Need To Know: Justin Bieber Charged With Assault, Austin Mahone Reveals Relationship Status

Our must-see stories include Bieber's legal drama and Mahone's love life.

Justin Bieber can’t seem to stay out of trouble. The “Confident” singer is dealing with more legal drama across the border while his ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, is rumored to be dating another young pop star. Here’s what you need to know on Thursday (January 30).

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Justin Bieber Turns Himself In On Assault Charge
Hours after debuting a video for his new single “Confident,” in which pants ride low and he uses what is maybe the worst pick-up line of all time, the Biebs was forced to face the music in a different way. On Wednesday, Bieber turned himself in to Toronto police in connection with an assault charge brought on by a limo driver who claims he was hit repeatedly over the back of the head. Charged with one count of assault, he’s scheduled to appear in Canadian court March 10. It’ll be the second time in front of a judge for him that month; the singer will be in Florida on February 14 to plead not guilty in the DUI charge he’s facing from last week.

Is Austin Mahone Dating Selena Gomez?
Rumors have been swirling for a few weeks now, so we decided to go straight to the source. On Wednesday, Mahone denied that he is dating Justin Bieber’s ex. “She’s talented, very beautiful,” he said of Gomez, before confirming that they are just friends. The rumor mill ran with it after spotting the two leaving the Beats Music Concert together last week, but rest assured, Mahomies: Austin is still singing solo. For now, anyway.

Kendrick Lamar Reacts To Macklemore’s Grammy Wins
Days after Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home the Grammy for Best Rap Album, and Macklemore posted a screen-shot of the text he sent to Kendrick claiming he had “robbed” him of the award, the good kid, m.A.A.d city rapper is responding with nothing but grace. “It’s well-deserved; he did what he did, man,” Kendrick told XXL. “Everything happens for a reason.” Does that mean a duet is in the works? We can dream.

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