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Justin Bieber attends Ciroc party at Vanquish Lounge on February 5, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Justin Bieber has finally responded to Seth Rogen's recent remarks to Howard Stern about his past encounters with the pop star.
"Seth Rogan (sic) sorry I didnt bow down when I asked 2 meet u was probably a bit shy and didn't want to be over the top but still. love ur movies," the 20-year-old singer tweeted on Thursday.
Earlier this week, Rogen, who has publicly bashed Bieber in the past, told Stern, "I've met him a few times. He's a good example of someone who you meet who you think you are going to hate and then you get to hate him as much as you [thought]...You meet him and he lives up to every one of your expectations of how you hope he'll be."
Rogen said he first met Bieber backstage at a German talk show after Bieber requested a meeting with him. When they were introduced, Rogen says the Biebs was acting too cool for school.
Rogen recalled thinking, "What the f--k, I don't want to meet you! Don't act all nonplussed to meet me. I didn't want to meet you. I was totally cool with not meeting you"
He added, "I was like, 'He's a little bit of a mother--ker. Whatever. He's a bit of a d--k."
But that wasn't there only ill-fated encounter. "I saw him again at like an MTV awards show, he literally had a snake wrapped around his f--king wrist that he was wearing," Rogen said. "Like a live snake as an accoutrement. I was like, 'What the f--k?' I talked to him for like five minutes. I just remember thinking, 'F--k this kid'...I remember thinking, 'He's a piece of s--t.'"
Meanwhile, on Wednesday's "Today" show, where he was promoting his new comedy, "Neighbors," Rogen humorously defended his comments on Bieber.
"To me, the idea that, like, a grown man doesn't like Justin Bieber is not a controversial thought," the 32-year-old actor told cohost Matt Lauer. "Why would I (like him)? It would be much weirder if I did like Justin Bieber."
He then added, "I don't know anyone who likes Justin Bieber."
(E! and Today are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)
Seth Rogan sorry I didnt bow down when I asked 2 meet u was probably a bit shy and didn't want to be over the top but still. love ur movies.
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) May 8, 2014