Justin Bieber Infuriates Hockey Fans by Posing With Stanley Cup [Pics]
Let’s remember that Justin Bieber is a native Canadian and that hockey is the national pastime of our neighbors to the north, so it’s no shock that the teen would want to see and touch the Stanley Cup which was won this season by the Chicago Blackhawks.
However, sports nuts went, well, cray cray over the fact that Le Biebs dared to pose with the trophy in the ‘Hawks locker room.
The photos of the teen touching and posing with Lord Stanley’s Cup landed on Twitter last night. There is a Hawks jersey with Bieber’s name on the back hanging in the background, so clearly he was invited to see the vaunted trophy by the Chicago Blackhawks organization.
The Twitterverse went nuts over the image, with fans wringing their hands and gnashing their teeth, furious at Biebs for having the audacity put his grubby mitts on something so sacred and revered. They were appalled that he would stand on the logo (which is considered bad luck), as Hawks playoff star Andrew Shaw pointed out in a tweet:
— Andrew Shaw (@shawz15er) July 10, 2013
You can get a closer view of the Justin Bieber mishap below.
People were also likely miffed because Biebs was seen sporting a Boston Bruins cap during the finals, and they were the opponent of the Blackhawks in the finals. They must see him as a frontrunner. He also sported Miami Heat attire during the playoffs, as well.
But the reaction is a bit extreme, no?
Below is a sample of hate tweets.
Justin Bieber has touched Lord's Stanley Cup. Retweet if you cried ;(
— The Hockey Gods (@HockeyGods) July 10, 2013
justin bieber touching the Stanley Cup and standing on the Blackhawks logo is a disgrace to society
— 1st Line Flow (@1stLineFlow) July 10, 2013
wait why did they let justin bieber near the stanley cup?
— mitch (@mitchthom) July 10, 2013
Justin Bieber….. With the Stanley Cup… and a jersey…Is this a sick joke? Please just leave pic.twitter.com/h0SWmKtQqh
— Allie LaCombe (@allielac) July 10, 2013
The Biebs also made some headlines since he peed in a bucket and all we have to say is hey, at least he didn’t relieve himself in the Stanley Cup. Remember that schoolyard joke — spell icup. I-C-U-P. At least that doesn’t apply here on literal and figurative levels.