Justin Bieber's bodyguards accused of threatening with gun

Jun 11, 2013, 03:06 IST | PTI

Teen pop star Justin Bieber's bodyguard Hugo Hensy has been accused of threatening paparazzi photographer Jeffrey Binion with a gun.

Binion recently filed a police report claiming the 19-year-old singer's security attacked him and stole his memory card after he tried to take photos of the star skateboarding outside the Hit Factory recording studio in Miami, reported TMZ Online.

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber. Pic/Santa Banta

He also claims Hensy threw him against a wall, held him by the throat and displayed a gun as the rest of the security team took the card holding all his camera images. Russell S Adler, representing Binion, said his client is now planning to damages.

"Justin Bieber is now an adult, and he should act like one. He needs to learn that he cannot use bodyguards as weapons to harm innocent people. Bieber's violent behaviour toward photographers must end, and he should take responsibility for his actions.

"No amount of fame or fortune justifies Bieber's shameful and outrageous conduct. To send him that message and deter his misbehaviour in the future, we will seek punitive damages against him as allowed by Florida law," Adler said.

During the incident, Bieber was caught on video screaming at his entourage to "grab that camera! Get that camera out of here." However, after the distressed snapper pleaded with him to return his property, the pop star responded with, "Alright, alright. I'm gonna give you your camera back. I'm gonna take your SIM card [sic] though." 

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