Bieber posted an image of
The other image shows Pacquiao leaning against the ropes, with an image of
Some members of the Philippines Congress weren't amused and threatened to make Bieber a "persona non grata" unless he apologized.
Seven legislators issued a statement, which read, in part:
"Mr. Bieber should have known that the Hon. Pacquiao has reached his stature as such as a result of sheer hard work, determination and firm belief in God, and despite such stature best exemplifies humility and grace even in defeat."
The 18-year-old Bieber, who has 30 million followers on Twitter and 4.5 million on Instagram, didn't seem too sorry for his posts.
He Instagrammed a screenshot of some of the angry responses that he received from his followers over the Pacquiao memes, including one which read: "JB hope you feel proud cause you just lost your fans who like MANNY PACQUIAO but even though you like Mayweather posting these pics are just LOW even for a girl like you."
On that post, Bieber wrote: "If they were beliebers I know they wouldn't leave my side over an Boxing opinion I have."