Since footage emerged of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit actor Orlando Bloom punching pop-brat Justin Bieber in an Ibiza restaurant, the internet has been rife with speculation on the cause of the tiff. With Bieber taunting Bloom online in the aftermath, we felt it was only fair to ask Legolas’ friends from Middle Earth for a few words of support for the elf.
As though Elrond himself had called a council meeting, the Fellowship were quick to rush to support their friend.
Aragorn - “For this, and all future acts of justice, you have my sword."
Frodo - ”Don’t tell Smeagol, but I know what it’s like to have a pathetic and slimy little creature follow you around, tormenting you because they want what you have, what they will never have. I’d have punched him too if I was your size.“
Gandalf - ”The board is set, the pieces are moving. This is totes gonna be all over Perez by the morning.“
Boromir - ”Winter is coming…. wait, what one is this again?“
Merry & Pippin - ”When we heard the news this morning we celebrated with third breakfast.“
Boromir - ”One does not simply punch Bieber without receiving the highest honours of Gondor. You get the key to the city my friend.“
Gimli - ”That still only counts as one!“
A bonus message was also received from Bilbo addressed to Bieber: