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Justin Bieber might not be happy about the recent allegations that he fathered a fan's 3-month-old son, but fans of the 17-year-old pop star are furious. His Beliebers have taken to Twitter to wish plenty of ill will on 20-year-old Californian Mariah Yeater, some even going as far as to make death threats!
"Maria Yeater blames Justin Bieber 'cause she's pregnant...Oh #ThatsWhatHoesDo," tweeted one fan named UnbrokenAriana. "Hoe.B--tch.Moneywhore.Slut...GO DIE B--TCH ;@."
The backlash started only hours after the controversy hit the Internet. Yeater claims that she had sex with Bieber after a Los Angeles show about a year ago. She is suing him for paternity and for financial support for the son she gave birth to three months ago.
The "Baby" crooner is currently promoting his new Christmas album and has been happily dating fellow pop star Selena Gomez since late 2010. Fans aren't too happy about the fact that these allegations are detracting from Bieber's time in the spotlight -- he was performing on Dancing with the Stars the same night this made headlines -- and are upset that Yeater "tried to ruin @justinbieber's happiness," as Twitter user BiebsInspires suggests.
"WAH B--TCH LEH THAT MARIA YEATER," tweets BrendaJaydnn143. "Not only is Justin affected, you bloody made Selena sad. Imma kill you I tell you."
To be fair, when pictures of Gomez and Bieber first hit the web back in January, the 19-year-old singer also received plenty of Twitter death threats from the legions of Beliebers. At least they seem to have finally accepted Gomez, and are defending her in this situation.
Bieber's reps released a statement refuting Yeater's allegations. "While we haven't yet seen THE LAWSUIT, it's sad that someone would fabricate, malicious, defamatory AND demonstrably false claims," reads the statement. "We WILL VIGOROUSLY PURSUE all available legal remedies to DEFEND AND protect Justin against THESE ALLEGATIONS."
Bieber, meanwhile, took to his own Twitter account to dismiss the claims, and to put the focus on Under the Mistletoe and how a portion of the proceeds will go to charity. "with this album Im giving portion of the proceeds to #charity ... Im trying to help #GIVEBACK..nothing will stop me from that focus. NOTHING," he wrote Wednesday. "so Im going to ignore the rumors...and focus on what is real. an opportunity to help by doing what i love. Judge me on the music! Love yall!"