Canadian singer Justin Bieber was in Shannon Airport just hours before his reported bust-up with Lord of the Rings actor Orlando Bloom.
There was a frenzy of activity on social media sites with several people reporting they spotted Bieber in Shannon on Tuesday night.
According to several messages on Twitter the 20-year-old was seen in Shannon where the private jet on which he was travelling made a technical stop.
A photo later appeared on Bieber’s Instagram page, showing the star and a pal boarding a private jet — at what is believed to be Shannon — while it was still being refuelled.
One message said: “Does anyone know if Justin Bieber is in Ireland? I’ve just seen him come through Shannon airport. He got coke in McD just wondering.”
Does anyone know if Justin Bieber is in Ireland? I've just seen him come thru Shannon airport. He got coke in McD just wondering.— تيريزا (@ididntknowthat_) July 29, 2014
It’s understood Bieber was travelling from Los Angeles to the Mediterranean island of Ibiza.
However, soon after arriving he is reported to have gotten into an altercation with English actor Orlando Bloom.
Several videos posted online show Bieber approaching Bloom in a celebrity restaurant. Bloom appeared to move towards Bieber and attempted to hit him.
Some reports say the row started after Bloom refused to shake Bieber’s hand. Others have said, however, Bieber made a remark about Bloom’s former wife Miranda Kerr with whom Bieber was photographed in 2012.
E! Online reported a source who said Bloom “wouldn’t speak to Justin”, adding: “Justin was being cordial to the guy, but then Orlando took a swing and missed.”
Following news of the alleged incident, fans of both stars posted messages on Twitter. While the majority slated Bloom for picking on Bieber, others praised him.
One message said: “I’m glad Orlando Bloom smashed that weiner Justin Bieber.”
Keeping it positive— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) July 30, 2014
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