Legal Issues

Good News For Chris Brown

March 21st, 2015 12:33pm EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown can finally move forward in his life after completing the probation stemming from his 2009 assault of ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

The hip hop star went to court in Los Angeles on Friday, and the judge overseeing the case announced Brown's probation was over after the singer's probation officer revealed he completed his court-ordered community service sentence of 1,000 hours, according to TMZ.com.

Things didn't look so good two months ago after Brown was forced to postpone the start of his joint tour with Trey Songz because he left Los Angeles County to play a show in San Jose, Cal...
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Will Hip Hop Star's Bail Be Set At $25 Million?

March 20th, 2015 12:06pm EDT
Prosecutors Want Suge Knight's Bail Set At $25 Million
Prosecutors are seeking to set bail for Marion "Suge" Knight's hit-and-run murder case at $25 million due to the star's violent past.

In January, the Death Row Records co-founder was charged with murder and attempted murder after running over and killing his friend Terry Carter and injuring Cle "Bone" Sloan in a burger stand parking lot in Los Angeles. The incident took place on the film set for documentary "Straight Outta Compton."

Knight has pleaded not guilty to both counts. Knight faces up to life in prison if convicted. His attorney David Kenner has said Knight was ambushed.

On Thur...
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Nicolas Brendon Reveals Shocking Personal History

March 18th, 2015 11:38am EDT
Nicholas Brendon
Former "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon says the reason he's been acting out recently is the result of a depression caused by being molested as a child.

The actor was arrested on Friday in Tallahassee, Fla., for reportedly trashing a hotel room. He was released on $1,000 bail and charged with criminal mischief. Brendon claimed he had a "black out" while coming off medication for depression.

It's the third time in recent months that the star, 43, has had troubles with the law. In February, he was arrested in Fort Lauderdale on suspician of felony grand theft. In October, he...
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Angie Stone Arrested After Knocking Out Daughter's Teeth

March 11th, 2015 3:07pm EDT
Angie Stone
R&B singer Angie Stone was arrested and charged with domestic aggravated assault on Monday after getting into a physical altercation with her daughter Diamond, 30, and knocking out her front teeth.

The singer reportedly confronted her daughter for not cleaning up after her children, who were reportedly running around her home uncontrollably and half-naked before things escalated.

According to TMZ.com, Diamond punched Angie in the face, after which Angie she picked up a metal jewelry stand and smashed it across her daughter's mouth, knocking out a couple of her teeth.

Angie claims her dau...
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'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Loss Will Cost Robin Thick & Pharrell Williams Big Bucks

March 11th, 2015 12:10am EDT
Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Lose Copyright Infringement Laws
A Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of the children of late singer Marvin Gaye on Tuesday, awarding them $7.3 million in their copyright infringement case against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke over their 2013 hit single "Blurred Lines."

The two singers have spent nearly the last two years battling accusations that the song ripped off the Motown legend's "Got To Give It Up."

The case spent the past two weeks in court, where Thicke played numerous songs on the piano to show that lots of songs have similarities and lawyers played parts of Gaye's hit single to convince an eight-person fede...
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Former Porn Star Asia Carrera Arrested

March 10th, 2015 8:15am EDT
Former Porn Star Asia Carrera Arrested For The Most Shameful Dru
Jessica Steinhauser- aka former porn star Asia Carrera- was arrested last week for an especially serious case of drunk driving.

Carrera was found passed out in a Utah school district office, and when police woke her up they smelled some serious alcohol on Carrera's breath. The cops tried a few sobriety tests. Carrera failed 'em all. Then when the breathalyzer came out, she blew more than twice the legal limit!

But that's not all- apparently, Carrera confessed that she had actually driven her young daughter to school that morning, and was just as drunk the whole time.

Carrera was charged...
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Nick Gordon Checks Into Rehab, Get The Details!

March 8th, 2015 9:22am EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown's 'Distraught' Boyfriend Nick Gordon Checks
The boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, Nick Gordon, has checked into rehab.

According to an article posted in People, a source close to the family revealed, "Nick did go to rehab. He is very distraught over what is going on. He really wants to see her. He is upset about a lot of things: her being sick, him never getting respect (from her family.)"

Brown's aunt, Leolah Brown, told Fox 5 Atlanta that she thinks Gordon will “110 percent” be charged for a crime when the investigation into the circumstances surrounding Bobbi Kristina’s condition is completed.

“I’m not going to make a comment ...
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Paris Hilton's Brother Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Flight Attendants

March 4th, 2015 10:35am EST
Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad Pleads Guilty After Going Berserk
Paris and Nicky Hilton's brother Conrad has pleaded guilty to simple assault after freaking out on an airplane last summer.

Hilton, 20, allegedly threatened to "f--king own anyone on this flight" and calling people "peasants" during the incident. He allegedly threw a punch at a flight attendant, refused to put on his seat belt, and walked down the aisle as the plane took off. He reportedly threatened to kill one of the flight attendants and a co-pilot as well as get them fired.

Hilton was eventually handcuffed, and his attorney explained that his behavior was possibly due to sleeping pill...
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Why Is Suge Knight Going Blind?

March 3rd, 2015 11:51am EST
Suge Knight Sent To Hospital For 3rd Time Due To Blindness
Death Row records co-founder Suge Knight claims to have lost full sight in one eye and 85 percent of his sight in the other. His recent health problems have reportedly been brought on by an incident where the music mogul was shot six times.

According to the Associated Press, Knight revealed in court Monday (March 2) that he’s going blind, is having trouble understanding his murder case, and has fired his lawyers.

The once-feared music executive faces murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run, as well as prior felony charges.

Knight also said that he lost 35 pounds after the incident, and ...
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Cee Lo Green Probation Update: Star Is Doing All The Right Things

March 3rd, 2015 8:45am EST
Cee Lo Green Is Successfully Complying With His Probation Condit
Cee Lo Green has complied with all of the conditions of his probation stemming from a 2013 drug case and will not longer have to attend court hearings related to the case.

Last summer, the former "The Voice" coach, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, struck a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to three years of probation and 360 hours of community service after pleading no contest to a felony count of sharing ecstasy.

An ex-girlfriend accused the singer/rapper of slipping her the drug before having sex with her in 2012 following a dinner date in Los Angeles, Calif., and Green had prev...
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