Justin Bieber "Going to Ignore the Rumors" He Fathered Fan's Child

Celebrity News Nov. 2, 2011 AT 2:35PM
Justin Bieber "Going to Ignore the Rumors" He Fathered Fan's Child Credit: Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty

He's nobody's Bieber-daddy.

According to Star magazine, Mariah Yeater claims she had sex with Justin Bieber backstage at an L.A. show. The 20-year-old says three months ago she gave birth to the 17-year-old pop star's son. But Bieber and his team are setting the record straight on Yeater's shocking lawsuit.

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"It's sad that someone would fabricate malicious, defamatory AND demonstrably false claims," Bieber's rep told Us Weekly in a statement Monday. 

Bieber himself, who is promoting his newly released Christmas album Under the Mistletoe, addressed the controversy on Twitter: "So I'm going to ignore the rumors," he wrote. "And focus on what is real: an opportunity to help by doing what I love." 

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"Judge me on the music!" he added. "Love y'all."

A portion of the profits from Bieber's holiday album will go to charity. "I'm trying to help give back," he tweeted. "Nothing will stop me from that focus. NOTHING."

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Bieber's rep told Us the star and his team "will vigorously pursue all available legal remedies to defend and protect Justin against these allegations."

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