TMZ on Monday released video of Justin Bieber's six-hour-long deposition. The pop star was being questioned as part of a lawsuit alleging he ordered his bodyguard to attack a photographer. And while it's no laughing matter, people Tweeted comical reactions to the singer's behavior.
An irritated Bieber, 20, is shown in the video getting angry when grilled about on-again girlfriend Selena Gomez.
"Don't ask me about her again," Bieber said repeatedly before having to take a break.
Another clip shows Bieber comparing the deposition to a Katie Couric or 60 Minutes interview.
Reactions to his behavior during the questioning has ranged from simple smirks to outrage for his apparent smug demeanor. Bieber defended his actions on Monday, and his fans responded with their support.
Starting a Kickstarter to get Justin Bieber slapped around after that deposition.— mariannegarvey (@garveyshuffle) March 10, 2014
Justin Bieber's deposition tape makes me want to see him used as a Pinata— Monathon Boss (@alastairrigby) March 10, 2014
Justin Bieber's deposition tape is working so much better than my morning coffee— Melanie (@meldeskin) March 11, 2014
Justin Bieber Acts a fool during his Court Deposition http://t.co/orhYtLZqhl— Power 107.5 (@Power1075) March 11, 2014
Parents make your kids unfollow this most obnoxious little prick.Justin Bieber battles lawyer in deposition video http://t.co/BgFo7O0gOc— Sebastian Roché (@sebroche) March 11, 2014
I watched Justin Bieber's deposition video. I'm surprised those lawyers could contain themselves from slapping his smug face— ✨Rue✨ (@la_merveille_) March 11, 2014
That Justin Bieber Deposition video, hahahahahahahaha. What an idiot— Julian Naidoo (@JulianNaidoo) March 11, 2014
@justinbieber no one can bring you down, your beliebers are here for you :)— shana (@secutebieber) March 10, 2014
Everyone always asks me "are you really still a Justin bieber fan?" And I'm like "yes because I know the real him and you don't"— Sharissa ♡ (@BelieberDays) March 11, 2014
YES I LOVE AND SUPPORT JUSTIN BIEBER. GET OVER IT— Carla (@KidrauhlsKoala) March 11, 2014