Justin Bieber's street cred has just gone up another notch. The Bieb -- who was recently photographed smoking weed -- is now being sued for allegedly beating the crap out of an ex-member of the Israeli Army.
Moshe Benabou, who worked as Justin's bodyguard, claims that the Canadian bad-ass berated him and punched him in the chest multiple times during a disagreement. Moshe is seeking unspecified damages for assault and battery, as well as $420,000 in unpaid overtime.
Justin's people tell TMZ that Moshe is nothing more than a "disgruntled employee looking for money." They claim that the scrawny star hitting the hulking guard is "absurd." The Bieb, by the way, is five-foot-seven and 130 pounds dripping wet.
According to insiders, Moshe was fired, in part, because he had lied about working with Justin Timberlake.
According to the New York Times, Lindsay Lohan provided more drama behind the scenes of The Canyons than in the actual movie. Reporter Stephen Rodrick chronicled the project from start to finish, and what he witnessed was classic LiLo shenanigans. Here are the highlights: