V Exclusive! Justin Bieber Talks Being Down With Mayweather and The Money Team

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Adelle Platon / June 19, 2012

You’ve seen the Canadian dream teen tag along ringside but Justin Bieber is actually an honorary member of Floyd Mayweather JR’s money team.

“After I met him, we just connected and exchanged numbers and started talking,” Bieber told VIBE.

The undefeated boxing champ even dishes out words of wisdom to the Biebs. “He gives me advice about business and how to make sure I’m being taken care of,” the 18-year-old singer said. “He’s Money Mayweather. He wants to make sure I’m making the right investments.”

As for his random belt-toting appearance at Mayweather’s matchup against Miguel Cotto in May, Bieber says he was invited to accompany him and his A-list entourage that also included rappers 50 Cent and Lil Wayne..

“He asked me to walk him out and I was like of, course,” Bieber said. “I had the belts, me and 50, It was a lot of fun.” Needless to say, Mayweather won all 12 rounds of the fight in a unanimous decision.

Though the teen heartthrob is used to the adoration, he says there is one difference between a boxing crowd and a sold-out arena. “I’m used to screams, but these were different because they weren’t as high pitched,” Bieber recalls. “These were older guys, so it was more like yeah (says roaring) and not like aaah (high pitched squeal).”