Justin Bieber has fired back at The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney after the drummer commented on Justin’s Grammy snub.
“The black keys drummer should be slapped around haha,” Justin Tweeted to his 34 million followers on Tuesday night.
The Canadian was up in arms over comments Patrick made to a TMZ paparazzo on Monday night, who asked if Justin should feel snubbed by the Recording Academy’s lack of Grammy nominations.
“He’s rich, right? Grammys are for like music, not for money … and he’s making a lot of money,” the drummer — whose band took home four awards at Sunday’s Grammys — told TMZ. “He should be happy.”
Following Justin’s slapping suggestion, Patrick responded, Tweeting, “I need to be bare butt spanked.”
The exchange of Tweets sent Justin’s followers into a tizzy – many sending replies tinged with violence.
“He needs more than a slap. i say as i reach for my rusty bread knife,” one follower wrote.
Dozens of Justin’s followers bombarded Patrick’s Twitter page with insults, including, “You’re ugly,” “please, kill ur self.”
-- Erin O’Sullivan