Legal Issues

Did Jim Bob Duggar Pay Porn Star To Drop Lawsuit Against Josh?

2/10/2016 10:52pm EST
Porn Star Drops Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar, Did Jim Bob Duggar
Ashley Stamm-Northup, a porn star who goes by the stage name of Danica Dillon, has reportedly dropped her lawsuit against 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar, amid rumors that she was paid off by the Duggar family.

Stamm-Northup, who reportedly worked at various strip clubs and appeared in "adult and mainstream films, initially filed a lawsuit against Duggar in a Philadelphia courthouse in November 2015.

Her lawsuit claimed that Josh physically assaulted her "to the point where she felt as if he was raping her" in two different cities in March (Delaware) and April 2015 (Philadelphia).


This Was Probably Tom Brady's Most Embarrassing Moment Ever

2/8/2016 2:00pm EST
Tom Brady
Tom Brady was heckled and booed at Super Bowl 50, but it was bound to happen.

It's a farfetched theory, but some on social media speculate that NFL Roger Commissioner Roger Goodell planned the embarrassing moment for the New England Patriots quarterback as payback for the "deflategate" scandal. Imagine that?

Tom Brady joined a legion of earlier Super Bowl MVPs (he has three under his belt) at the pregame show. It was a profound moment to see the faces of past NFL greats. Fans cheered for players that dazzled fans in championships over the years.

However, when Brady's name was called, ...

Nick Gordon's Lawyers Drops Him As Client

2/7/2016 4:00am EST
Nick Gordon
Nick Gordon was dropped by his lawyer in the civil case brought against him in connection to Bobbi Kristina Brown's death. Gordon is reportedly being uncooperative and that's why attorney, Bryant Green, called it quits on the case.

According to Youth Health, Green filed his withdrawal from the $10 million wrongful death case on Nov. 11, 2015.

Entertainment Tonight reports via Yahoo that Nick Gordon is currently without counsel until he finds a replacement.

The civil suit against Gordon was was filed by Bedelia Hargrove, the conservator of Bobbi Kristina Brown's estate … charging that Whi...

Lee Daniels Mocks Sean Penn Over $10M Defamation Suit

2/3/2016 9:23am EST
Lee Daniels Fires Back At Sean Penn Defamation Lawsuit
"Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels fired back at Sean Penn in an attempt to dismiss the actor's defamation suit against him.

Daniels has cited First Amendment rights according to Entertainment Tonight.

In the document, Daniels quipped that there are characters that Penn has played that understand the lawsuit better than the actor.

Said Daniels in direct reference to Penn's "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" character Jeff Spicoli, "Spicoli understands the United States Constitution better than Penn."

"For his final, oral exam in high school history class, surfer-dude Spicoli expounds upon the ...

Former Patriots QB Sends Pen Pal Tips On How To Commit Suicide

2/2/2016 6:04am EST
Aaron Hernandez Sends Disturbing Suicide Instructions To Pen Pal
Former New England Patriots QB Aaron Hernandez is serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd, so he has plenty of time to write to letters and watch TV in his cell. On Monday, TMZ released a disturbing jailhouse letter written to a female pen pal named Rachel. (read entire letter below)

Hernandez made headlines on Monday because he wrote about his love for Tom Brady and dissed a 'fake ass non-loyal [Robert] Kraft."

However, his explicit instructions on how to commit suicide (below) were grossly overlooked by the media on Monday. In their haste to push out an NFL-related headline...

Val C Sued!

1/31/2016 3:55pm EST
Val Chmerkovskiy
Val Chmerkovskiy is being sued after posting a meme on his Twitter account.

According to TMZ, the Dancing With The Stars pro is facing a $6 million lawsuit after posting a picture of a girl with down syndrome drinking a soda with a pretty harsh caption. According to the report, the 16-year-old girl claims that Val has caused her "emotional distress" and is seeking financial compensation.

"The girl claims in 2008 she was at a baseball game and someone took the picture of her drinking a soda. The guy posted the pic with the heading, 'Everything that's wrong with America.' The pic became a m...

David Bowie Leaves Substantial Fortune To Wife & Kids

1/30/2016 8:33am EST
David Bowie Splits $100M Estate Between Wife Iman, Two Children
Late music legend David Bowie took good care of his family during his life and also after his death. Reports state that Bowie's estate was worth $100M and that it would be split between wife Iman and his two children.

In his will, which was filed in court on Jan. 29 in Manhattan, Bowie requested his wife, their daughter Alexandria and his son from a previous marriage, Duncan Jones, would get almost all of his estate.

The New York Post's Page Six reported that Bowie's total net worth is estimated to be about $230M.

Along with Iman and his children, Bowie also reportedly left money to othe...

Teresa Giudice Pinching Pennies? 'RHONJ' Star 'Doing More With Less' According To Attorney

1/23/2016 11:51pm EST
Teresa Giudice Living The Frugal Life? 'RHONJ' Star Trying To Li
With less than two months to go before Joe Giudice leaves for federal prison, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice's lawyer says the couple is trying to "do more with less" — but that doesn't mean giving up their million dollar mansion.

Teresa and Joe were able to avoid foreclosure on their Towaco, New Jersey home by bringing their mortgage payments up to date, but they lost their Manahawkin summer home to the bank in August. The home was sold back to the lender for the minimum bid of $100 ten years after the couple purchased it for $347,000.

Next up? The couple's Lincoln Par...

Tori Spelling Filing For Bankruptcy?

1/20/2016 10:03am EST
Tori Spelling
Tori Spelling has had plenty of money problems throughout her adult life and, according to a new report, it doesn't sound like things are getting any better for her. Radar Online reports that Tori's husband, Dean McDermott, has been trying to convince his wife to file for bankruptcy following a lawsuit filed by American Express. The report indicates that Tori has defaulted on a loan and owes the company close to $40,000.

"American Express provided credit she had. The loan was needed because Tori and Dean had no money coming in last summer. She was hospitalized with burns on her arms, and w...

Did Teresa Giudice Violate Her Probation?

1/18/2016 11:23am EST
Teresa Giudice
Teresa Giudice is on probation following her prison release and she nearly violated said probation while out at an event last week. According to TMZ, Giudice was in an Uber on her way home from Melissa Gorga's Envy By Melissa store opening in Montclair, New Jersey, on Thursday night, but it was almost 10 p.m. -- which is the time she is required to be at home by.

Teresa reportedly encouraged the driver to speed in order to get her home faster, but police ended up pulling the Uber car over!

"Our source says as the driver was talking to the cops, Teresa chimed in from the back seat and expl...