Gab online about Bieber's house parties, pay $5M
Life is probably great when you're a coming-of-age pop star, but there's a risk your private life could be outed by social-media blabbermouths.
After several high-profile incriminating pictures hitting the Intertubes this year, TMZ reports that Justin Bieber wants all visitors to his Calabasas, Calif., mega mansion to sign a liability waiver restricting any social-media divulge about the goings-on behind closed doors.
The supposed waiver (PDF) isn't the friendliest welcome mat, as anyone with loose lips automatically gets pegged with a $5 million lawsuit -- plus they forfeit a few rights, including the ability to sue Bieber.
"Without in any way limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances will you divulge the details of you entering and being on the Property or engaging in the Activities by any means or through any media whatsoever, including without limitation, through photographs, video, blogging, texting, "tweeting" or posting any such information on any social-media site," says the alleged waiver.
Does anyone have a guess as to how long it will take before we hear about the first offending $5 million Instagram pic?
In case you're scratching your head at what "Activities" means, well, that's a doozy too. The supposed document states "participation in the Activities carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated completely, ranging from minor injuries to catastrophic injuries, including death."
The definition of activities seems broad, most likely crafted to cover any sort of accident, but the whole thing reads like a waiver to enter one of the murderous houses of the "Saw" movies. Whatever happened to the simple life, where a bunch of buds play video games and hang out by the pool?