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Harvey Weinstein Arraigned Again
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 Former Hollywood producer and co-founder of Miramax, Harvey Weinstein, is scheduled to be arraigned on an indictment in connection with his upcoming trial. In 2017, dozens of women accused Harvey Weinstein of rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse. The different accusations span a time period of at least 30 years. After these accusations became public, over eighty women in the film industry came forward with similar accusations. As of yet, the reasons for the new indictment have not been made public. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s spokesman, declined to comment on what the indictment is for. Weintstein’s attorney, Damon Cheronis said that Weinstein would be in court on Monday where, “He’ll enter a plea of not guilty because he is not guilty.” The district attorney’s office accusations are that Weinstein sexually assaulted two women, in 2006 and 2013. In early August, prosecutors sought to bring a new indictment that would allow jurors to hear testimony from a third, former Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra. Sciorra claims that… Read More
Kim Kardashian Continues Her Pursuit In Law
Updated: May 8, 2019 3:00 p.m. Most of the public were surprised to learn that famous reality star, Kim Kardashian West, was studying law, considering she’s taking an alternative route to becoming a legal attorney. West has avoided going to traditional law school and interning instead and has successfully got quite a few people out of jail because of it. Both Lawyers Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody confirmed that Mrs. West has worked on a campaign to free 17 people from federal prison in just 90 days. That’s considered more than most law school students do in three years. “Kim has been funding this project and (has been) a significant supporter of our 90 Days of Freedom campaign as part of the First Step Act, which President Trump signed into law last year,” Cody told sources. “We’ve been going around the country in courtrooms and asking judges to release these inmates.” Barnett is West’s attorney and co-founder of the Buried Alive Project. She and Cody will also be launching… Read More
Nipsey Hussle’s Brother Seek’s Control of His $2 Million Estate
Updated: May 11, 2019 Nipsey Hussle’s brother Samiel Asghedom, or otherwise known as Blacc Sam, has recently filed a petition to become the administrator of his brother’s multimillion-dollar estate. Asghedom claims no one was legally appointed to handle Nipsey’s fortune after he died without a will. According to legal documents, Asghedom is seeking to become the administrator of the estate that has an estimated value of more than $2 million. Asghedom claims that there has been an incline of business opportunities in the month that followed the murder of Nipsey. He also wants to ensure those business offers get pursued in a timely and proper manner. Asghedom writes: “[Nipsey’s] passing has created significant media attention, which, in turn, has presented potential time-sensitive business opportunities based on [Nipsey Hussle] ‘s likeness, right of publicity, and other intellectual property based on the media attention surrounding [Nipsey Hussle] ‘s exceptional life story and musical career.” As of now, a judge has not announced a ruling regarding the request of Asghedom. Top Rolling Meadows,… Read More
Britney Spears Restraining Order Against Ex-Manager Sam Lutfi Is Granted
Updated: May 8, 2019 1:25 P.M. Singer and songwriter Britney Spears has filed for a restraining order against her ex-manager Sam Lutfi. Documents obtained by sources claim that both the singer and her family were requesting a civil harassment restraining order against Lutfi, 44. According to the legal documents, Lutfi allegedly pretended to “have a professional relationship with Ms. Spears, even falsely claiming to have been her manager.” However, Lutfi got removed from the singer’s life back in 2009, when she got a three-year-long restraining order against him and later placed under conservatorship. The singer’s mother is now alleging that Lutfi is now once again causing a disturbance in both Britney and her family’s life. “Shortly after Ms. Spears checked herself into a mental health facility, Lutfi began a new campaign of harassment against Ms. Spears and her family,” the filing claims. “In the last week alone, Mr. Lutfi has made dozens of disparaging and threatening comments on social media and in interviews.” The documents contain many claims regarding Sam… Read More
Famous Actor Clint Eastwood Loses Lawsuit Over Antioxidant
Updated: May 2, 2019 / 9:12 PM In Manhattan, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a trust that was established by renowned actor, Clint Eastwood, who attempted to claim full ownership of a patent that was related to glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that is believed to help protect the body from potential cell damage. The Clinton Eastwood Trust sued Molecular Defenses Corp (MDC) last year, claiming that they had illegally acquired a patent that got derived from research of a late physician that the trust claimed it helped to fund. The actor was seeking ownership of the patents to be assigned to his 1988 Clint Eastwood Trust. In a court order granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss, the judge claimed that the actor had failed “to allege that the Eastwood Trust, or any of the other plaintiffs, have or ever had any interest in the ‘611 patent or the ‘381 application”. As there was no real reason for the Eastwood Trust to have any right to the patents,… Read More
R. Kelly’s Accuser Wins Civil Case
Updated: April 24, 2019 / 5:43 PM A woman wins a civil case after accusing R. Kelly of sexual abuse. She has won the case by default against Kelly after the singer failed to respond to her lawsuit and not showing up in court. The woman who accused Kelly of having sex with her repeatedly when she was 16 years old, filed the case in Chicago back in February, a day before Kelly was arrested and taken into custody on a total of 10 charges of sexual abuse. The woman is one of four accusers – three of which who were underage at the time of the alleged crimes – at the center of the criminal case against the singer, according to Jeffrey Deutschman, her lawyer. The woman who won the case is identified as “H.W.” in criminal court filings. The lawsuit claims Kelly first met the woman when she was only 16 years of age and initiated a sexual relationship that lasted longer than a year. On Tuesday, a… Read More
Chicago City Planning to Sue Jussie Smollett for Half a Million Dollars
Updated: 4/11/2019 3:37 PM PDT Chicago city is planning to release a hammer on Empire star, Jussie Smollett after pressing lawsuits against him. From this, he may go on trial effectively for allegedly being involved for the staged “attack” back in January. The City is demanding Smollett to pay upwards of a half a million dollars as reimbursement for all the costs the city paid during his case. As previously reported, the city threatened to sue Smollett if he didn’t pay $130k to cover the cost of investigating a case that was faked by him. The City of Chicago enforced a letter to Jussie’s team earlier this month, but they ignored the message entirely. The City stated that the cost of investigating the case was at least $130,000 in overtime, but now is requesting hundreds of thousands of dollars in addition to the $130,000 to cover attorney fees and added expenses. The City wants the judge to triple that amount to punish the actor. As reported, the lawsuit claims Smollett scoped out the specific… Read More
Phone Smashing Lawsuit Is Settled Against Conor Mcgregor
