Justin Bieber is usually the one making jaws drop with his adorable presence, but the tables have been turned! The 16-year-old pop sensation met one of his idols today during his appearance on The Talk. NHL legend Wayne Gretzky surprised The Biebes (a huge hockey fan) for a little one-on-one time on the air hockey table!
First, co-host Holly Robinson Peete battled JB, and when the score was tied 1-1 enlisted help of special guest, Gretzky, Entertainment Tonight reports.
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JB was stunned and elated to meet one of his idols.
Fans in the audience chanted “Bieber! Bieber!” as the Canadian-born duo battled it out on the table, each scoring on one another.
Gretzky’s younger daughter Emma gave Justin a special, autographed hockey jersey, after their match.
After the hockey legend departed, Justin quipped with the ladies of The Talk , “Why’d you do that? You made me look like a groupie or something,” adding “I’m a huge fan and it was really great to meet him.”
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It must have been nice for Justin to have a little fun amid his array of TV interviews and promo gigs.
“Had a rough morning. Thanks for everyone bearing with me and sorry to those shows I couldn’t call in to” he Tweeted earlier today, followed by “but still hyped about #GRETZKY !!!”