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Headline: Justin Bieber offers to help Brittney Griner after she is sentenced to prison in Russia

Caption: The 31-year-old sports star was arrested in February after vape cartridges containing cannabis oil were found in her luggage as she arrived at an airport near Moscow. On Thursday, she was convicted of drug possession and smuggling and sentenced to nine years in prison and a fine of 1 million rubles ($16,500/£13,600). Responding to the news on his Instagram Stories, Justin wrote, "This hurts. If anyone knows of anyway I can help please let me know." Actress Mia Farrow also reacted to the sentence on Twitter, writing, "The Russian judge ignored everything Britney Griner had stated.”

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