Updated: 4/8/2019 6:55 AM PDT UFC fighter, Conor McGregor now has one less legal issue he’s involved with after a man dropped a filed lawsuit against him for smashing his phone in Miami. It now appears there was a legal agreement established to put this incident to rest. As previously reported in the media, 22-year-old Ahmed Abdirzak sued Conor for battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress over the incident that took place on Match 11, at the Fontainebleau hotel. Abdirzak claimed Conor “flew into a rage and punched [Abdirzak’s] smartphone out of his hand” before “stomping on the phone repeatedly.” Abdirzak was suing for around $15,000. Now, recent court records reveal that Abdirzak has now filed new documents to dismiss his suit against McGregor with prejudice, which is to assume that the two have likely reached a settlement agreement. Because of Conor’s big fortune, it’s evident that the star could easily cut a cheque and put this matter to rest without needing to take legal action to defend… Read More
Chicago Suing Jussie Smollett After Repayment Deadline Passes
Updated: April 4, 2019 4:27pm Jussie Smollett, the actor who plays Jamal Lyon, the openly gay individual on the popular FOX series, Empire, had 16 total felony charges against him with potential years behind bars after allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself back on January 29. The case closed on March 26. On Wednesday, a deadline was placed on Smollett by Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuelfor. Smollett is required to repay the City $130,000 for the sum of costs of the investigation into the alleged attack against him, Chicago will also be suing the actor. “Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the City of Chicago for the cost of police overtime spent investigating his false police report on January 29, 2019, a spokesperson of the Midwestern metropolis said Thursday as it became EOD in Chicago. “The Law Department is now drafting a civil complaint that will be filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Once filed, the Law Department will send a courtesy copy of the complaint to Mr.… Read More
Prince’s Sister, Tyka Nelson, Owes more than 850k to Lawyers
Tyka Nelson, the sister of the late musician, Prince, is now owing three firms more than $850,000 who had been assisting her with the legal matters involving her brother’s estate. Prince, whose given name was Prince Rogers Nelson, died of an accidental drug overdose in 2016. A Minnesota judge is overseeing matters involving the late musician’s estate and has ordered Tyka Nelson to pay the grand sum of $855,723.07 to the three different firms who still haven’t received payment for their work. Tyka owes Plant, Gray, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett – which is a firm with offices located in Minnesota and Washington – $116,652.11 for representation from 2016; she also owes Holland & Knight — headquartered in Tampa FL — $717,254.37 for many months’ worth of work they provided. Lastly, she owes Barnes & Thornburg which are based in Indianapolis — $21,816.59 for uncompensated work they offered. Tyka Nelson attended the hearing at court without the presence of a lawyer at the time. In September, it was reported that Tyka… Read More
R Kelly Legal Team Requesting Foxx-Avenatti Communication
UPDATED: 4/1/2019 8:03 AM PDT Steven Greenberg, who is the attorney of R Kelly, wants to know more about Michael Avenatti’s relationship with Kim Foxx, who is the Cook County State’s Attorney. Greenberg spoke out to the media before the hearing, stating that he will be requesting all records of Avenatti and Foxx’s communications. Kelly’s legal team has already begun raising the federal charges against Avenatti’s for extortion. According to the motion filed Monday morning, Greenberg states that Avenatti bragged about his skill to put public pressure on the cooperation Nike, according to federal prosecutors. Greenberg continues to point out that Avenatti has publicly talked about numerous conversations with Foxx regarding the alleged sex tape. Foxx is also called out by Greenberg during the motion, mentioning that Jussie Smollett’s case shows she is “able to be influenced and wowed,” which was an apparent reference to Foxx’s discussion with Tina Tchen. Foxx ends up saving herself as a result of that communication. Avenatti’s responds to the motion by saying, “Greenberg is now trying to distract attention away… Read More
Rapper Nipsey Hussle Murdered
UPDATED: 4/1/19 8:37 A.M. ET Famous Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been confirmed dead on Sunday afternoon after a shooting in Los Angeles took place near a clothing store which he owned, according to a high-ranking deputy of the Los Angeles Police Department. The shooting also involved two other casualties who were caught in the blast, injuring both of them around the time of 3:20 p.m., according to the police department. The shooting took place in the territory of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard. The rapper and the two victims were then transported to a hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead (Nipsey Hussle) and the other two were in stable condition, according to LA police. In a tweet, the department stated that they had no information regarding the suspect that opened fire. The rapper’s last message on Twitter read: “Having strong enemies is a blessing.” Back in 2010, Hussle, 33, whose birth name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was the founder of his record label All Money In, which he… Read More
Live Nation being Sued by Neal Schon and His Wife Michaele
UPDATED: 3/27/2019 7:28 PM PDT Neal Schon, the guitarist in the band Journey, claims his wife, Michaele, was violently abused by a security guard while pictures were being taken of him performing during his concert. According to legal documents, Schon says Michaele, who became famous after crashing a White House dinner in 2009, was near the front of the stage during Schon’s Fort Wayne, Indiana concert back in 2017 when she physically attacked. Schon states his wife was, “violently assaulted and forcibly thrown into a PA system.” It’s not clear as to what exactly provoked the attack against her. Schon, who married Michaele in 2013, claimed his wife had suffered immense emotional distress over the incident that took place. He also claims to have suffered emotional distress, “as an artist,” and is now worried about his wife while performing with Journey. Schon is now holding Live Nation responsible for the affair that happened to his wife, claiming that they allegedly provided the security for the venue he was performing at.… Read More
Reporter Jenny SuShe Fires Back with Lawyers After a Forced Kiss by Kubrat Pulev
UPDATED: 3/28/2019 8:01 AM PDT Female sports reporter Jenny SuShe, who was kissed forcibly on the lips by Kubrat Pulev, the Bulgarian heavyweight champion has decided to take legal action by hiring Gloria Allred over the assault. SuShe, who is a reporter for the Vegas Sports Daily, was in a mid-interview with Pulev over the weekend when suddenly, the professional pugilist pulled her face in and planted a hard kiss on her lips. She then later described the incident over social media as “embarrassing” and “strange.” Pulev, who was excited after having just winning a match against Romania’s Bogdan Dinu in California, thought nothing of the kiss, claiming SuShe was a close friend of his. “You may have seen a clip of me kissing a female reporter after I won my fight on Saturday night,” he tweeted. “The reporter, Jenny is actually a friend of mine and after the interview, I gave her a kiss. Later that night, she joined me and my other friends at my post-fight celebration. On… Read More
NFL owners allowing Robert Kraft’s court case to play out
UPDATED: Updated 1:51 PM ET, Tue March 26, 2019 Robert Kraft, 77, is currently being charged with two counts of misdemeanor solicitation in Palm Beach County, Florida. Kraft was among more than 100 other people that were allegedly linked to several central Florida massage and day spa parlors, suspected to be fronts for prostitution after a month-long investigation had taken place. Robert pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him and denied any wrongdoing. The billionaire has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Thursday, but it’s still unclear on whether he will still be attending the proceeding in person. “I am truly sorry,” Kraft said in a Saturday statement. “I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard.” Police officials allege that Kraft was recorded on one of the day spas surveillance cameras in Jupiter FL, paying for and receiving sexual acts from women. Kraft and the 14 other men involved have… Read More
Jussie Smollett charges dropped
UPDATED: 2:21 p.m. ET, March 26, 2019 Jussie Smollett charges dropped Jussie Smollett, an actor of the popular tv show “Empire” was indicted earlier this month on a total of 16 different felony counts after authorities claimed the star filed false reports of a crime against him. The prosecutor charged Smollett, 36, with a total of 16 counts of disorderly conduct. In January, the actor reported to the law enforcement that he was attacked in Chicago in an incident that accumulated with a noose around his neck. The police of Chicago investigated the case and reported it as a possible hate crime. The indictment stated that Smollett explained to the authorities that he was assaulted by two men who shouted homophobic and racial slurs at him during the attack which took place at 2 a.m. After the police detained the two related suspects by the police in mid-February, police officials released a statement to the public stating that they suspected Smollett knew both men and had supposedly paid the men… Read More
Bethenny Frankel breaks down in tears during custody battle in Manhattan Supreme Court
UPDATED: March 25, 2019 | 12:55pm On Monday, March 25, the “Real Housewives of New York City” star, Bethenny Frankel, put her emotions on display in the Manhattan Supreme Court while recalling the times her ex-husband, Jason Hoppy, used FaceTime to verbally and emotionally abuse her, often two times daily. The couple is going through a rough custody battle over Bryn, their 8-year-old daughter. Bethenny Frankel testified against Jason Hoppy’s alleged harassment and verbally abusive behavior and detailing the events that took place during a FaceTime call that took place back on May 9, 2015. “The circumstances were I was trying to FaceTime Bryn … and I have experienced basically every day Jason using it as a tool to harass me or abuse me or taunt me and on that day, I recorded our correspondence,” Frankel explained. Frankel also explained that it was Mother’s Day and it was also her daughter’s birthday weekend, and when Frankel requested Hoppy to speak with their daughter, he allegedly snapped, “Keep recording me, you’ve… Read More
Hoping to turn a new page, Dan Peres named Gawker’s new editor in chief
UPDATED: 2019-03-21 12:00 PM Journalist Dan Peres has been named as the editor in chief of Gawker.com by it’s parent company, Bustle Digital Group. This is the latest move in leadership’s attempt to revive the boundary-pushing news and commentary website, which went dormant during a high-profile legal battle. Now, under Mr. Peres, who was the editor in chief of Condé Nast’s men’s fashion magazine, “Details” for 15 years, the site is expected to relaunch later this year. The new leadership emphasizes that the new site will not be a “Gawker 2.0” — meaning relics of the old site’s reputation like a brash writing style and bold publishing standards, will not be the foundation for the relaunch. “In the later years they probably took things too far,” Mr. Peres said. “There was a lot of gratuitous meanness and sort of misguided decision-making.” Peres sees this relaunch as an opportunity to edit down some of the misguided salaciousness, and reinvigorate some of the “great things that they did” in the past. However,… Read More
SF Giants CEO, Larry Baer, won’t face prosecution for fight with wife
UPDATED: 2019-03-20 12 PM San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer does not face any charges as a result of a physical altercation with his wife, Pam, that was caught on tape. Sources say that officials thoroughly investigated the altercation and ultimately determined Baer’s action’s did not constitute a crime. The SF District Attorney’s office gave the following statement to reporters from TMZ… “After a careful review of the relevant evidence, including multiple videos, statements from several witnesses and the parties themselves, the evidence does not support filing criminal charges.” In the video recording, Baer can be seen in a physical altercation with his wife in a public park where Pam is ultimately knocked to the ground in a struggle to pry a phone out of her hands. In the recording, she can be heard yelling, “Oh my god. Help!” As a result of the incident, Larry has taken a leave of absence from his job with the Giants while cops and the MLB investigate the situation. He as also has… Read More
Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros., is Leaving
UPDATED: 2019/03/19 12:00 PM Kevin Tsujihara has been with Warner Bros. for 25 years and has contributed to many of their greatest successes. In fact, among the many feathers in his cap, he has helped create a winning formula for a once-struggling Disney Marvel label, bringing in successful movies like Wonder Woman in 2017 and Aquaman in 2019. In 2013, Kevin Tsujihara became the CEO of Warner Bros. However, the Hollywood Reporter recently published an article that exposed text messages between Tsujihara and actress Charlotte Kirk. In these texts, it was revealed that because of an apparent sexual relationship between the two, Tsujihara would push for the actress to get film auditions. While Kirk has been featured in several Warner Bros. films—How To Be Single and Ocean’s 8—Tsujihara’s attorney has stated that Tsujihara did not have any direct role in hiring her for either of these positions. In addition to the success he brought to the table with Warner Bros. movies, Tsujihara can also be credited with much of the… Read More
The National Enquirer Pays to Leak Jeff Bezos Story
UPDATED: 2019/03/19 12:00 PM The story broke news in January 2019 that Jeff Bezos (Amazon billionaire) was having an affair with Lauren Sanchez Whitesell. The National Enquirer printed an 11-page spread detailing numerous intimate text messages between the couple and even drew in a greater audience by stating that they had incriminating nude images with Bezos. The question on everyone’s minds, however, is how did the National Enquirer come to possess these images? To answer this question, The Wall Street Journal recently published an article discussing their investigation into the matter, presenting evidence that shows Lauren Sanchez Whitesell’s brother—Michael Sanchez—at the heart of the leaked texts and pictures. An unknown source spoke with the WSJ, stating that the National Enquirer paid Sanchez $200,000 in exchange for information on his sister’s affair with Bezos, including evidence of their secret relationship. Other news sources state that he gave up this information for an even heftier price tag of $250,000. In fact, the WSJ is not the first to point a finger at… Read More
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty on 16-Count Indictment
UPDATED: 2019/03/14 6:00PM Jussie Smollett pled not guilty to the 16-count indictment against him. Smollett was charged by the State’s Attorney’s Office with a felony of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report. In an indictment that his attorney called “overkill,” the grand jury handed up two sets of charges: One for Smollett’s initial report to Chicago PD and the other charges are for his second interview with the police. The brothers involved in the staged attack on Smollett told grand jurors that Jussie hired them. The brothers were caught on camera buying supplies before the incident and said that Smollett drove with them ahead of the incident to scout the location and rehearse the attack. Smollett is set to be back in court in mid-April and has been advised that he must be at every court date moving forward. He is allowed to travel to LA and NY for meetings with his legal counsel, but must notify the court 48 hours in advance before traveling. He must also… Read More
50 People Charged in Largest College Admissions Scam Ever Persecuted
UPDATED 2019/03/13 2:00PM Well-known businessmen, wealthy parents, coaches and actresses are among those charged in a massive college cheating admission scandal. The case is being called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted. In the scam, parents paid a college prep organization, Key Worldwide Foundation, to take entrance exams on behalf of students or correct their answers. The organization also allegedly bribed college coaches to help admit students into college as recruited athletes regardless of their abilities. Felicity Huffman, an Academy Award nominee, has been charged with felony conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud and was arrested without incident at her LA home. She appeared on Tuesday in a federal court in LA and her bond was set at $250,000. She also surrendered her passport. Allegedly the actress paid $15,000 to facilitate cheating on her daughter’s SAT. She allegedly discussed the scheme in a phone call with Lori Loughlin. Loughlin is another one of the big names involved along with her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli.… Read More
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Indicted in College Admissions Bribery Case
UPDATED 2019/03/12 4:00PM Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman and Full House actress Lori Loughlin have been charged along with 48 others in a bribery scam that involves some of the most elite colleges in the United States. The charges against the actresses include conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Huffman has been arrested and is in custody, but will be released on a signature bond. According to court records, the actresses and others allegedly bribed people to get their children into various schools. Some of the bribes were to the tune of $6 million. The schools involved in the case include Stanford, UCLA, Stanford, Georgetown, and others. The alleged scam was unearthed after authorities found a California businessman who ran an operation that helped students get into the schools of their choice. Parents would pay the man money that he would then pass along to an SAT or ACT administrator or college athletic coach. In some cases, the money would go to a coach, the coach… Read More
Conor McGregor Posts Bail After Smashing Fan’s Phone in Miami
UPDATED 2019/03/12 4:00PM MMA fighter Conor McGregor has been arrested again. The pro fighter was brought in for allegedly smashing the phone of a fan outside of a hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. According to TMZ, at 5AM Monday morning, Conor and the owner of the phone were walking out of the hotel at the same time, at which point the fan attempted to snap a picture of McGregor. McGregor did not take too kindly to the impromptu photoshoot and slapped the victim’s phone out of his hand, which caused the phone to fall to the ground. Then, McGregor stomped on the device multiple times, damaging it. He finally picked up the phone and walked away with it. The incident was captured on a surveillance video. McGregor apparently went back to the home he is staying in while in Miami. The alleged victim filed a report with the police, who then went to the home and arrested him in the evening. McGregor was booked for robbery/strong arm and criminal mischief… Read More
Michael Jackson’s Statue Removed from Museum, Music Dropped From Radio After Airing of Leaving Neverland
UPDATED 2019/03/07 2:00PM The HBO Documentary Leaving Neverland is proving to have consequences for Michael Jackson, even though he is not around to witness them for himself. Radio stations in New Zealand and Canada have decided to drop Jackson’s music from their playlists, citing the new accusations of abuse by the late pop star as reasons for the decision. Many fans of Jackson’s have expressed sympathy for the victims, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who accuse the singer of sexually abusing them over a period of several years, and the radio stations explain that they only play music that their listeners want to hear. Right now, that is not Michael Jackson. Jackson’s statue was also removed from Britain’s National Football Museum. The statue has been displayed since 2014, but was removed this week in the wake of the documentary. A spokesperson said of the decision, “As part of our ongoing plans to better represent the stories we want to tell, we have made a decision to remove the Michael Jackson… Read More
Ryan Seacrest Wants to Be Left Out of Blac Chyna’s Kardashian Law Suit
UPDATED: 2019/03/06 8:00PM Ryan Seacrest’s legal team has filed new legal documents explaining the reasons why he should not have to sit down for a deposition by Blac Chyna’s team. Chyna sued the Kardashian family, claiming that, in order to have her reality show Rob & Chyna cancelled, they threatened E! with pulling their very successful Keeping Up With the Kardashians from the network. Now, Chyna is going to Seacrest’s production company, asking for documents for their suit. Seacrest’s team says that they gave over 800 pages worth of documents proving that he is not directly involved with the case in any way. Chyna’s team, however, will not let up, saying that Seacrest’s single tweet congratulating Rob Kardashian on the second season of Rob & Chyna getting picked up, proves his involvement. Seacrest’s team says that Chyna has not articulated a direct connection between the tweet and her suit. Seacrest is now fighting back and wants Chyna to give him $2,460 for wasting his time.
Oprah Winfrey Airs Interview With Michael Jackson’s Leaving Neverland Accusers
UPDATED: 2019/03/05 3:00PM After the controversial airing of HBO’s “Leaving Neverland,” a documentary that details two men’s experiences being abused as children by Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey conducted an interview with the two men. Winfrey sat down with the two men accusing Jackson of childhood sexual abuse, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, and director Dan Reed. The hour-long interview aired on the OWN network and the studio audience was made up of sexual abuse survivors, supporters and family members. Jackson’s estate has vehemently denied the accusations and called both Robson and Safechuck liars. Oprah told the audience that she expects backlash. She said, “I know people all over the world are going to be in an uproar and debating whether or not Michael Jackson did these things and whether these two men are lying or not lying. But for me, this moment transcends Michael Jackson.” It is much bigger than any one person. This is a moment in time that allows us to see this societal corruption. It’s like a… Read More
Brothers Involved In Jussie Smollett Hoax Issue Apology, Say They Have “Tremendous Regret”
UPDATED 2019/03/01 3:00PM Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo, the two brothers involved in what police are calling a staged hate crime against Empire actor Jussie Smollett have issued a public apology through their lawyer saying that they have “tremendous regret” for their part in the situation. The brothers were initially arrested as suspected attackers after Smollett reported that he was attacked by two men who shouted homophobic and racial slurs, doused him with bleach and left a noose around his neck. Police now believe that Smollett paid the brothers $3,500 to stage the crime “because he was dissatisfied with his salary.” Smollett is charged with felony disorderly conduct. Attorney Gloria Schmidt said in a statement, “My clients have tremendous regret over their involvement in this situation, and they understand how it has impacted people across the nation, particularly minority communities and especially those who have been victims of hate crimes themselves.”
R. Kelly Leaves Jail After Posting $100,000 Bail
UPDATE 2/26/2019 Robert Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail on Monday, February 25th, 2019 after posting a $100,000 bail that will allow the R&B singer to go free while he awaits his trial. He was being held on charges that he sexually abused four people, including three underage girls. As a condition of his release, Kelly is forbidden from having any contact with women younger than 18. The judge set bond at $1 million, meaning that Kelly only had to post 10 percent of that amount in order to go free. Court records show that a 47-year-old woman posted the bail, identifying herself as “a friend” of Kelly on the bond slip. UPDATED 2019/02/25 R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Monday, February 25th, 2019 to 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He has not yet posted bond, which was set at $1 million and his lawyer, Steven Greenberg said that the singer is being held in the jail’s hospital for security reasons. He also told reporters… Read More
R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse of Four Victims, Three of Them Minor
UPDATED 2019/02/22 5:00PM Kelly has been indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois. During a press conference, Kimberly Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney announced the charges, saying that a grand jury indicted the singer on 10 counts involving four victims identified as “H.W.,” “R.L.,” “L.C.” and “J.P.” Three out of four of the victims were under the age of 17 at the time of the alleged incidents. The incidents took place in the years between 1998 and 2010. The statute of limitations has not run out on the alleged incidents. Foxx noted that each count is a Class 2 felony in Illinois and carry a potential sentence of three to seven years. Kelly has been facing allegations of assault for decades, but the full extent of his actions was brought to light with a docuseries Surviving R. Kelly in which some of his victims outlined and described his alleged physical, emotional, sexual and psychological abuse.
Kim Kardashian Suing Fast-Fashion Brand for Using Her to Sell Their Knockoff Clothes
UPDATED 2019/02/21 Kim Kardashian has long been critical of fast fashion brands who use her iconic high-end style to create cheap knockoffs versions, but now she is taking that criticism a step further by taking one of those brands to court. Kardashian filed a lawsuit against Missguided USA, an online retailer that sells outfits that are very similar to those worn by celebrities, for using her name and image without her permission to advertise those knockoffs. In the lawsuit, Kardashian cites multiple examples of when Missguided posted its own versions of an outfit Kardashian wore and posted herself on Instagram within days or hours of her posting. She included side-by-side examples. Kardashian also claims that Missguided usually tags her in the posts and uses photos of her to advertise the clothes, which she says is akin to false advertising and gives their customers the idea that she’s working with the company directly. According to TMZ, Kardashian is planning to file many more lawsuits against these fast fashion brands. Kardashian is… Read More
Jussie Smollett Case Will Go Before Grand Jury
UPDATED: 2019/02/17 1:00PM Jussie Smollett told Chicago police on January 29th that he was attacked by two men in an apparent hate crime, but his story has since come under fire. Sources have alleged that Smollett paid his friends to stage the attack. Now, the case is going to a Grand Jury, but it has not been established who is facing charges or what those charges are. Police arrested two brothers, Abimbola and Olaginjo Osundairo after they were captured on security footage, but they were released days later without any charges. The police then said that they had “shifted the trajectory of the investigation.” They are currently determining if magazines found at the brothers’ homes are connected to a letter sent to Smollett weeks before the attack. Smullett had originally told the police that he wanted to press charges and sign complaints against his attackers, but once the brothers were arrested, he changes his tune. He said that he knew them and felt back for them. It is alleged that… Read More
Prosecutors Recommend Reduced Time for Tekashi 6ix9ine
UPDATED: 2019/02/17 1:00PM Tekashi 6ix9ine was facing a minimum of 47 years and a maximum of life in prison after being charged with nine federal counts that included firearms offenses, narcotics trafficking, racketeering, and conspiracy, but under the terms of his recent guilty plea, he could get out of jail as early as 2020 According to a newly unsealed plea deal, because the rapper gave complete cooperation, the US Attorney’s Office has agreed “not to prosecute the defendant for the crimes set forth in Counts One through Nine.” They have also agreed that “should the defendant successfully cooperate, the government…will file at the time of sentencing a motion…for a sentence below the mandatory minimum.” A federal judge will determine his sentencing during a hearing scheduled for January 2020. He will also be eligible for witness protection.
Prince Philip Involved in Car Accident
UPDATED 2019/02/08 While in Sandringham, England on January 17th, 2019 enjoying the end of the holiday season with his wife Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a car accident in which his vehicle, a Land Rover, overturned. Prince Philip, who is 97-years-old and has had a few health setbacks lately, had not been seen at public events in several months at the time of the crash. The photos of the crash make the situation look quite serious and the damage to the vehicle looks very severe. An ambulance was called to the scene to treat the Duke of Edinburgh’s minor injuries. Those at the scene reported that there was blood at the scene. Buckingham Palace released a statement about the accident saying, “The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon. The Duke was not injured. The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate.” A retired lawyer, Roy Warne, was the first on the scene and helped… Read More
The Dark Side of Making Dreams Come True – Ryan Adams Accused of Teasing Fame for Sexual Favors
UPDATED: 2019/02/15 12:00 PM For nearly two decades, Ryan Adams, a prolific singer-songwriter, has been praised as a creative genius and a respected industry tastemaker. With over 16 albums and 7 Grammy nominations to his name, it’s not too far fetched to learn that his career is littered with big name collaborations like Willie Nelson, Tim McGraw, John Mayer, etc. It’s also known that he has taken a special interest in bolstering the trajectory of female artists, especially younger ones. Often championing many of them onstage, on social media, and even in the studio — an arena where his help and approval can mean the difference between a career in music or not. However, seven of these female artists and dozens of associates are now saying that Adams’s golden ticket was not without strings. Among those describing a pattern of manipulative behavior in which Adams teased career opportunities while simultaneously pursuing a sexual element to their relationship, is his former wife, singer and actress Mandy Moore. Moore states that “Music… Read More
Up and Coming Rapper Charged with The Murder of His Friends
UPDATED: 2019/02/15 12:00 PM Though publicly mourning the loss of two of his close friends, Anthony Williams and Christopher Thomas Jr., on Instagram who died in October, YNW Melly, a rising Florida rapper, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with two counts of murder. Police say that YNW Melly fatally shot his friends and then staged the crime scene to look like a drive-by shooting. The arrest of YNW Melly, whose legal name is Jamell Demons, delivers a seemingly significant halt to what what appeared to be an up-and-coming career, to include a just beginning concert tour across the country, a recent collaboration with famed artist, Kayne West, and his Instagram was full of the trappings of hip-hop stardom. The investigation turned toward YNW Melly after another member of his posse, Cortlen Henry, gave a statement to police in which the facts discovered during the preliminary investigation did not match what was being presented to detectives. Further investigation and forensic evidence found that YNW Melly shot and killed Williams and… Read More
Cosby Claims He is a Political Prisoner — Shows No Remorse
