Legal Issues

Hope Solo In Legal Trouble Again

10/5/2015 1:22pm EDT
U.S. Soccer's Hope Solo Will Face Domestic Violence Charges Agai
United States women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is in legal trouble again after a Washington state appeals court reversed the dismissal of a domestic violence case against her.

Solo, who was the starting goalkeeper for the team that won the Women's World Cup over the summer, previously faced two counts of domestic violence after a June 2014 incident involving her half-sister and nephew.

The case was dismissed back in January on procedural grounds, but ESPN confirmed that a document filed Friday to the state court's website reversed that decision.

The case is now back in the hand...

Caitlyn Jenner: No Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

10/2/2015 10:46am EDT
Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner has dodged a bullet and won't be charged with manslaughter following the fatal car crash that she -- then Bruce Jenner -- caused earlier this year in Malibu, Calif.

Jenner was driving his SUV on the Pacific Coast Highway when he slammed into the back of a Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic. The car was then hit head-on by a Hummer, killing driver Kim Howe. The SUV also rear-ended a Prius after Howe's car was nudged out of the lane.

The Los Angeles District Attorney decided not to press any criminal charges against Jenner because she wasn't speeding at the time and didn...

Is Porsche Responsible For Paul Walker's Death? That's What His Daughter Thinks

9/29/2015 12:08pm EDT
Paul Walker
The teenage daughter of late actor Paul Walker has hit automaker Porsche with a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming that faulty mechanics were the cause of her father's death.

Walker was killed along with pal Roger Rodas, who was driving the car, on November 30, 2013 went Rodas lost control of the car at a speed estimated to be between 80 and 93 miles-per-hour in a 45 miles-per-hour zone, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept. The car veered into a light pole and slammed into a number of trees and burst into flames shortly after.

The new lawsuit filed by 16-year-old Meadow Walker claim...

Mary-Kate And Ashley’s Lawyers Fire Back

9/29/2015 9:08am EDT
Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen Respond To Lawsuit, Say Former Intern
Back in August, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were hit with a class-action lawsuit filed by a woman who previously interned at their company, Dualstar Entertainment Group. The former employee alleged that the company was forcing its interns to complete work tasks without compensation.

It's taken them a month to respond, but now Mary-Kate and Ashley's lawyers are firing back - and they say the woman has no case.

The former intern, Shahista Lalani, told Page Six after filing the suit that some of her fellow interns were reduced to tears and that she personally had to do the job of three emplo...

Who Wants To See A Jennifer Lopez 'EX' Tape?

9/25/2015 12:59pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez Private Video: Ex-Husband's Business Partner To R
Jennifer Lopez's tape nightmare was bound to happen -- and a leak is in effect.

Reportedly, one man is hellbent on exposing J.Lo by threatening to release private home tapes of Jennifer Lopez that she doesn't want the world to see.

According to InTouch Weekly, Jenny from the Block has lawyered up and spent boatloads of cash to prevent the release of "intriguing moments" for her eyes only.

Reportedly, Jennifer Lopez's first husband, Ojani Noa, recorded steamy footage from her honeymoon (oh joy!). However, it also supposedly shows a J.Lo in another diva light.

Insiders say one clip sh...

What Led To Ghost Hunter Couple's Bloody End?

9/25/2015 8:41am EDT
Travel Channel Couple Dies: Paranormal Hunters Of 'Ghost Adventu
Popular Travel Channel couple, Mark And Debby Constantino, of Ghost Adventures, have died in an alleged murder-suicide. Nevada police say the ghost hunter husband and wife paranormal reality TV stars were found dead in their daughter's apartment. A man's death from a nearby home is believed to be releated to the shooting deaths.

On Tuesday, Reno police responded to a home in northwest Reno. Debby Constantino, 52, shared the residence with another woman. The ghost hunter and Mark Constantino, 56, were already gone when cops arrived, but investigators managed to track her cell phone to an a...

Sean Penn To Lee Daniels Over 'Wife Beater' Remark: You're Sued!

9/23/2015 4:53pm EDT
Terrance Howard Caught In Middle Of Sean Penn-Lee Daniels $10M S
Actor Terrance Howard has enough problems -- and doesn't need to be caught in the middle of another legal tug-of-war. However, the Empire star is part of the reason Sean Penn is suing the show's director/creator, Lee Daniels.

According to a report by New York's Page Six, court documents show that Penn is suing Daniels for making false statements about him that he labels "defamatory."

The two-time Academy Award-winning actor lawyered up after the Monster's Ball director suggested that he was a "wife-beater." Sean Penn's attorneys sued Lee Daniels for a whopping $10 million.

Sean Penn ...

Shocking Tell-All Book Accuses Jeter, Other Yankees Of Gay-Bashing

9/23/2015 8:45am EDT
Derek Jeter
Is Derek Jeter gay?

Yes, according to a former New York Yankees worker. Fasten your seatbelts; the claims are salacious, and if you're a fan of the Bronx slugger, you're thinking: "who is this guy, and what is he selling?"

Jeter, 41, walked away from the game of baseball nearly a year ago, but that's not stopping the ball club's All-Time Hits Leader (3,465) from escaping controversy. An ex-assistant equipment manager for the team has a shocking self-published book out that says that Derek is a closeted gay man. Yea, if you're on tilt, you're not alone.

Not only that, the writer offers...

Chris Brown & Ex To Share Custody Of Their 1-Year-Old Daughter

9/11/2015 3:14pm EDT
Chris Brown Is Granted Joint Custody Of Daughter Royalty
A judge in Texas has granted Chris Brown joint custody of his one-year-old daughter Royalty. The singer was fighting with her mother, model Nia Guzman, over child support payments and custody.

On Friday, attorneys for Royalty's parents met in a Houston court where a judge made the decision.

Guzman wanted full custody with supervised visits for Brown. She also wanted an increase in child custody payments from $2,500 a month to $15,000 a month.

A judge decided the pair would share legal custody with Royalty moving between their homes every four days. Both parents live in Los Angeles, Calif...

Johnny Deep's Dog Joke Falls Flat (Watch)

9/6/2015 1:00pm EDT
Johnny Depp Jokes 'I Killed My Dogs And Ate Them' After Australi
Johnny Depp attempted to make a joke about his Australian dog deportation scandal at the Venice Film Festival, but his ill-turned remark fell flat.

"I killed my dogs and ate them under direct orders from some kind of, I don't know, sweaty, big-gutted man from Australia," the 52-year-old actor quipped.

Depp answered the pointed question about the issue at the premiere of his film "Black Mass," where he portrays gangster Whitey Bulger.

The beloved actor and wife Amber Heard found themselves in the middle of an international scandal after the couple disobeyed Australia's animal import laws ...