Heres something that LeBron James and Justin Bieber have in common

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Theres not much off the top of your head that would bring the Cleveland Cavaliers newest and brightest star together with Canadian star Justin Bieber, but there is one thing.

One is a one of the most talked about sports stars in the world who with one simple decision tthis summer, has changed the landscape of the NBA and rejuvenated the city of Cleveland, the other is Justin Bieber.

While the Canadian pop star has been amongst his fair share of controversy in recent years, he now joined in the trend sweeping America.

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge has been tackled by many of America's biggest names and now LeBron and Bieber have both taken the challenge.

While James took his on yacht, Bieber was on dry land for his eventual second effort.

But why does the challenge bring together LeBron and Bieber? Well they both nominated and were rejected by the same man.

This isn't just any man however, this is the President of the United States Barack Obama who has protested to undertaking the challenge.

POTUS hasn't refused the other part of the challenge, he has made a donation to ALS Charities but he is very eager not to pour a bucket of ice water over his head.

The challenge has gone viral and has brought a rapid increase in donations received by the charity with some of the worlds biggest names taking part.

The Ice Bucket challenge

The challenge has brought about the worlds newest viral obsession and has seen business leaders such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Vince McMahon all take the plunge.

It isn't just the businessmen of the world who have participated, LeBron James is the latest in a long line of sportsmen to get the chill.

Many WWE superstars took the challenge before Summer Slam on Sunday including Triple H and Stephanie McMahon while Cristiano Ronaldo and the entire New England Patriots football team all suffered the same fate for a good cause.

Justin Bieber was the latest music star to undergo the challenge from the music industry after his on and off girlfriend Selena Gomez also took the plunge.

Some people to look out for who are set to take the challenge include the San Francisco 49ers, Donald Trump and even Kermit the Frog.

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