Justin Bieber has reportedly been barred from doing any live interviews.

The 21-year-old singer found himself in legal trouble last year and he was even put on probation for his crimes.

Justin is currently promoting new single What Do You Mean, his first solo track in years, and it’s claimed the Baby star’s management team are terrified he’ll destroy his reputation once again by saying something dumb during a live discussion.

“Justin’s people are so terrified of him speaking live, they’re doing everything pretaped,” a source told PageSix.

The Canadian hitmaker is said to have a slew of promotional performances and interviews lined up. Justin popped by the Elvis Duran Z100 studio on Monday to record an interview that is scheduled to air this Friday. He will also be taping an episode of The Tonight Show, which broadcasts on September 2. Finally the heartthrob is due to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend and he’ll also make an appearance during the Today concert series on September 10.

As Justin prepares for a major comeback, it’s claimed he is also enjoying a little romance on the side.

British newspaper The Sun reports he has been dating 25-year-old Moldovan model Xenia Deli. Xenia, who is a former Playboy glamour girl, was chosen by Justin to star in the music video for his new single What Do You Mean, and rumours are rife sparks started flying soon after the promo what shot.

According to the outlet, Justin even posted a picture of them playing footsies on his Instagram account, before deleting the flirty image. He and Xenia have reportedly also been seen out and about holding hands recently.