A lawyer wants Justin Bieber to return to South Florida so he can ask more questions about the pop singer's ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, as part of a photographer's lawsuit against Bieber and his bodyguard.
Attorney Mark DiCowden says in the motion filed Tuesday that Bieber's attorneys wrongly prevented him from asking about Gomez during a March 6 deposition. DiCowden says the actress and singer was at previous altercations between Bieber and photographers.
During the deposition, Bieber got agitated during the questioning, particularly the lawyer asked about Gomez.
Bieber refused to answer questions about his on-again, off-again gal pal in the first deposition, and his lawyers criticized the questioning as irrelevant.
"Do you know Selena Gomez?" the attorney asked Bieber during the deposition. "Yes," Bieber replied. "You've been dating her at some point in time?" the lawyer asked before Bieber said, "What's relevant to that -- why are you asking that question?" They exchanged some more words before Bieber emphatically said multiple times: "Don't ask me about her again." By the end, Bieber and his attorney stormed out of the room.
Photographer Jeffrey Binion is seeking unspecified damages from Bieber and bodyguard Hugh Hesney over the June confrontation outside a Miami-area recording studio.
DiCowden wants a judge to order Bieber to return within 30 days.
Bieber also faces DUI and other charges in Miami.