltdown when everyone was attacking Bieber.
Isn't it amazing how a simple unfollow on Instagram can lead to the dismantling of a friendship?
A storyline befitting of a middle school cafeteria or a mediocre episode of Degrassi – instead, it's one of the many narratives surrounding one of the most bizarre boxing match-ups of all-time.