Rep: No Truth To Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Split Rumors
First Published: November 5, 2011 8:10 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez fans can rest easy – the teen power couple is still going strong.
Contrary to an online report on Friday, Justin and Selena have not split up, a rep for Selena told Access Hollywood on Friday night.
Rumors of the split came just days after a 20-year-old California woman, Mariah Yeater, claimed Justin was the father of her 3-month-old son.
Late Friday afternoon, it was reported Selena had dumped The Biebs in the wake of the scandal.
Yeater filed a paternity suit in San Diego Superior Court earlier this week, claiming she was 19 when she had a brief sexual encounter with a then-16 Bieber after one of his concerts last fall at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
During an interview on the “Today” show on Friday morning in NYC, Justin rebuffed the woman’s claims, claiming he had “never met the woman.”
“To set the record straight, none of it is true,” Justin told Matt Lauer on “Today.”
“I know I’m going to be a target, but I’m never going to be a victim,” Justin added. “It’s crazy, because every night after the show I’ve gone right from the stage right to my car. So it’s crazy that some people want to make up such false allegations.”
A source close to Justin also shot down rumors of the split on Friday night, telling Access that there was no truth to the rumors and the couple is still heading to Europe together this weekend for the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast.
Justin will be performing at the show while Selena will be the host.
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