Justin Bieber, Sofia Richie Cheating Story NOT True

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Justin Bieber Cheating Sofia Richie

By Shari Weiss

Justin Bieber Cheating Sofia Richie

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Justin Bieber did NOT “demand he can cheat” in his relationship with Sofia Richie, despite a report. Gossip Cop can correct the story.

In an “exclusive” published on its website on Friday, OK! blares, “Old Habits Die Hard! Justin Bieber Demands He Can ‘Cheat’ In Open Relationship With Sofia Richie.” The accompanying story claims the singer has told Richie “there’s no chance of an exclusive relationship, because monogamy is not the Biebs’ style!” According the outlet, “the 22-year-old told 18-year-old Sofia that he likes to date multiple women at once and if she’s down with it, she can remain in his roster.”

“However, two can’t play this game because Justin doesn’t allow his women to see other guys besides him,” alleges the tabloid. A so-called “source” is quoted as saying, “This is classic Justin, he’s free to hook up with other girls, but if Sofia so much as looked at another guy he’d go ballistic.” The article goes on to say that while “Richie is happy with the non-exclusive arrangement, her pals are worried she’s giving into Bieber’s demands way too much, though they claim she’s only with him to boost her music career.”

The alleged tipster says, “She’s totally under his spell and thinks he walks on water. Whatever Justin wants from her, he gets. If he says jump she says how high, nothing is up for debate with him and never has been — it’s his way or the highway.”

First off, Gossip Cop would just like to point out that the circumstances of Bieber and Richie’s romance, and whether they want to be in an open relationship, is nobody’s business but their own. Still, we checked in with a contact close to the situation, who summed up the OK! story as “crap.” It’s also worth noting that Richie needn’t use Bieber to “boost her music career.”

Not only is she currently focused on modeling and designing clothing, but given that her father is one of the most iconic musicians of all time, she certainly doesn’t need Bieber’s help with the music industry. And by the way, this tale comes from the sister outlet of Star, which falsely claimed this week that Bieber was scared of Sofia’s dad Lionel, who wanted to confront him over their relationship. That piece was crap, too.

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