A woman has taken legal action against Justin Bieber for $9.23 million, claiming that her hearing was permanently damaged during one of his concerts.
Stacey Wilson Betts is suing the singer, his label Island Def Jam Records, the concert promoter and an arena in Oregon, according to documents published by celebrity website TMZ.
Ms Betts claims she now suffers from tinnitus after attending a concert in July 2010 with her daughter. She claims in the legal documents:
Ms Betts said the initial screaming from Bieber's fans was loud but when he went into the crowd in a "heart-shaped aluminum / steel gondola", the noise increased. She said of the incident: