Justin Bieber Explains Deleting That Instagram Butt Pic

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Justin Bieber performs at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 

Justin Bieber deleted the butt shot seen round the world.

In a new Instagram post over the weekend, The Biebs explained that he deleted the viral picture because a friend's daughter saw it, and he didn't want to make her uncomfortable.

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"Hey I Deleted the photo of my butt on Instagram not because I thought it was bad but someone close to me's daughter follows me and she was embarrassed that she saw my butt and I totally wasn't thinking in that aspect," Bieber wrote on Instagram. "And I felt awful that she felt bad. To anyone I may have offended I'm so sorry. It was completely pure hearted as a joke but didn't take in account there are littles following me!!! Love u guys."