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Justin Bieber Sued by Man Who Claims Star Smashed His Phone

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Justin Bieber performs at the 2016 Purpose World Tour at Staples Center on March 20, 2016 in Los Angeles.

A Houston man is seeking $75,000 in damages from Justin Bieber, alleging that the Canadian pop singer destroyed his cell phone as he videotaped Bieber unsuccessfully gulping from a beer bong at a club following a concert last month.

Robert Earl Morgan said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Harris County that Bieber, who played a show in Houston on April 9, scolded him, grabbed the phone and smashed it into pieces. Morgan, a sales director for an unidentified company, says he lost photos and important information.

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According to the suit, Bieber was "clearly a novice" using the funnel-like bong and spilled beer all over himself.

Bieber's manager, Scott "Scooter" Braun, did not immediately respond to an email message Wednesday from The Associated Press.

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