Justin Bieber, 18, was recently photographed allegedly smoking cannabis with his new found 'friend', rapper Lil twist.
Sources have expressed anxiety over Canadian born Justin Bieber's close association with Lil Twist in recent weeks, adding that the rapper signed YMCM boss, LilWayne is a bad influence for Justin.
Lil Twist, real name Christopher L. Moore, was at the Newport Beach hotel room last week where Justin, 18, was snapped smoking on a suspicious-looking cigarette.
TMZ claims the 19-year-old rapper was the one rolling blunts for Justin and their colleagues during the evening party on January 2.
Also, Lil Twist was the one behind Justin's white 458 Italia Ferrari wheels on New Year's Day when he was pulled over by the police and freelance photographer Chris Guerra while tailing the Ferrari when it was pulled over was fatally hit by another car, leading to his death.
Though Bieber is taking the high road by owning up to his indiscretion, behind the scenes, a source tells Us Weekly, his team "isn't happy about those photos.
They are grilling security about who could have taken them."
Bieber released an apology after the incident was made public;
‘Everyday growing and learning. trying to be better. u get knocked down, u get up,” he wrote last night. “Back on tour tomorrow. ready to see u all smile. time to do what im supposed to be doing. performing. #BELIEVEtour’.
He also tweeted: