Justin Bieber is reportedly being sued for sharing a paparazzi photo on Instagram without credit
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Justin Bieber is reportedly being sued for sharing a paparazzi photo on Instagram without credit

Justin Bieber posted a paparazzi photo to his Instagram page without credit, and is now reportedly being sued, according to court documents obtained by E! News. The photo in question is still live on Bieber’s account with the caption: "Me and my guy @richwilkersonjr." Photographer Robert Barbera has reportedly since filed a lawsuit against Bieber for copyright infringement. He claims Bieber is guilty of "unauthorized reproduction and public display" of his photography and alleges that the singer did not have his consent to post the photo on Instagram. It currently has over 3.9 million likes and thousands of comments from fans. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Justin Bieber is reportedly being sued for sharing a paparazzi photograph of himself on Instagram. According to court documents obtained by E! News , photographer Robert Barbera has filed a lawsuit against the "Sorry" singer for copyright infringement over an image of his that Bieber posted in March. The photo shows Bieber and his friend Rich Wilkerson peering out of a car while the caption reads: "Me and my guy @richwilkersonjr" with no credit to the photographer. In the court documents, Barbera claims that Bieber is guilty of "unauthorized reproduction and public […]

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