Justin Bieber Comes Up Short In Trying To Shade The Divine Miss M

In an interview with Billboard Magazine this week, music pop-tart Justin Bieber tried to shade movie/music legend Bette Midler, but was quickly eclipsed by the interwebs.

When Bieber’s dad tweeted about a recent nude paparazzi pic of the Bieb, exclaiming his son’s apparent endowment, Midler fired off a typically “divine” response.

So, this week, Bieber attempted to throw shade the Divine Miss M’s way:

“This Britt Meddler,” says Justin, unintentionally mangling the stage-and-screen legend’s name. “I don’t even know who that is, honestly. I wanted to immediately say ‘Who is this lady?”

Midler didn’t miss a beat:

And, of course, some quick-minded Twitter genius launched the “Britt Meddler” Twitter account with this missive: