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Selena Gomez standing by Justin

2011-11-07 22:29
Los Angeles - Selena Gomez is "standing by her man" Justin Bieber.

The teen singer and actress left the US on Friday without her boyfriend, but sources insist they are "young and in love" and she is not concerned about Mariah Yeater's claims that Justin is the father of her son.

A source told "They're still together. Selena simply left the country because she had a scheduled appearance at the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) she's hosting. She is standing by her man."

Justin, 17, strongly denies that he is the father of 20-year-old Mariah Yeater's four-month-old son. Yeater claims she had a brief sexual encounter with Bieber in October 2010, following his performance at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.

On Friday he told the Today show: "Never met the woman. I'd just like to say, basically, that none of those allegations are true."

Yeater's previous paternity claim

It also emerged on Saturday that Mariah made a paternity claim against her ex-boyfriend and was later arrested after slapping him.

According to website TMZ, Frances Lippe said Mariah had been dating her grandson, John Terranova, in Las Vegas while in high school.

The pair had fought after Mariah claimed he was father to Tristyn and she hit him in the face, resulting in charges of battery.

Court papers show she was arrested on December 21 2010 on suspicion of battery domestic violence, injury/destroying property of another and making threatening telephone calls.

Justin joined Selena at the MTV EMAs in Belfast, Ireland on Sunday. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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