Justin Bieber is no stranger to odd behavior, but his most recent eye-catching tweet may have finally taken things a step too far.
On the evening of Sunday, June 9, Twitter was thrown into a frenzy by a post from Bieber challenging Hollywood star Tom Cruise to a fight in the UFC Octagon.
I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon. Tom if you dont take this fight your scared and you will neve… https://t.co/KsGJQ003Mh— Justin Bieber (@Justin Bieber) 1560126855.0
Twitter users couldn't believe what they were seeing.
Am I dreaming or did Justin Bieber acc just call out Tom Cruise to fight him? The simulation is glitching harddd— TheNewAdamb99 (@TheNewAdamb99) 1560162098.0
Me after hearing Justin wants to fight Tom Cruise https://t.co/WeYj0MHygC— Ala الاء (@Ala الاء) 1560163573.0
Of course, there's no way Tom Cruise will be able to ignore the challenge.
At some point tonight Tom Cruise’s agent will have to call Tom Cruise and tell him that Justin Bieber has challenge… https://t.co/eu1ZgkRtep— David Allen (@David Allen) 1560128173.0
Bieber calling out actor Tom Cruise is pretty much the last thing anyone expected.
nobody: absolutely nobody in the world: certainly no 25-year-old singers to 56-year-old actors who never really s… https://t.co/fcHw3GR0ER— Jeremy Woodcock (@Jeremy Woodcock) 1560162072.0
@UFC_CA @justinbieber @danawhite I think Tom cruise may be able to mess Bieber up— Theodore Buttons (@Theodore Buttons) 1560128747.0
Most people were in agreement, however, in their prediction that Cruise would win the bout.
Tom Cruise would whoop Bieber’s ass with one hand tied behind his back. There I said it.— DK / Daena Kramer (@DK / Daena Kramer) 1560136249.0
@justkramer TOM is 56 ..Biebs is 25 ? wyd— Pravin Purohit (@Pravin Purohit) 1560137498.0
@pravinpurohitz Tom is still in amazing athletic shape. He does all his own stunts. And he’s had so much more train… https://t.co/ame0M3QcZp— DK / Daena Kramer (@DK / Daena Kramer) 1560137968.0
The general consensus seemed to be that Cruise's extensive training and stunt experience gave him an edge.
That 56-year-old could seriously injure Bieber if he wanted to. I’ve seen his stunts. https://t.co/xe6WTnvNc2— Victor Puente (@Victor Puente) 1560138822.0
Justin Bieber is 30 years younger and (probably) 5 inches taller than Tom Cruise. I’d bet a large sum that neither… https://t.co/T8bkj7Sg1R— Ben Hunt (@Ben Hunt) 1560135216.0
If the pair DO end up going toe to toe, Conor McGregor volunteered to host the fight.
If Tom Cruise is man enough to accept this challenge, McGregor Sports and Entertainment will host the bout. Does Cr… https://t.co/WeoWJRkzl9— Conor McGregor (@Conor McGregor) 1560130420.0
@BBC_HaveYourSay https://t.co/JsaCJYbln0— Craig/Rock/Rocky (@Craig/Rock/Rocky) 1560168518.0
It's been a wild week in Hollywood...
Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to a fight, Kylie Jenner is having a Handmaid’s Tale themed birthday party, and… https://t.co/3rdTWinmXc— The Volatile Mermaid (@The Volatile Mermaid) 1560172325.0
Justin Bieber may already be regretting his challenge.
This is 100% how a Tom Cruise Vs Justin Bieber fight will go down 😂 https://t.co/TPBym3ZcPz— Joeyyy (@Joeyyy) 1560174076.0
Justin Bieber: I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to a fight. Tom Cruise: I accept. When and where? Justin Bieber: https://t.co/QFGVu5FrKF— ANXSR (@ANXSR) 1560145199.0
justin bieber: i can beat tom cruise in the octagon tom cruise: https://t.co/JApa4z8zwq— ɪᴍᴀɢɪɴᴏᴘɪᴀ (@ɪᴍᴀɢɪɴᴏᴘɪᴀ) 1560178156.0
Having never interacted before to the public's knowledge, it's unknown whether Tom Cruise is even aware of Justin Bieber.
Tom Cruise right now: https://t.co/wrXVuHQO9n— ~ Timmy ~ (@~ Timmy ~) 1560155269.0
Justin Bieber rehearsing his comebacks before his big fight with Tom Cruise. https://t.co/vOFkcC8Lm5— Someone To Do Nothing With (@Someone To Do Nothing With) 1560181749.0
Nobody: Justin bieber wataching tom cruise movie: https://t.co/Vext4OTPoj— kali (@kali) 1560169226.0
I guess good luck Justin and Tom on your upcoming fight?
If you want to check out Cruise's moves in advance, the 6-movie Mission Impossible collection is available here.
Please be careful not to hurt each other too bad.
And if you get a chance, please take a quick second to tell us why exactly this is happening.
No one: Literally no one anywhere on the planet: Justin Bieber: "I wanna beat the shit out of Tom Cruise!!" https://t.co/zAT6KYeIty— Josh Barton (@Josh Barton) 1560151941.0