Legal Issues

Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton At Center Of Massive Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

September 1st, 2014 10:44am EDT
Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton At Center Of Massive Celebrity Nud
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and supermodel Kate Upton are a couple of the biggest names atop a massive list of celebrities whose private photos have been shared online by a hacker, many of them topless and fully nude shots.

The leak, which, according to Buzzfeed originated on website 4chan, happened on Sunday after hackers got into Apples iCloud via a leak that allowed celebrity cell phones to be hacked.

Earlier this week a hacker claimed to have tons of personal photos and threatened to release them on Sunday. The photos were released, as promised, in several batches, and the...

Bryan Singer's Attorney Slams Latest Sex Abuse Claim

August 30th, 2014 3:22pm EDT
Bryan Singer
An attorney for filmmaker Bryan Singer has slammed a new sexual assault allegation filed against the star in New York City.

The New York Police Department Special Victims Squad is investigating a complaint filed by a man in his early 20s in May. The man reportedly claims the "X-Men" director abused him during an incident on March 23, 2013, according to the New York Daily News. No futher details have been revealed.

Singer's lawyer, Marty Singer, who is no relation to the filmmaker, told, "My client did not engage in any criminal or inappropriate behaviour with anyone in New Y...

Cee Lo Gets Probation

August 30th, 2014 8:35am EDT
Cee Lo Green Avoids Jail Over Drug Charge Involving Ex-Girlfrien
Singer/rapper Cee Lo Green made a plea deal over an ecstasy charge and has been sentenced to three years of probation and community service.

Last year an ex-girlfriend accused "The Voice" judge, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, of slipping her ecstasy before having sex with her after a dinner date. The anonymous plaintiff claimed Green spiked her drink during a date in November, 2012, in Los Angeles and she later woke up naked in a bed with him.

The Gorillaz star initially pleaded not guilty to the claim but later pled no contest to a felony count of sharing ecstasy in a deal that al...

Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In To Police

August 29th, 2014 11:22am EDT
Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In To Police
The homeless man who Miley Cyrus brought to the MTV Video Music Awards has turned himself into police after violating his probation.

On Sunday, Jess Helt accepted the pop star's award for "Video of the Year" in order to raise awareness about homeless youths.

It was later revealed that Helt was wanted on a warrant for violating probation stemming from a 2010 burglary. Helt also did not keep his probation officer up to date about his whereabouts, failed to take a drug test, broke curfew, and did not complete community service requirements.

Helt turned himself in to poice on Thursday and wa...

Lawsuit Dropped

August 28th, 2014 11:33am EDT
Katherine Heigl Withdraws $6 Million Lawsuit Against Drugstore
Katherine Heigl has decided to drop a lawsuit against Duane Reade. The actress had filed a $6 million lawsuit against the drugstore chain after the company posted a paparazzi photo of her carrying their shopping bags.

The picture was used on the store's social media websites. It included the caption: "Love a quick #DuaneReade run? Even @KatieHeigl can't resist shopping #NYC's favorite drugstore."

Heigl claimed Duane Reed had violated the false advertising provision of the Lanham Act, as well as New York civil rights statutes protecting the use of likenesses for the purpose of trade.

The ...

Discovery Cancels 'Sons Of Guns' In Wake Of Will Hayden Child Rape Charges

August 28th, 2014 11:26am EDT
Discovery Cancels 'Sons Of Guns' In Wake Of Will Hayden Child Ra
Will Hayden, the star of Discovery channel series "Sons of Guns," was arrested on child rape charges Tuesday following an investigation stemming from his arrest on child molestation charges two weeks ago.

Hayden was booked on August 9 for allegedly molesting his 12-year-old daughter, but he claimed that the accusation was made up by his ex girlfriend, who is the girl's mother, for breaking up wiht her. He was released after posting a $150,000 bond.

Police and U.S. Marshals arrested Hayden for the second time in Livingston, Louisiana, on a charge of aggravated rape of a child after a warra...

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Director Bryan Singer Dropped

August 28th, 2014 10:31am EDT
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Director Bryan Singer Dropped
A judge has dropped a sex abuse lawsuit dating back 15 years against director Bryan Singer.

In April, Michael Egan III filed a legal complaint against the filmmaker, claiming the director molested him at a party in 1999 when he was just 17 years old.

Earlier this summer Singer filed for dismissal. Last week, Egan filed a request to dismiss the lawsuit because he was unable to find an attorney to work on his case.

Judge Susan Oki Mollway granted Egan's motion for voluntary dismissal in U.S. District Court in Hawaii on Wednesday. Egan will be allowed to refile a claim against the filmmaker...

Dog On The Trail Of MMA Fighter Who Beats Women

August 14th, 2014 3:19pm EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter Looking For MMA Fighter Who Nearly Beat Po
UPDATE: War Machine was captured Friday in a hotel outside Los Angeles, according to TMZ, and the MMA fighter went without a fight.

Dog the Bounty Hunter wasn't a part of the arrest, but he did play a big part in the investigation.

Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman has joined the hunt for an MMA fighter who beat his porn star girlfriend within inches of her life over the weekend.

John Koppenhaver, who goes by the name "War Machine," is wanted by police in Las Vegas, Nevada, for beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, sending her to the hospital with 18 broken bon...

Banned For Life

August 8th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Judge Who Leaked Charlize Theron Adoption Details Banned For Lif
An Arkansas judge will be banned from taking the bench ever again after an ethics probe revealed he detailed confidential facts about Charlize Theron's 2012 adoption of her son Jackson.

Judge Mike Maggio admitted to ethics violations in a settlement with the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission and has agreed to never seek position as a judge again, according to the Arkansas Times.

Maggio committed several ethic violations, including sexual jokes and comments while acting as a sitting judge. However, what gave the story public notoriety was the fact that he revealed Theron was ad...

Facing Foreclosure

August 5th, 2014 4:33pm EDT
Mischa Barton
Seven years after the end of The O.C., Mischa Barton is struggling to keep up with mortgage payments on her Beverly Hills home.

According to People, Barton is $100,000 behind on her mortgage payments on $8 million home. She bought the property in 2005 during the height of The O.C.'s popularity for $6.4 million, claims TMZ, then took out a loan for 4.2 million.

Following the end of the O.C. due to poor ratings, Barton struggled with drinking issues and was arrested for DUI. In 2009 she was held in psychiatric confinement while seeking medical attention for a tooth infection. "It was a full...