Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber - who recently dyed his locks platinum blonde - revealed a black-and-white photo of himself holding an infant girl REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Justin Bieber took to Instagram on 6 June (Monday) to jokingly announce he has a secret daughter. The Sorry singer shared a photo of himself with the unidentified little girl possibly hinting at the 22-year-old's interest in becoming a father.

In 2011, Bieber had stated he would love to become a dad at a young age, just like his own father Jeremy. Jeremy and Bieber's mother Pattie Malette welcomed him when they were just teenagers.

The All That Matters singer — who recently dyed his locks platinum blonde — revealed a black-and-white photo of himself holding the adorable girl. Bieber can be seen staring into the eyes of the little girl. The child can be seen looking straight at the camera.

Bieber has captioned the photo: "My daughter", which is followed by several ellipses before he clarifies: "Just kidding". The singer can be seen wearing an unbuttoned baseball shirt.

The photo has garnered mixed comments from the singer's fans. One fan wrote: "She's too cute and more photogenic than me and she has what? like 10 months maybe." Another said: "Gonna preserve this pretty picture forever! The baby looks so adorable, and so do you Justin."

"Remind me to tell you more about how stupid this boy is," an unhappy fan wrote. "I hate jb and white people there both just so f*****g ugly and stupid @queenbaby_doll and @serrendippityy is the ugliest of all papers," another said.

Meanwhile, Bieber has reportedly re-followed his ex-flame Selena Gomez on Instagram. The duo dated from 2010 to 2014 before ending their relationship.

"Following her on Instagram again is his way of letting her know that he's thinking about her," a source told HollywoodLife. "She's definitely been on his mind a lot," the source said.

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