Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million US defamation lawsuit against two women of all ages who accused him of sexual misconduct.
The Canadian pop star filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday after declaring on Twitter previously this 7 days that a declare that he sexually assaulted a lady in 2014 was “factually extremely hard.”
The woman, who identified herself as Danielle but reported she was posting anonymously, claimed in a Twitter submitting that has due to the fact been deleted that she was sexually assaulted by the singer at a hotel in Austin, Texas, on March 9, 2014.
The other female, who identified herself as Kadi, reported on Twitter that she was sexually assaulted by Bieber in a New York hotel place in Might 2015.
The lawsuit mentioned the accusations by the two gals were “outrageous, fabricated lies” and seeks a jury trial and $20 million in damages.
Every claim of sexual abuse really should be taken incredibly severely and this is why my reaction was required. However this story is factually impossible and that is why I will be operating with twitter and authorities to consider lawful motion.
Neither of the women could be reached for remark on Friday. Bieber’s representatives on Friday did not respond to requests for remark about the lawsuit.
The lawsuit reported the two girls were “striving to capitalize on the local weather of concern permeating the entertainment sector, Hollywood and corporate America, whereby it is open period for anyone to make any claim (no matter how vile, unsupported, and provably phony) about anybody without the need of consequence.”
Hundreds of gentlemen in enjoyment, business, athletics and politics have been accused of sexual misconduct given that the #MeToo movement became a cultural pressure in 2017.
Bieber, now 26, was uncovered at age 13 and has turn into a person of the world’s most well-liked musicians.
The lawsuit specific resort receipts, e-mail and information studies to assert that Bieber was not remaining at the lodge in Austin exactly where Danielle alleged that the 2014 assault had taken area.
It mentioned that Kadi’s accusation was fake and that she had fabricated her allegation “out of her wish for fame and awareness.”