UPDATED: 2019/02/14 12:00 PM In a statement given by Bill Cosby — his first since his incarceration — the famous comedian and television star blames his imprisonment on a covert political agenda, subtly comparing himself to Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Randal Robinson, and Dr. Benjamin Chavis,” and says he’ll never have remorse for his crimes: “My political beliefs, my actions of trying to humanize all races, genders and religions landed me in this place surrounded by barb wire fencing, a room made of steel and iron,” the comedian said in a statement released by press spokesman, Andrew Wyatt. Cosby’s long and winding path to his conviction last September began in 2004 when Andrea Constand accused him of sexual assault. A decade later, many other women came forward with accusations that Cosby had drugged and assaulted them in similar incidents over his career as a powerful celebrity. Cosby now faces 10 years behind bars as result of the Constand case — the only one to be brought… Read More
$100 Million Dollar Suit Filed Against Kim Kardashian for Breach of Contract
UPDATED: 2019/02/13 1:00PM Kimoji creator, David Liebensohn, has filed a $100 million suit against Kim Kardashian, claiming he and his business partners created an app called CensorOut that caught Kardashians attention, and they eventually agreed to team up on an app that provided users with a library of animated emojis and GIFs of her and her famous family. However, in his lawsuit, Liebensohn says in August 2014, about the time Kim Kardashian filed for the trademark separately (citing that it would simplify the process and expense for Liebensohn by filing that way), Kardashian informed the company that one of the partners had shared some of her personal information. She used this alleged incident to back out of the deal. While Liebensohn cite’s lost profit and contract breach as his justification for the 9-figure total in damages, Kardashians lawyers stated to TMZ, “The lawsuit filed against Kim Kardashian is ridiculous and absurd. The parties entered into a binding settlement agreement 2014 in which Kim gave up multi-million dollar claims against Mr.… Read More
Amazon Billionaire Jeff Bezos Says Publisher of National Enquirer Tried to Extort Him
UPDATED: 2019/02/08 10AM Amazon billionaire and world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, is going through what is turning out to be a very public (and potentially record-breaking) divorce and it looks like he has a target on his back. In a tell-all blog post published by Bezos on Thursday, February 7th, 2019, Bezos alleges that AMI, the publisher for The National Enquirer, attempted to extort him. He alleged that AMI threatened to release compromising photos of him and he even included what he said were emails from AMI detailing “extortion and blackmail.” In a post on Medium titled No thank you, Mr. Pecker (who is AMI’s chairman and CEO), “Something unusual happened to me yesterday. Actually, for me it wasn’t just unusual — it was a first. I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse. Or at least that’s what the top people at the National Enquirer thought. I’m glad they thought that, because it emboldened them to put it all in writing. Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve… Read More
Kardashians Come Out On Top In Cosmetics Lawsuit, Win $10 Million
UPDATED: 2019/02/05 It’s not easy keeping up with Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, but we’ll simplify it: The famous sisters won in a lawsuit brought against them by Hillair Capital Management three years ago. Hillair claimed that they sunk $10 million into a “Kardashian Beauty” line and that the sisters totally shirked their licensing deal. The sisters insisted from the start that they had nothing to do with a “Kardashian Beauty” line, rejecting Hillair’s claims and ordering the company to pay the trio $7.2 million plus $3.2 million in interest. It looks like the Kardashians’ attorney thinks that Hillair is going to fight the decision. They’ve filed to have the $10 million award locked in by the Los Angeles Superior Court.
21 Savage Taken Into Custody By ICE Officers After Overstaying His Visa
UPDATED: 2019/02/04 2:00PM Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage, real name Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was taken into federal immigration custody early Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. The rapper was arrested by ICE in a targeted operation in Atlanta that involved both local and federal law enforcement officers. 21 Savage is a British citizen who not only overstayed his visa, but also has a felony conviction. He entered the United States legally in 2005, but his visa expired in 2006. He has been in the country illegally since then, and was convicted on felony drug charges in October of 2014. He has been placed in deportation proceedings in federal immigration court, but his attorney said, “We are working diligently to get Mr. Abraham-Joseph out of detention while we work with the authorities to clear up any misunderstandings.”
Tekashi 6ix9ine Cooperating With Feds, Pleads Guilty to Nine Charges
UPDATED: 2019/02/01 Tekashi 6ix9ine has pleaded guilty to nine charges stemming from his role in a violent drug-trafficking gang in New York. The 22-year-old rapper and Instagram sensation was initially indicted in November 2018 and was facing the possibility of life in prison. He entered the plea on January 23rd, pleading guilty to charges including multiple counts of racketeering, conspiracy, firearms offenses and narcotics trafficking. It is unclear how this affects his sentencing. The rapper admitted in court that he was a member of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods and said that he helped other gang members rob people at gunpoint and, in one case, admitted to paying a person to shoot at a rival in an attempt to scare him. Federal documents were unsealed this week and, according to the files, Tekashi 6ix9ine was involved in dealing heroin, fentanyl, ecstasy, amphetamines and marijuana. The conspiracy charges consisted of multiple acts of murder, robbery and extortion. If 6ix9ine cooperates with the authorities, the federal government has agreed to write to… Read More
Louisa Moritz, Actress and One of the Women Who Accused Cosby of Sexual Assault, Dies
UPDATED: 2019/01/31 3PM Louisa Moritz, an actress best known for her role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s’ Nest died at the age of 72, attorney Joseph Cammarata confirmed. Moritz is just one of the women who accused Bill Cosby of assault. Moritz came forward in 2014 and alleged that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1971 before an appearance on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, joining six other women filing a federal lawsuit against the now disgraced actor. The women all accused Cosby of sexuall abusing them and then using his power and position in the industry to defame them and label their stories as lies. Moritz’s death will not affect the lawsuit–her estate will now take her place in the case. Her depositions have already been taken and, as her attorney points out to The Post, “You can prove it by way of other people: “Oh yeah, Louis told me XYZ,” as well. Moritz’s attorney is looking to continue forward with the case at the next hearing on February 28th.… Read More
Chicago PD Looking For Suspects In Jussie Smollett Attack
UPDATED: 2019/01/31 3PM Chicago police have located a surveillance camera that shows potential persons of interest who are wanted for questioning in connection with the heinous attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett. They have released photos of two dark figures who were seen on video near the scene of the attack. According to Chicago PD Chief Communications Officer, Anthony Guglielmi, “While video does not capture an encounter, detectives are taking this development seriously & wish to question individuals as more cameras are being reviewed.” Smollett was attacked on Tuesday (1/29/19) after leaving a restaurant in the early morning hours. According to police reports, two suspects approached Smollett, yelling racial and homophobic slurs at him before they began punching him, pouring chemicals on him, and tying a rope around his neck. Allegedly they also screamed, ‘This is MAGA country.’ Both males were wearing black clothing and one was wearing a black mask. Smollett has been hospitalized for his injuries. The incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime.
Roger Stone Enters Not Guilty Plea
UPDATED: 2019/01/29 Longtime Republican campaign advisor and friend of Donald Trump, Roger Stone pleaded not guilty to seven criminal charges of false statements, witness tampering and obstruction of justice on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. Stone was the 34th person charged by Mueller. Of those 34, seven have plead guilty. Stone had been accused of lying to investigators about his communications with WikiLeaks’ publication of emails meant to affect Hillary Clinton’s campaign against Trump in 2016, threatening a contact of his whose testimony would have contradicted his, and coordinating with the Trump camp about his outreach to WikiLeaks. His bail was set at $250,000 and he is limited to travel to Washington DC, New York, Virginia and Florida. He will be back in court on Friday, February 1st, represented by his out-of-state attorneys. Stone has been doing interviews with major media outlets, sending newsletters to raise money for his legal fees, and sells T-shirts and signed rocks to raise money as well.
Gwyneth Paltrow Sued for Alleged Skiing “Hit-And-Run”
UPDATED 2019/01/30 3:00PM Gwyneth Paltrow is in some hot water…well, more like cold snow? The actress and founder of the lifestyle brand Goop is being accused of injuring another skier at Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City, Utah in a “hit-and-run” ski crash. Terry Sanderson, who is 72 years old, was skiing down a beginner course when 46-year-old Paltrow was “skiing out of control” and hit him causing “serious brain injuries” and four broken ribs. Paltrow, according to Sanderson and a witness, skied away after the incident “leaving [him] stunned, lying in the snow, seriously injured.” Sanderson alleges that Paltrow was out of control when she came down the mountain, ignoring signs to slow down and yelling before she hit him. He and his attorney, Lawrence D. Buhler, said that Paltrow violated the National Ski Area Association’s Responsibility Code. The code states that skiers are always meant to stay in control in order to be able to stop or avoid other people or objects. The code also says that… Read More
Michael Jackson’s Family Categorically Denies Leaving Neverland Claims
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UPDATED: 2019/01/28 3:00PM Michael Jackson’s name was on everyone’s lips after the film Leaving Neverland left its viewers in disgust of the pop star’s actions and wondering if they should even be listening to his music. The nearly four hour long film detailed the accounts of two young boys, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that Jackson groomed them and then sexually abused them when they were 7 and 11 respectively. While the singer’s estate has already called the two-part documentary “tabloid character assassination,” his family decided to release a statement as well condemning the film as untrue and calling it a “public lynching.” They wrote, “We can’t just stand by while this public lynching goes on, and the vulture tweeters and others who never met Michael go after him. Michael is not here to defend himself, otherwise these allegations would not have been made.” They also made sure to note that both Robson and Safechuck said that Jackson did not act inappropriately towards them or molest them during… Read More
Chris Brown Sues Rape Accuser for Defamation
UPDATED: 2019/01/24 1:00PM Chris Brown wasted no time in suing the French model who accused him of rape earlier this week. On Thursday, January 24th, he filed a suit against the 24-year-old woman for defamation. Raphael Chiche, a French attorney, filed the suit on behalf of Brown and the suit cites a criminal statute relating to invasion of privacy that carries a one-year prison sentence. The lawsuit comes after the woman accused the singer, his bodyguard and one of his friends or raping her in his suite at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Paris on January 16th. The three men were detained and released 24 hours later. Brown denies that he had “sexual relations of any sort” and even called the woman a lying “bitch” in an Instagram post, which he has since deleted.
Alec Baldwin Pleads Guilty to Harassment
UPDATED: 2019/01/23 12:30PM Actor Alec Baldwin pleaded guilty on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 to harassment following a parking spot spat with a Manhattan motorist on November 2nd, 2018. The 30 Rock actor and SNL Trump impersonator pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment, which is only a violation, and will pay a $120 fine. He also agreed to take anger management classes, which he must finish before March 22nd, when he is due back in court. The incident that took place back in November involved a man named Wojciech Cieszkowski, who Baldwin allegedly punched over a parking lot dispute. At the time, Baldwin denied punching the man but did admit to officers at the scene that he pushed him. He was initially facing misdemeanor attempted assault and harassment charges.
Chris Brown Arrested In Paris On Charges of Rape
Updated: 2019/01/22 2:00PM Singer Chris Brown has been detained in Paris on charges of “aggravated rape” and multiple narcotics offenses. According to reports, a 24-year-old woman accused Brown of raping her in his suite at Paris’ Mandarin Oriental hotel on January 15th/16th. The woman, who has not been named, told the police in Paris that she met Brown while at a nightclub and that the singer then invited her and a few other women back to his suite. She alleges that at some point in the evening she found herself alone with Brown, and that is when he allegedly raped her. The woman said that Brown’s bodyguard and one of his friends also abused her. Brown was sued in May of 2018 after a woman alleged that she was repeatedly raped, sexually assaulted and falsely imprisoned by rapper Young Lo at Brown’s home in 2017. He also famously pleaded guilty in 2009 to felony assault for attacking then-girlfriend Rihanna. He was ordered to community service and domestic violence counseling and… Read More
Police Sent to Blac Chyna’s Home After Caller Claims That She Is Drunk and Neglecting Children
Updated: 2019/01/21 11:00AM The Los Angeles Police Department paid Blac Chyna a visit after a call came in alleging the the social media personality was drunk and neglecting her daughter, Dream Kardashian. It is suspected that the call was made in retaliation for an altercation that Chyna had with her personal styling team. The LAPD confirmed that on Sunday night an anonymous call came in suggesting that Chyna, former fiance of Rob Kardashian, was inebriated and unable to properly care for her child. They also confirmed that, upon arriving to the house, everything was in order, Chyna was not drunk and Dream was perfectly fine.
