His bandmate once infamously claimed that The Beatles were 'bigger than Jesus', but it seems that they're also still bigger than Justin Bieber - at least according to Ringo Starr.

Bieber may be one of the biggest stars in the world, but when The Beatles drummer was asked by a TMZ paparrazi whether he thought The Beatles in their prime were bigger than Bieber in his prime, unsurprisingly the answer was a resounding 'yes'.

Starr was having dinner with (a slightly sloshed) Eagles' guitarist Joe Walsh when he was asked: "“If The Beatles and Justin Bieber were touring together in their prime, who would open?” and replied "“Justin. [The Beatles] all the way, brother. But we love Justin.”

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