Celebrity News

Justin Bieber Wants Egging Deposition Sealed
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Justin-bieber new

Summary: Justin Bieber wants his egging deposition hidden from the public.

Bad boy entertainer Justin Bieber doesn’t want the public to know how bad he really is. The young singer has requested that his recent court deposition be sealed, TMZ reported, and he’s citing President Elect Donald J. Trump as his legal inspiration.


In 2014, Bieber’s neighbor in Calabasas, California sued him for allegedly egging his home. Jeffrey Schwartz said that Bieber terrorized him, not only by vandalizing his property but also by spitting on him. Bieber, 22, has already plead no contest to the egging charge, and he was forced to pay almost $80,000 in restitution.

At the time, Bieber released a statement that he was happy this matter was behind him, but apparently that wasn’t the case. Schwartz sued Bieber for the spitting in civil court, citing the “Baby” crooner inflicted emotional distress on him. Bieber fought back on this charge, and the litigation is pending.

As part of the civil lawsuit, Schwarz wanted to depose Bieber and Michael Arana, Bieber’s former bodyguard who is now living in Florida. Schwarz was so adamant for that testimony that he was willing to fly his lawyers there to grill him. To counter, Bieber demanded Schwarz and his wife undergo a mental evaluation to prove that they are still emotionally scarred from Spitgate and the great egging of 2014.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!

Bieber’s lawyers want to seal his deposition because they worry its release will become a media spectacle. They said that Schwartz’s emotional distress claim is baloney and that Schwartz was already paid off before.

Bieber’s lawyers then cited Trump as a shining example of a man who was allowed to have his court testimony hidden from the public. According to TMZ, they said that Trump was protected in the Trump University lawsuit and that sometimes privacy in lawsuits is a good thing.

Photo courtesy of My Republic

Source: TMZ

Do you think Bieber should be forced to be Schwartz for emotional distress? Let us know in the comments below.


Interesting Legal Sites You May Like




Search Now

Litigation Trial Attorney with 3-5 years of pleading experience


Seattle office of our client seeks litigation trial attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candi...

Apply Now

Corporate Attorney with mergers and acquisitions experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking a corporate attorney with 1-6 years of M&A, corporate finance, securit...

Apply Now

Staff Attorney with 4-6 years of trademark and litigation experience


Philadelphia office of our client seeks staff attorney ideally with 4-6 years of trademark prosecuti...

Apply Now

Patent Prosecution Associate


Chicago office of our client seeks patent prosecution associate with experience. The candidate shoul...

Apply Now


Corporate / Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH


Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate / commercial attorney to join its Lebanon o...

Apply now

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT


Downs Rachlin Martin seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial an...

Apply now

Business Law Associate | Burlington


Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy pr...

Apply now

Litigation Associate

USA-NY-New York City

Midtown Manhattan litigation boutique with diverse civil litigation practice seeking associate with ...

Apply now

Most Popular


To Top