By Wednesday night, it appeared that the 19-year-old singer had reached out and apologized to the 66-year-old statesman, whose had his share of public relations crises.
The Canadian performer seemed to address the gaffe in a couple of tweets on Wednesday:
"In life u will make mistakes and people will try and tear u down...but u gotta stay positive. Stay strong..and learn to be better..and...always live to serve others and The Lord. #growingeveryday," he said.
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