Woman Drops $9 Million Lawsuit Against Justin Bieber For Damaging Her Hearing

A $9 million (£5.8 million) lawsuit against Justin Bieber for allegedly damaging a woman's hearing has been dropped.

Woman Drops $9 Million Lawsuit Against Justin Bieber For Damaging Her Hearing
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Last summer there was the story about the woman, whose name is Stacey Betts, who accused the "Baby" singer of giving her "ear damage" after she attended one of his concerts with her daughter. In the lawsuit, Betts complained that the "heart-shaped aluminum/steel gondola" that lifted Bieber above the audience "created a wave-like effect of screaming by pointing into various sections of the arena". As a result, she claimed the "sound blast" left her with tinnitus and permanently damaged hearing. She also claimed that the pint-sized popstar made things worse by "enticing the crowd into a frenzy of screams by continuously waving his arms in a quick and upward motion". Now, according to NME, she has filed for the case to be a dropped as she could not find a lawyer and moving the case forward on her on was proving difficult. However, she reportedly stands by her claims. Earlier this month, it was reported that Bieber's former bodyguard was suing the singer for allegedly lashing out at him. Moshe Benabou's lawsuit against the Canadian singer seeks an unspecified amount in damages for the assault accusations and more than $420,000 (£260,000) in lost overtime and other wages, which he claims was owed to him.

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    CliffBurton321
    Maybe it wasn't so much the loudness of the concert as it was the quality of the music. Either way, this is just stupid.
    Jesus_Dean
    I never, ever thought I would be defending Bieber, but what's fair is fair... if you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen.
    ThatZachGuy
    I don't get it. Did she expect it to be a quaint little listening party? With quiet, respectable fans?
    mradubz33
    The damage was actually caused by her sticking a fork in her ears half way through the show.
    sonofgkex
    I thought it was because when she shot herself under the chin the bullet exited out her left ear.
    fatgleeson
    America - "I wonder who I can sue next"
    IrishConnor1994
    If I am ever harmed, as long as I can argue that I was dumb enough to not know better, and they never warned me, I can make money some money. It's pathetic how many people aren't too embarrassed to go to court and play stupid, or pretend to be more hurt than they are, just for the sake of being paid for being stupid.
    fatgleeson
    'IrishConnor1994' Ironic considering I am Irish too. Please move away to USA where you will be more welcome
    IrishConnor1994
    Really? Who knew it would get loud at a concert? I'm not even a fan, but from the clips I've seen on TV, even I can tell you there will be a lot of 8-12 year olds screaming and losing their shit.
    District
    That daughter will regret ever having brought her mother to her idol. How to be a good parent.
    curteramott
    there's a creature in Beowulf movie as far as i can remember who screams damn hard ... just din't know that creature is this one...