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Photographer Sues Justin Bieber for Posting Photo of Himself on Instagram

October 17, 2019
(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
A New York photographer is suing Justin Bieber for posting a copyright-protected photo on Instagram last March, Page Six reports. The seemingly innocuous photo shows Bieber with celeb pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr., who is wearing an orange cap, with the caption "Me and my guy @richwilkersonjr." In the suit, filed Tuesday in a Manhattan court, photographer Richard Barbera said the singer did not ask him for permission to use the image, and is seeking unspecified monetary damages. The post received more than 3 million like