Britain’s Conservative party is embroiled in a cash-for-access dispute after allegedly selling a meet-and-greet with Canadian singer Justin Bieber — without telling him first.
According to the London Sun, British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tory party sold a meeting with the Baby singer for £10,000 ($15,500) in order to raise money for party coffers.
The paper said a wealthy financier was the highest bidder at an auction held during the Tories’ annual Black and White Party fundraiser.
For his $15K, the businessman got exclusive backstage access for four teenaged girls after the pop sensation’s concert at London’s O2 arena on March 7.
But the 18-year-old Ontario native was not told of the deal, and the paper said party chiefs may have to return the money if Bieber refuses to participate.
Access to the star was donated by his U.K. record label, and the auction notes in a glossy advertising catalogue…
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