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Justin Bieber

Texans Threaten Legal Action

Over Phone # Prank

3/27/2012 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Justin Bieber
is a reckless, no good prankster -- this according to 2 people in Texas, who are now threatening legal action against the pop star ... claiming Bieber coaxed millions of people into harassing them over the phone.

In case you're not one of Bieber's nearly 19 MILLION followers -- the singer randomly Tweeted a phone number earlier this month with the caption, "Call me right now." But the number was missing the final digit ... leading hordes of teen girls to guess what it might be. The tweet was later deleted, but the damage was done.

As a result, two people in Texas -- an older woman named Dilcie and a man named Kent -- claim their phones have been ringing off the hook non-stop ... and now, they've lawyered up to force Bieber to pay for his actions.

The lawyer tells TMZ, her clients’ patience “wears thin” after receiving over 1,000 phone calls at all hours of the day -- and they want compensation for all the problems Justin caused with his “reckless” behavior.  
 
Suggestions from the legal team include: concert tickets for Ms. Fleming’s grandchildren, a Bieber apology, an endorsement for Kent’s upcoming online project ... and lastly ... money for any out of pocket expenses.

According to the lawyer, Justin better play ball ... or else.

78 COMMENTS

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1.

Fat Mike    

Just offer them $1,000 each and tell them to piss off. Everyone's out for a free ride these days

759 days ago
2.

Raymond    

Bieber is such a loser. Take him for all he has, he's a terrorist

759 days ago
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birdman    

I almost got a arrested for harrasment in junior high for spamming my girlfriends phone number. Biebs should get the same treatment

759 days ago
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Grouchy Smurf    

Deport him back to Canada.

759 days ago
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Lori    

Oh people get lawyers for the change in weather it's stupid. So what your phone rang... get over it. Yeah he should pay to have their phone numbers changed I agree, but what damage? Take the phone off the hook.

759 days ago
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campy    

Sounds like a legit complaint to me.

759 days ago
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Ace    

The last digit of the phone number is Bieb's IQ.

759 days ago
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GLaDOS    

As somebody that usually can't stand people looking to make a quick buck by suing celebrities over trivial or made-up nonsense, this sounds like a justified complaint to me. He knew his fans were going to end up calling these people and did it anyway just for a laugh. Getting thousands of phone calls essentially renders your phone line useless and pretty much guarantees you're going to have to change your phone number and that can be a hassle having to update everybody that knows you or your do business with. He needs to grow up and and face the consequences. I wonder how Selena Gomez dates this little kid. She could do a hell of a lot better. She needs to get with a real man.

759 days ago
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tenley    

Bieber's an a**. A couple years he sic'd millions of people on a noncelebrity with another tweet. For some reason TMZ finds it hilarious every time he does it -- encouraging him to do it again. It's really jaw-dropping the kind of harassment he inflicts on private people.

759 days ago
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Zombie Whitney Houston    

Somebody really needs to beat the hell out of this punk ass kid. He's not even remotely funny. His little "pranks" are always dumb and something a 12 year old would giggle at. He just needs a good ass kicking.

759 days ago
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jr.d    

That is what happens when fame and fortune are thrust upon you when you haven't paid your dues; a feeling of superiority, absolute power, impunity and immortality.

759 days ago
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Susan62509    

Appears Justin's fun eroded his common sense. Thankfully the two Texan's didn't have a medical emergency call by a friend or relative. Instead of Justin wanting to buy a new home, he should spend a few more years playing in Disneyland.

759 days ago
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Joan K    

Keep it up you little punk and someday you will dig yourself a hole too deep to get out of.

759 days ago
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kathy    

This Kent guy they are talking about is such a phony! They did a newspaper article the next day after him getting all these phone calls, and he was joking about it, saying he didnt have a problem with it, he said it was annoying, but thought it was quite funny, and now he wants to sue?? Greedy *******! I mean, i understand it would be frustrating to get these calls, but i wonder how much money they are asking for? probably thousands and thousands!! Then we will know they just want the money, like greedy americans usually do! How much would it really cost to get your phone number changed, that is the question? Where i live it costs nothing, its only the irritation of changing it so all your bill collectors know where to contact you!

759 days ago
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EJ TN    

mayn to hell wit this kid string him up talentless canadian punk that he is when he gonna get a real job

759 days ago
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