In light of a recent allegation that Justin Bieber, 17, fathered a 20-year-old woman's baby, Bieber's rep is defending the singer in a statement to ET.
"While we haven't yet seen THE LAWSUIT, it's sad that someone would fabricate malicious, defamatory AND demonstrably false claims," said the rep. "We WILL VIGOROUSLY PURSUE all available legal remedies to DEFEND AND protect Justin against THESE ALLEGATIONS."
Mariah Yeater reportedly told Star magazine that she has filed a paternity lawsuit against Bieber, which calls for financial support from the pop superstar for a baby boy that she allegedly gave birth to three months ago.
While all of this was unraveling today, Bieber was performing on Dancing with the Stars. His new Christmas album Under the Mistletoe dropped today.