May 7, 2013 |
A pair of R&B musicians have filed a $10-million copyright infringement lawsuit against Justin Bieber and Usher, claiming that Bieber's 2010 hit “Somebody to Love” was based on a song they wrote but were not credited for. Singer Devin Copeland, who performs under the name De Rico, and songwriter Mareio Overton filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court in Virginia, alleging that they pitched their song to Usher in 2009, heard nothing back,...
November 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday: Justin Bieber denies fathering a child with a 20-year-old woman who claims her baby is his. ( Radar ) Hugh Grant is a father to a new baby girl. But who's the mother? ( Los Angeles Times ) "New Girl" star Zooey Deschanel and her Death Cab for for Cutie husband Ben Gibbard have separated. ( Los Angeles Times ) Lindsay Lohan could head to jail for the fourth time after missing community service.
November 10, 2012 |
Looks like Justin Bieber needs somebody else to love -- a report says he and girlfriend Selena Gomez have split. Rumors have plagued the young pair for months, suggesting a growing distance as both of their demanding careers kept them apart. That reportedly checks out. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2012 "Because of their crazy schedules, it was getting harder and harder to maintain a relationship," a source told E! News' Marc Malkin. It seemed like only yesterday the Ministry spotted them bouncing around the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party, going public with a romance that sent their respective fan bases into a frenzy and significantly raised their profiles.
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January 28, 2014 |
Prosecutors have asked for further investigation into accusations that pop star Justin Bieber egged his neighbor's house in Calabasas, causing $20,000 in damage, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County district attorney's office said Tuesday. Authorities have been investigating allegations Bieber threw eggs at his neighbor's home in the 25000 block of Prado del Grandioso, causing the damage, this month. Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office, said the request for more investigation came during an informal review of the case thus far. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Bieber's home Jan. 15 in response to the allegations, during which eight people, including the singer, were detained.
May 23, 2012 |
It's one thing to land a celebrity as a commencement speaker upon graduation. When you're Justin Bieber, however, celebs stage the entire ceremony. This was the case on Wednesday as Ellen DeGeneres welcomed the pop star to perform his hit "Boyfriend," and threw in a last-minute surprise: a cap-and-gown rite of passage to celebrate Bieber's completion of his GED requirements. "I know you graduated two weeks ago and you really didn't have a traditional graduation ceremony. So I'm going to give you one right now," Ellen said (video clip below)
January 30, 2014 |
A toxicology report released after Justin Bieber's spate of legal troubles has revealed that the pop star had weed and prescription meds in his system when he was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., last week, according to reports out Thursday. The 19-year-old, who turned himself in to Toronto police on Wednesday in connection with a Dec. 29 assault incident involving a limo driver, tested positive for THC and Alprazolam, a key ingredient in anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax, TMZ reported , posting the results of the screening online.
October 1, 2012 |
And . . . scene. Justin Bieber's concert went off the script Saturday night in Arizona, just three days before he's set to begin a two-night stay at the Staples Center on Tuesday. (A disclaimer: Pop & Hiss isn't proud to post this. Even pop stars, after all, can get sick. But there's Bieber's name, dominating search engines -- and admit it, you're kind of curious. After all, we wrote, you clicked. We're all just minor players in Bieber's world.) The projectile moment below happened during "Out of Town Girl" at a Bieber concert in Glendale, Ariz.
September 18, 2012 |
Justin Bieber is a teen sensation. Pattie Mallette was a teen mom. Mallette, of course, is Bieber's mother. She writes about her difficult childhood in "Nowhere but Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom. " Of course, she also writes about the early years of her talented, heart-throbbing, chart-topping son. But first, Mallette's difficult years. "I've spent most of my adult life sifting through the tangled web of emotional wounds and the debris left by the darkness in my childhood," she writes.
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January 30, 2014 |
Calabasas Mayor Fred Gaines this week addressed rumblings that Justin Bieber may be considering moving out of his gated community amid a litany of charges the pop star faces between Florida and Toronto. Add to that Bieber's unpopularity in his own neighborhood, where residents have accused the teen of speeding, spitting, holding loud parties and even egging neighbors. Gaines told The Times that, despite the celebrity rumor mill, he had "no information about Mr. Bieber's intentions to remain in Calabasas or to move.
March 6, 2014 |
Perhaps you have heard of Justin Bieber, a young Canadian immigrant whose stated hobbies include hanging out with friends, skateboarding and doing "normal things . " Perhaps you've also heard of his music career. But did you know that Floridians could plausibly argue that they had a legal right to watch footage of Bieber urinating in a Miami Beach police station? For various reasons that involve possible drug use, possible drag racing and definitely high-powered media attorneys, this profound constitutional question had to be considered by a Miami-Dade County judge this week.