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Justin Bieber phone tweet could end in lawsuit

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 24: Singer Justin Bieber speaks during interview with Elvis Duran for "The Elvis Duran and the Morning Show" at Bagatelle Restaurant on March 24, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Kevin Winter

Justin Bieber speaks during an interview with the "Elvis Duran and the Morning Show" on March 24, 2012, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS) DALLAS - According to authorities, pop superstar Justin Bieber sent out a tweet earlier this month with the message, "Call me right now,"and a Dallas phone number that substituted a question mark for the last digit.

Excited young girls began calling, and weeks later they're still calling - leaving the frustrated citizens attached to the numbers seeking legal advice, and ultimately, compensation.

CBS DFW reports Bieber sent out the tweet late Wednesday night, March 7. Dedicated fans found at least two numbers that rang through.

In one voicemail, a girl said, "Justin. I know you're there! Call me. I love you so much! I'm sorry I called so late. But, I just got your number. I love you. I love you. I love you so much. Please call me back!"

Twenty-one days after the incident, fans are still leaving messages declaring love for the young singer.

One of the people getting the calls, Kent, who doesn't want to use his last name, says he still gets calls at all hours.

"Recently, I'm even getting calls from India. They want Justin Bieber to come to India," he said.

His Dallas attorney, Emily Horton, is frustrated.

"It's been difficult getting substantive response from the Bieber camp. We're a little puzzled as to why," she said. Horton hasn't ruled out a lawsuit.

Dilcie Fleming is the other Dallas resident still receiving calls, though hers have slowed thanks to a greeting she immediately recorded on her phone: "This is NOT Justin Bieber's phone number. Please do NOT call again," it says.

Fleming says she doesn't want to sue Bieber. Instead, she just wants a letter of apology and concert tickets for her great granddaughter.

"I've got a great-granddaughter... she's in love with him," Fleming said with a chuckle.

Kent's attorney wants the Bieber camp to acknowledge the incident, help them slow the flow of calls and make sure it doesn't happen again.

  • Crimesider Staff

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