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You know what they say: it’s all fun and games until someone pulls a gun on a photographer.

As previously reported, a journalist named Jeffrey Binion accused Justin Bieber’s bodyguards of assault last week, stemming from an incident outside The Hit Factory in Miami.

Now Binion has filed a lawsuit against Justin and one of his employees.

Justin & Hailey at the Met Gala

He alleges that Justin was behind the attack, ordering a bodyguard named Hugo Hesny to throw the reporter against a wall and grab him by the throat.


Binion then says Hesny “displayed a gun” [holstered under his shirt]” while he and the other bodyguards swiped the memory card from his camera.

“Justin Bieber is now an adult, and he should act like one,” Binion’s lawyer tells TMZ. “He needs to learn that he cannot use bodyguards as weapons to harm innocent people. Bieber’s violent behavior toward photographers must end, and he should take responsibility for his actions.”

There are questions over whether Hesny is licensed to work as a bodyguard in the state of Florida and whether he has a permit to carry a concealed weapon there.

Binion is suing for bodily injury, pain and suffering, mental anguish and incurred medical expenses.

It’s unclear at the moment what actually took place here, of course, but Bieber was caught on tape last week, seemingly directing the attack of ANOTHER photographer.