Mariah Yeater has dropped her paternity lawsuit against 17-year-old pop star Justin Bieber, court records show.
TMZ said Yeater, 20, rescinded her claim last week after Bieber vowed to take a DNA test to prove he was not the father of her 3-month-old son. Bieber’s legal team also threatened to sue her for making false claims against him.
The celebrity news Web site said the woman’s lawyers have since dumped her as a client.
Yeater said she became pregnant when she and Bieber had sex after a Los Angeles concert last year. The woman filed a paternity suit, requesting financial support for her son.
Mariah Yeater, the 20-year-old woman claiming to be the mother of Justin Bieber’s 3-month-old child has finally broken her silence and will appear on a pre-recorded televised interview airing in the U.S. on Monday (7th November 2011).
Speaking on The Insider, Mariah sticks by her story that she and Justin slept together backstage at the Staples Centre in 2010, resulting in the birth of her child Trystan. Yeater has had ample opportunity to drop her allegations after Bieber’s legal team belligerently vowed to fight her in court, but the 20-year-old is adamant she is bringing up the superstar’s child. She claims a security guard invited her into the VIP area at the Los Angeles arena, where Bieber, “immediately took a liking” to her. As for the romantic tryst itself, Mariah says, “We went, and on the walk to wherever his destination was, he asked, or he was telling me, that he’d like to make love to me, all sweet and cute and touchy”.
Refuting speculation that Selena Gomez had broken up with him, Justin arrived with his girlfriend in tow at last night’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Justin Bieber baby scandal gained momentum Thursday night when lawyers for Mariah Yeater claimed they have “credible evidence” that supports the pop star is the father of Yeater’s 3-month-old son Tristyn. During an interview on HLN, Lance Rogers and Matthew Pare said they have not disclosed the evidence in order to “give Justin Bieber an opportunity to resolve this.”
Pare said they were “left with no other choice” than to file a lawsuit demanding Bieber take a paternity test because the singer had previously refused to respond to Yeater’s requests for child support. When asked about the possibility that Bieber may take legal action against Yeater if her allegations are false, Pare said it is “highly unlikely based on the evidence we have, not all of which has been released to the media, by any means.”
Meanwhile, Bieber has continued to maintain his innocence. “Never met the woman. I’d just like to say, basically, that none of those allegations are true,” the singer said Friday on the Today show. “I know that I’m going to be a target, but I’m never going to be a victim.”