Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber has been accused of sexually assaulting a lady in 2014 and he has defended himself by offering proof within the type of receipts, emails, social media and press experiences claiming that the alleged incident by no means occurred.
According to Variety, a lady posted from an nameless Twitter account over the weekend, claiming that the alleged assault occurred at a Four Seasons resort in Austin, Texas, on March 9, 2014 – which might have been the yr Bieber made a shock look on the South By Southwest (SXSW) music competition.
The pop singer known as the allegations “factually impossible” and likewise mentioned he’s planning to take authorized motion. “I don’t normally address things as I have dealt with random accusations my entire career but after talking with my wife and team I have decided to speak up on an issue tonight,” he wrote on Twitter on Sunday addressing the claims within the now deleted tweets.
“Rumors are rumors but sexual abuse is something I don’t take lightly. I wanted to speak out right away but out of respect to so many victims who deal with these issues daily I wanted to make sure I gathered the facts before I made any statement,” Bieber added.
The 26-year-old singer mentioned “there is no truth to this story” and shared the emails, receipts and articles displaying he stayed at an Airbnb on the night time of the alleged assault and at a Westin resort the subsequent night time.
According to Bieber, he stayed together with his then-girlfriend, singer Selena Gomez, and their associates on the time.
He additional mentioned that although it’s unattainable that the alleged incident passed off, he believes each sexual assault declare must be taken severely.
“Every claim of sexual abuse should be taken very seriously and this is why my response was needed. However this story is factually impossible and that is why I will be working with twitter and authorities to take legal action,” he mentioned.