(CNN) — Justin Bieber’s newest friend is Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived an attack by the Taliban and now advocates for girls’ rights.
Yousafzai has met with President Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II and many others, but her online encounter with Bieber on Wednesday is likely to make her the envy of teen girls around the world.
Bieber, 20, made sure his fans knew, posting a screenshot of his conversation with the 17-year-old activist on Twitter: “JJust got to FaceTime with Malala Yousafzai. She has such an incredible story. I can’t wait to meet her in person and talk about how I can support her and the @malalafund. #love”
The Pakistani Taliban targeted Yousafzai for assassination in 2012 because of her outspoken support for girls’ education in her native country.
Yousafzai, who has not posted any tweets about her time with Bieber, did confide to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour…
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