Justin Bieber's Monkey Delays Flight 8 Hours After Getting Lost

Justin Bieber kept a private plane waiting in Miami, Florida for eight hours while he was searching for his pet monkey.

TMZ reports that Bieber was supposed to take off at 11 a.m., but called to say he would be late, and did not show until 3 p.m.

The young pop star was late to due to his missing pet monkey, and took a helicopter to avoid traffic and find him.

Bieber's plane finally took off at 7 p.m., just half hour before the pilot was scheduled to be off duty, the Daily News reports.

It was unclear if he found the monkey, and is also unclear whether it was the same monkey that was detained in Germany a few weeks ago.

On the music front, Bieber was surpassed by Rihanna as YouTube's most-viewed artist of all time. Rihanna made the pass lasr Tuesday morning when her VEVO channel, consisting of 77 videos, reached 3.784 billion views, which is two million more than the 79 videos on Bieber's channel.

While Bieber has 4.954 million subscribers, Rihanna has 8.734 million.

Korean pop/rapper Psy has 3.1 billion views and most of those are off of his hit song, "Gangnam Style."

Eminem has 2.4 billion views, Lady Gaga has 2.3, and Shakira has 2 billion according to Billboard.

One thing that Bieber has on Rihanna is Twitter followers. He is the most popular person with 40 million followers surpassing Lady Gaga in January.

Rihanna's newest single, "Stay," reached a new milestone for the singer. The song charted at No. 9 on the "Adult Contemporary" chart on Billboard. This marks the first time she has ever made that chart.

The chart she frequents most is the "Pop Hot 100" where she holds a record 10 No. 1 songs, and holds the record for top 10 appearances with 23, and a total of 36 charting.