News Justin Bieber Threatens to Make His Instagram Private Over Sofia Richie Hate -- Beliebers Are Not Happy! By Lynda Brendish 12:49 PM PDT, August 14, 2016 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. 13:44Justin Bieber Threatens to Make Instagram Private: 'This Is Gett…04:09'American Idol' Judges React to Caleb Kennedy's Shocking Departu…02:31‘Ginny & Georgia’ Star Antonia Gentry Gushes Over Hailey and Jus…03:01Ariana Grande Shares Breathtaking Pics From Wedding Day With Dal…02:17'This Is Us' Star Justin Hartley and Sofia Pernas Are Married03:15David Schwimmer Shares Behind-the-Scenes Moments From the 'Frien…04:23How the Founders of Eastside Golf are Changing the Face of the S…03:19Blake Shelton Gets Caught Lying to Kelly Clarkson About a Gift S…04:47'Friends’ Reunion: Watch Lady Gaga Perform 'Smelly Cat' With Lis…07:23'This Is Us’: Chrissy Metz Knew Kate and Toby's Fate Since Start…02:522021 MTV Movie & TV Awards: All the Must-See Red Carpet Celeb Ap…04:58Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline on Filming 'Outer Banks' as a Cou…03:55Country Stars Celebrate Summer With New Music, Tours and More11:47'90 Day Fiance': Asuelu Goes Off on Kalani After a Discussion Ab…01:29Dolly Parton Offers Inspirational Message at Covenant House Virt…03:18Nikki Glaser and Chrishell Stause Tease Former ‘DWTS’ Partner Gl…02:30Paris Hilton ‘Proud’ of Friend Britney Spears Who Is 'Sweet and …01:45Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry Fight Back Tears in New Mental He…01:462021 MTV Movie & TV Awards Fashion Recap! The Best Red Carpet St…01:38‘American Idol’ Judge Katy Perry Says Luke Bryan Crashed Her Bre… Justin Bieber has threatened to make his Instagram account private after many Beliebers bombarded his social media account with hateful messages about rumored new girlfriend, Sofia Richie. The 22-year-old singer posted a series of black and white photos of the two in the back of a car together, with the most recent one containing a stern warning for his fans. WATCH: Justin Bieber Smiles Big During Hike With Sofia Richie"I'm gonna make my Instagram private if you guys don't stop the hate this is getting out of hand, if you guys are really fans you wouldn't be so mean to people that I like," he wrote. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)Many Beliebers have interpreted the warning as an insult to their fandom, upset that he called them "fans" and seeing the message as an indication that he is "choosing" Richie over them.Commenters used the snake emoji and the hashtag #RIPBeliebers to express themselves on Bieber's Instagram."Ohh Justin you honestly don't see how Sofia's a snake but whatever, your problem," reads one comment from a user called bridgett.privvx. NEWS: Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie Take Their Rumored Romance to Instagram"What happened to Beliebers? I thought it was Beliebers and Justin against the world now it's just fans vs. Justin, like I guess us ‘fans’ should leave you alone then," reads another, from user rauhlxjerry. Richie, who turns 18 on August 24, has disabled comments on her Instagram account. She has been the target of hurtful comments since being photographed with Bieber in California and Japan, where she accompanied the singer on tour.Check out Justin's big smiles on a recent hike with Sofia in the video below.Justin Bieber is All Smiles on Hike With Sofia Richie This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.