Legal Issues

Kristen Stewart Threatens To Sue Joan Rivers Over Slutty Comments

June 23rd, 2014 10:00pm EDT
Kristen Stewart Threatens To Sue Joan Rivers Over Slutty Comment
Kristen Stewart is upset with Joan Rivers, who calls the actress a "one-trick pony" and alludes to the star's use of the infamous casting couch in the upcoming book "Diary of a Mad Diva."

The "Fashion Police" host writes: “Many stars only do one thing well, of course, the best one-trick pony is Kristen Stewart, who got a whole career by being able to juggle directors’ balls."

Rivers is alluding to Stewart's affair with the director from "Snow White and the Huntsman," which eventually broke up Rupert Sander's marriage.

Stewart's team has threatened legal action against Rivers and asked h...
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Cops Called To Selena Gomez’s Home Due To Wild Party

June 18th, 2014 5:56pm EDT
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Critics of Selena Gomez’s apparent reunion with bad-boy Justin Bieber have more ammunition after police were summoned to Selena’s California home during a loud party.

According to TMZ, neighbors called the cops near midnight because of the noise coming from the singer’s home. One woman claims the music was so loud her windows were vibrating.

Family sources tell the website they were informed by Selena she’s back with Justin because he promised to clean up his act – but now they are questioning the fact after the two spent a long night out earlier in the week and Selena’s throwing loud par...
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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Bloodied, Arrested Following Brawl At Tanning Salon

June 18th, 2014 9:34am EDT
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Former reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was charged with simple assault after he and his brother got into a bloody fight in their co-owned tanning salon.

Sorrentino, who starred in MTV’s Jersey Shore, posted a $500 bond yesterday in New Jersey for his release. His brother was apparently not arrested. In video captured by Splash News as he left the police station, Sorrentino explained he got into a fight because "'HR' was not running the store correctly, so I had to go in there and clean house, in more ways than one."

The store’s "HR," likely Mike’s brother Frank, was in hot wa...
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Beastie Boys Win Copyright Infringement Suit Against Monster Beverage Corp.

June 6th, 2014 2:46pm EDT
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The Beastie Boys' ongoing lawsuit with Monster Beverage Corporation, which makes the popular Monster energy drink brand, is finally over.

The hip-hop group was awarded a $1.7 million settlement by a jury, which delivered its verdict on Thursday.

The group had been seeking $2.5 million from the suit, which was filed in 2012. Parts of the group's songs "Sabotage," "So What’cha Want," "Make Some Noise" and "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun" were used in a YouTube video for the energy beverage without the group's permission.

The songs were used in a tribute video to late B-Boy Adam "MCA" Yau...
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LAPD Hunt For Couple Who Stole Miley Cyrus' Maserati & Jewelry

June 2nd, 2014 3:00pm EDT
LAPD Hunt For Couple Who Stole Miley Cyrus' Maserati & Jewelry
The Los Angeles Police Department is searching for a couple they believe stole singer Miley Cyrus' brand new Maserati and jewelry from her home in California.

Over the weekend the star's assistant reported a break in after she noticed the items were missing from Cyrus' home. Police believe a man and woman broke into the singer's home on Friday after climbing over the fence on her property.

An unspecified amount of jewelry and a 2014 Maserati luxury sedan were reported missing. It isn't the first time the star has been burglarized - in December thousands of dollars worth of her possession...
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Brad Pitt's Red Carpet Attacker Sentenced To Community Service

May 31st, 2014 4:08pm EDT
Brad Pitt's Red Carpet Attacker Sentenced To Community Service
The reporter who appeared to strike Brad Pitt at the Los Angeles premiere of "Maleficent" has been sentenced to 20 days of community service. Ukrainian reporter Vitalli Sediuk was arrested on Wednesday after reportedly jumping over a security barrier at the El Capitan Theatre and throwing himself at the actor and appearing to strike him in the face.

Sediuk, 25, was given a misdemeanor charge of battery, assault, unlawful activity at a sporting event, theatrical or exhibition and unlawful delay or interference of a sporting event, theatrical or exhibition. He was held on $20,000 bail.

On...
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Royal Rumors – Windsors Create Perfect Firestorm Around the World

May 26th, 2014 10:17am EDT
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The House of Windsor is at it again! Prince Charles and the Cambridges have yet again caused a flurry of scandal and additional work for royal courtiers. Prince Charles has caused a perfect diplomatic storm when he recently compared Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, due to President Putin’s recent territorial annexation of the Ukraine to Russia! Meanwhile, Duchess Kate of Cambridge has been facing trepidation over the knowledge that a photo of her bare buttocks is at the moment subject to a bidding war between private buyers! The alleged photo is of Kate’s bare bottom is fro...
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Led Zeppelin Sued Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Writing Credit

May 21st, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Led Zeppelin Sued Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Writing Credit
A lawyer representing late Spirit guitarist Randy California is suing Led Zeppelin over a songwriting credit.

Attorney Francis Alexander Molofiy is hoping to delay the release of the rock group's upcoming remastered "IV" album unless California is properly credited in the liner notes as a co-writer of the band's classic hit "Stairway To Heaven."

Zep guitarist Jimmy Page has been hard at work putting together remastered editions of the band' studio albums, beginning with Led Zeppelin I-III, which will hit stores and online retailers June 3.

Molofiy claims that the opening guitar riff to S...
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Actor Michael Jace Charged With Homicide After Shooting Wife During Domestic Dispute

May 20th, 2014 3:01pm EDT
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Actor Michael Jace has been charged with murder after shooting his wife April, 40, on Monday night at his family's Hyde Park, California, home.

Jace, 51, called 911 to report the shooting and admitted to pulling the trigger. "I shot my wife," he told police, according to TMZ.com.

The former The Shield remained on the phone with the 911 operator until police arrived, after which he was taken into custody for questioning and later charged with homicide. He is currently being held on $1 million bond.

TMZ also reports that Jace shot his wife shortly after she arrived home with their two youn...
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Jason Patric Wins Appeal In Child Custody Case

May 15th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Jason Patric Wins Appeal In Child Custody Case
Actor Jason Patric has won the latest battle in his bid for custody of his biological son Gus. Over the past year, he and his ex Danielle Schreiber have been fighting over the boy.

Gus was born through artificial insemination, and Schrieber claims that Patric was nothing more than a sperm donor.

Last year, a judge refused Patric's bid for parental rights, ruling that because the actor had donated his sperm to someone who wasn't his wife he had no claim of custody. California law supported her actions because there was no written agreement establishing parental rights prior to conception.
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