Manny Pacquiao’s Home Burglarized
Updated: 2019/01/21 11:00AM Boxer Manny Pacquiao’s home in Los Angeles was burglarised less than 24 hours after he defeated Adrien Broner. The boxers faced-off in the ring on Saturday night, where Pacquiao won via unanimous decision. According to reports, Pacquiao’s team contacted the police about the burglary and there were signs of forced entry into the home. The home was also ransacked in the process. Pacquiao was not home at the time of the burglary, he was still in Las Vegas when the crime occurred. The polices do not yet know what was taken from the boxer’s home and the police do not have any leads.
R. Kelly’s Former Manager Accused of Threatening the Family of Woman Allegedly Held Captive
Updated: 2019/01/21 11:00AM Kelly’s former manager Henry James Mason turned himself in to deputies in Georgia on Friday, January 18th, for allegedly threatening the family of Joycelyn Savage, one of the girls allegedly being held captive by Kelly. Mason is being charged with terroristic threats and acts after telling the Savage family, “I’m gonna do harm to you and your family. When I see you, I’m gonna get you. I’m going to f-cking kill you.” The incident occurred on May 23rd, 2018 and was allegedly made on a phone call that Mr. Savage was attempting to make to his daughter. Joycelyn allegedly also heard the conversation, but told authorities that she did not hear the threats from Mason. For his part, Mason insists that the Savage’s are spinning the story and that, he “will show that I have been extremely instrumental in attempts to assist my accusers in their quest to re-establish a relationship with their adult daughter.” Kelly continues to deny the allegations against him.
Mariah Carey Is Suing Assistant for Over $3 Million–Says She’s Being Blackmailed
Updated: 2019/01/16 4:00PM Mariah Carey is suing her former personal assistant, Lianna Azarian, claiming that Azarian has been blackmailing her for months, saying that she secretly recorded her doing “embarrassing things” and threatening to release the tapes unless Carey pays up. But Carey is taking the power back. She claims that Azarian was hired in March 2015 and immediately began using Carey’s credit cards for personal items and using Carey’s name to get freebies and discounts from designers and stores. At the same time the assistant was allegedly secretly filming Carey’s “personal activities” that are reportedly damaging to her personal and professional reputation. Though the lawsuit does not disclose what is in the videos, some are described as intimate in nature. Azarian then showed those videos to friends and told them that, should she ever be fired, she’d release the videos. The real blackmail began in November 2017 when Azarian was fired and demanded $8 million from Carey, saying that if she didn’t give her the money, she’d release the… Read More
Rihanna Is Suing Her Own Father
Updated: 2019/01/15 4:00PM Savage isn’t just the name of her lingerie line; Rihanna is going after her father in court for using her Fenty brand and his relationship to her to launch a business for him. In the lawsuit, Rihanna claims that her father, Ronald Fenty, started a talent development company in 2017 called Fenty Entertainment. Rihanna has already trademarked Fenty for a number of her own (very successful) business ventures such as her clothing and makeup lines. The singer claims that her father is profiting off of her hard work to make Fenty brand recognizable. Lest you thought that it was just a name thing, Rihanna is claiming that her father and his business partner also falsely advertised themselves as her representatives to solicit millions of dollars and even attempted to book her for shows in Latin American to the tune of $15 million. She also claimed that he tried to filed a trademark for Fenty to use for resort boutique hotels. Rihanna says that she did not agree… Read More
Gloria Allred Compares R. Kelly’s Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations to None Other Than Donald Trump
Famed attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference on Monday, January 14th with Faith Rogers, one of the women who claims R. Kelly abused her, engaged in sexual battery and gave her a sexually transmitted disease without disclosing he had one. At the press conference, Allred said that R. Kelly is retaliating against Rogers in response to those allegations. A Facebook page called “Surviving Lies” allegedly posted photos of Rogers after the docuseries Surviving R. Kelly aired. Previously to the photos being posted, Rogers said that the photos had been sent to her with the threat of being released to the public. Allred said that the Facebook page (which was quickly taken down) was the doing of someone on Kelly’s team. Allred stated that Kelly also threatened to sue Lifetime before the network aired the series and that he threatened to sue those involved in the project. Then, she delivered a low blow: “It seems that Mr. Kelly is taking his playbook from Donald Trump, who threatened to sue the… Read More
Stormy Daniels Is Suing Columbus Police Department Vice Officers Over 2018 Strip Club Arrest
Stormy Daniels, former porn star and Trump mistress, is taking some of the vice officers from the Columbus Police Department to court claiming that they only arrested her at a strip club in 2018 because she spoke out against President Trump. Daniels claims that the officers entered into a conspiracy with one another after learning that she would be making an appearance at the club. That is when they decided to go undercover–their only intention being to humiliate her, ruin her reputation, and retaliate for speaking up about her affair with Donald Trump on 60 Minutes. She also claims that her civil rights were violated because of her false arrest and imprisonment, and now she’s suing for damages. For their part, the Columbus Police Department did acknowledge that the arrest was a mistake and there was a federal corruption probe into the matter.
Pretty Ricky’s Pleasure P Gets Arrested for DUI, Asks for Shaquille O’Neal in Jail
UPDATED: 01/10/2019 4:15PM We’ve all got that one friend we would call if we ever found ourselves in a tough spot, and for Pleasure P, that person is none other than Shaquille O’Neal. According to the former Pretty Ricky band member, who just turned 34 was busted on December 28th, 2018 for DUI, driving with a suspended license, reckless driving and resisting an officer. According to the police report Pleasure P, whose legal name is Marcus Ramone Cooper was seen weaving in and out of traffic at a speed estimated to be over 100MPH. According to the Miami Herald, a Miami Beach police officer observed Pleasure P’s SUV (which was illegally tinted, by the way) traveling 100 MPH in a 45 MPH zone in South Beach. The officer also reported that the singer almost crashed into another car because of his reckless driving. The officers pulled him over because of the illegal tint on his vehicle’s windows and then immediately ordered out of the vehicle and he was taken into… Read More
R. Kelly Officially Under Criminal Investigation Following ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Docuseries
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Kelly is reportedly under criminal investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in Georgia following the release of the Lifetime documentary series ‘Surviving R. Kelly.’
Kelly’s history of abuse spans decades and the six-part documentary includes several female survivors who describe in detail the ways in which Kelly allegedly manipulated them, sexually and emotionally abused them, and controlled their lives.
A Lawsuit for Ed Sheeran? A U.S. Judge Says “Let’s Get It On” When it Comes to Plagiarism Suit
UPDATED: 01/07/2019 4:30PM
A United States court judge has rejected Ed Sheeran’s request to dismiss a plagiarism lawsuit that accuses him of using Marvin Gaye’s 1973 classic “Let’s Get It On” for his 2014 hit “Thinking Out Loud.” […]
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