By Lanford Beard
Updated November 22, 2011 at 03:38 PM EST

Hoping to disprove alleged baby mama Mariah Yeater, Justin Bieber has taken a paternity test, reports People. Yeater dropped her paternity lawsuit against Bieber, 17, last week, but the 20-year-old didn’t preclude plans to pursue her claim beyond the courtroom. Bieber’s team previously avowed its plan to “vigorously pursue all available legal remedies to protect Justin and to hold those involved with bringing this suit accountable for their actions.” Bieber himself said earlier this month, “I know that I’m going to be a target, but I’m never going to be a victim.”

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