The "Beauty and a Beat" singer recently posted a photo of his partially naked backside Saturday on Instagram before quickly deleting it.
The snap showed Bieber wearing sunglasses and a ball cap and pulling down his pants with the simple hashtag "#moon."
Although it was online for only minutes, the photo quickly went viral and garnered more than 15,000 likes and 2,700 comments, according to US Weekly.
Bieber's Instagram account boasts 6,024,297 followers.
In response, Bieber's manager Scooter Braun tweeted:
"as a prankster u have to respect another good prank. only makes sense. #crackdealer"
Bieber is currently touring behind his third studio album "Believe," and will release "Believe Acoustic" on Jan. 29. The album will feature acoustic versions of songs from "Believe."
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