I don't know if any of you happen to catch David Letterman's show Thursday night on CBS when Justin Bieber was a guest on the show as it was pretty entertaining. Letterman had his night with him as the Bieber publicly received a quick and witty history lesson that went over his head and he didn't even realize it till later.
Letterman seemed annoyed with the Canadian 18 year old and seemed testy and started nagging him about his new tattoo which said "Believe" on his left inner forearm.
Letterman said "Tell me that's the last tattoo, …really it is …honestly, how does that help the way you look"? Justin explained it was in honor of his new CD that had just been released and suddenly without a warning Letterman grabbed his arm and Justin seemed to be in pain as he quickly yelled “Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! This is brand new!” while pulled away from Letterman's grip.He then did his best to laugh it off by calling the 65 year old Letterman "Granps"!
Letterman continued to what seemed to be reprimanding him for his body art by saying "Do me a favor and don't go nuts….. 'Because more and more you'll seem like a mural ... like the Sistine Chapel, it's just too much.'
To which Justin answered, 'I'm not going for the Sixteenth Chapel look".
"The 16th Chapel: ? That's how Justin Bieber referred to the "Sistine Chapel" on David Letterman's show. To where Dave then had this big grin on his face for a few seconds and started chuckling knowing his night had just been made.
As always clever and witty Letterman in perfect timing let Justin's response sink in for a few second while the audience took in Justin's childlike mistake.
The Sistine Chapel is a world famous chapel in the Vatican painted by Italian artist Michaelangelo in the 15th Century.
However, Justin seemed to understand the reference and appeared merely to be mispronouncing the name.
Finally, Letterman laughing responded by saying "Canadian high schools" (a reference to Justin’s Canadian origins).
It was all innocent and pretty funny and the poor little Bieber wasn't even sure why the audience was laughing.