Bieber's team claims he was the victim of an Internet hoax.
A hacker is responsible for Justin Bieber's alleged N-word tirade on YouTube, the singer's camp told TMZ. The imposter started a page resembling Bieber's, and uploaded the song "What She Wants (2013)" featuring what sounded like the teen singing, "she wants me to be her n----."
Despite the racial epithet, the track netted more than 200,000 page views; 4,000 likes and 300 dislikes. It has since been removed from YouTube.
Bieber's people maintain that he had nothing to do with the song, and want it removed from Internet. But the pre-hacked song does have an owner. His name is Khalil Underwood, who tweeted this afternoon, "Justin Bieber never said the N word lol but I did cause it's my song."
Bieber, on the other hand, hasn't publicly addressed the mix-up.
As for the hacker, no one knows who is behind the scheme, yet.
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