Justin Bieber, innocent idol or sneaky groper?

According to his rep, his fans, and even the girl he supposedly groped, it's the former. Though the picture that drove the world wild looks pretty clear cut (Justin "copped a feel" at a meet & greet with his fans in Miami last weekend), the teen heartthrob is anything but creepy: Melissa Victor, Bieber's publicist, told Fox News the singer did not grab the girl's chest, but was "moving his hand away from hugging her" as the picture was being taken.

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Jocelyn, the young lady in the photo who has since made it her avatar on Twitter, was in the eye of the storm, getting both heat and much support and admiration from fans. She used Twitter to clarify things for everyone:

And when diehard fans persisted, tweeted:

A little later, she gave an explanation as to what did happen:

And ended with an exhausted but reassuring:

Meanwhile, the Biebs' album "Believe Acoustic" went global two days ago and MTV predicts it will "debut at #1 on next week's Billboard chart. This marks his fifth chart-topper since he hit the scene." The album consists of acoustic versions of most of the 18-year-old's songs, plus three new tracks.

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