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Justin Bieber

Meet My Clean-Cut Mentor

... Floyd Mayweather!

5/6/2012 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Justin Bieber with Floyd Mayweather last night was months in the makingJustin Bieber's appearance with Floyd Mayweather last night was months in the making -- and sources close to The Biebs tell TMZ ... Justin feels his new "mentor" is really just "misunderstood."

According to our sources, Mayweather asked Bieber four months ago to join him in Las Vegas for the Miguel Cotto fight ... and Bieber, a huge boxing fan, jumped at the opportunity.

We're told Floyd and Justin became friends after Floyd saw Justin's movie, "Never Say Never," and reached out to his camp. According to our sources, Floyd decided he wanted to mentor Justin and the two developed a relationship. 

Our sources say Mayweather tried to impart his work ethic on Justin, basically telling him he could develop the same level of "greatness" Floyd achieved ... if he worked as hard as Floyd did. 

We're told the two hit it off and Justin tells people he thinks Floyd is just misunderstood ... and that he is a really a "hard-working and clean-cut guy." 

Several judges would disagree, but whatever ...

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106.

Mulholland Drive    

Look at the Beeb uppin' his street cred taking pics with Lil Wayne, Fiddy and Mayweather. Yep, he is definitely changing his image. The boy needs a little edge on him will knock the sugar off. Watch and see where he goes in the next two years.

862 days ago
107.

Sunset    

I am not surprised since Beiber is a sleazeball. He is also friends with Chris Brown so this is the SECOND WOMAN BEATER he is friends with!

862 days ago
108.

worldclass    

Floyd is awaiting a jail sentence for beating a woman right? So this should be great for Beibers career. Thank god he sucks

861 days ago
109.

js    

Was soll man da sagen. Toller Typ dieser Justin Biber - mit den deutschen Wurzeln.

Greetings from Germany

842 days ago
110.

js    

Schöne Grüsse aus Deutschland .- Greetings from Germany .

842 days ago
111.

heaven    

i hate u guys!!!you guys talk soo much ****t about popstars like shuttup like u aint ever made mistakes haha...*******s thats all i gotta say peaceout bitches byyeee

840 days ago
112.

xBieberIsMyLife    

BIEBER IS SO GORGEOUS OMB(:

838 days ago
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