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Usher Seeks Legal Action Against Woman Who Claimed She Was His Wife

May 24th, 2015 8:39am EDT
Usher
Usher is seeking a restraining ordrer against a woman who has previously claimed she was the R&B star's wife. Usher is seeking a protective order to keep the woman at least 200 yards away from his home, his family, his places of work and his employees, according to the Atlantia Journal Constitution.

The singer filed papers in Georgia against Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw, claiming the woman has been harrassing him and his colleagues on both private and public property and has become "increasingly more threatening."

Jones-Rakestraw attempted to "extort money from his representative" in Novembe...
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Another Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Sues Bill Cosby

May 21st, 2015 9:07am EDT
Bill Cosby
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson is the latest alleged sexual assault victim to file a lawsuit against Bill Cosby.

Last November, Dickinson opened up publicly about the comedian's inappropriate behavior, claiming he plied her with wine and a mystery pill after she complained of stomach pains during a business dinner with him in Lake Tahoe, Calif., in 1982. The model had reportedly been meeting with the actor to discuss a role on "The Cosby Show."

Dickinson said she woke up naked the next morning and recalled: "I remember before I passed out that I had been sexually assaulted by this man...
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Jon Gosselin Is Seeking Custody

May 15th, 2015 8:23am EDT
Why Is Jon Gosselin Seeking Custody Of One Daughter, But Not The
Jon Gosselin's fed up with his current custody arrangement- the former "Jon and Kate Plus 8" star will be seeking to gain custody of his child from ex-wife Kate Gosselin, reports Us Weekly.

And yes, "child." Because Jon may be proud papa to eight reality-show-born children, but he's only seeking custody of his daughter Hannah, who's 11 years old. Currently, Kate has primary custody of all eight kids, which has been the case since the two split in 2009.

The one thing we don't know? Why Gosselin wants just one child and not all eight. It'll have to remain a mystery for now.

Frankly, it sou...
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Baby Mama Wants $20 Million From Floyd Mayweather

May 11th, 2015 3:35pm EDT
Floyd Mayweather Hit With $20 Million Lawsuit By Baby Mama Josie
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made headlines around the globe last week when he won a unanimous decision against Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match that had been billed as one of the most anticipated of all-time. He also reportedly could bring home more than $200 million in earnings as his share from the fight after all is said and done.

But it now looks like Floyd may need a good chunk of that money to pay off the mother of three of his children.

Josie Harris is suing the boxer for $20 million in monetary damages after Floyd made claims that she was on drugs during a domestic altercation at his Las...
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Woman Who Broke Into Breezy's Home Goes To Court

May 9th, 2015 12:16pm EDT
Chris Brown
The woman who Chris Brown found naked in his California home on Wednesday has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of stalking, vandalism, and burglary.

Amira Ayeb from Tunisia was waiting in bed for the singer, who found her after coming home to Agoura Hills, Calif., from a trip to Las Vegas. He called police, who arrested the 21 year old. Ayeb had allegedly ripped doors off their hinges, threw out clothing, and painted "I love you" on his walls. She also painted her name on his cars.

Following the incident, Brown posted a photo of Ayeb sitting on his stairs with a towel around her. H...
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Demi More Robbed Big Time -- Get Details

May 8th, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Demi More Burglarized: Stolen Items From Storage Unit Worth Some
Demi Moore, whose recent appearances to cheer daughter Rumer Willis on as she competes on "Dancing with the Stars" has thrust her back into the public spotlight, has had thousands of dollars of irreplaceable haute couture stolen from a storage facility.

TMZ reported that the movie star's red carpet clothing was reported missing from a storage unit in North Hollywood on Monday. The actress is compiling a list of the items that are missing, reportedly worth almost $200K.

The report claims that a member of Demi's personal team of assistants stopped by the unit and realized the theft. The uni...
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Lindsay Lohan Has Three Weeks To Complete Over 115 Hours Of Community Service

May 7th, 2015 10:36pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan could be facing even more legal woes in the near future if she doesn't complete the 125 hours of community service a judge ordered her to finish by May 28.

The actress' lawyer, Shawn Holley, appeared in court on her behalf on Thursday to give a progress report on where LiLo stands with her punishment, which was the result of a reckless driving arrest in 2012.

TMZ.com reported on Wednesday that the actress, who has been making her home in London while appearing in David Mamet's play "Speed The Plow" in the city's West End theatre district, had completed less than 20 hours of ...
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Man Claims Chris Brown Punched Him During Basketball Game

May 6th, 2015 8:37am EDT
Las Vegas Police Drop Battery Case Against Chris Brown
Chris Brown has been accused of punching a guy on a basketball court in Las Vegas on Monday, but the alleged victim has decided not to press charges against the singer.

The incident reportedly took place during an early morning game at the Palms Casino Resort's Hardwood Suite.

Police investigated the incident in which Brown was the main suspect. The star's rep has defended the star, saying the accuser was "unruly" and an "uninvited" party guest who was asked to leave the bash. The rep added, "Chris was not in an altercation with this person."

TMZ.com reports that the alleged victim calle...
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Rosie’s Custody Battle Just Became Extremely Ugly

May 5th, 2015 9:24am EDT
Rosie O'Donnell's Wife Plays The 'You're On Drugs' Card As Custo
Nothing says "imploding celebrity marriage" like the words "force my wife to undergo random drug testing until our custody battle is over."

Granted, Rosie O'Donnell's estranged wife Michelle Rounds didn't say those exact words... but that's what she's pushing for as the split-up couple battles over custody of their daughter, two-year-old Dakota.

According to TMZ, Rounds is claiming that her spouse and former "The View" host is going overboard with alcohol and marijuana. If their current 50/50 custody split is upheld, Rounds will push for O'Donnell to undergo random drug testing. If, at an...
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Dead Motorist's Stepchildren File Lawsuit Against Jenner

May 2nd, 2015 10:35am EDT
Bruce Jenner
The family of a woman killed in a car crash involving Bruce Jenner has filed a wrongful death suit against the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star.

The legal action took place just one week after the former Olympian-turned-reality star opened up about transitioning from male to female during an interview with Diane Sawyer.

Kim Howe was killed after Jenner slammed into her Lexus on the Pacific Coast Highway in California in February. She lost control of the vehicle and collided with an oncoming Hummer.

Howe's two adult stepchildren have since filed a lawsuit against Jenner, claiming h...
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