It's on right now! Patrick Carney and angry Bieber fans fight online after a perceived snub on TMZ
It started with a question from TMZ, after the Black Keys won three Grammy awards: What did Patrick Carney think about the awards-night snub for Justin Bieber.
It's cool when you get cornered outside your hotel by a guy with a camera and they ask you a dumb question and then put it on TV. :(— Patrick Carney (@patrickcarney) February 12, 2013
Carney’s answer: “I dunno, he’s rich, right? Grammys are for, like, music, not for money. … He’s making a lot of money. He should be happy.”
That’s when Justin Bieber took to Twitter:
the black keys drummer should be slapped around haha— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) February 12, 2013
He might have been kidding. But either way, his fans immediately went after Carney, who is engaging in a very funny and very sad back-and-forth with hardcore Beliebers right now.
:( RT @l3ieberkingdom: The black keys drummer said Justin didn't deserve a Grammy .....HE NEEDS A PUNCH IN THE FACE WITH A BRICK.— Patrick Carney (@patrickcarney) February 12, 2013
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