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Mischa Barton's Momager Did Bad Things

April 8th, 2015 10:46am EDT
Former 'O.C.' Star Mischa Barton Sues Mom For Stealing Money, Ex
Mischa Barton is suing her manager mother, claiming the woman stole money from her and kicked her out of her home in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The former "O.C." actress says mom Nuala is a "greedy stage mother posing as a talent manager." She claims Nuala lied to her about her income from a film called "The Hoarder," according to documents obtained by TMZ.com. Barton discovered that she was paid more than her mother suggested, leading to the conclusion that Nuala pocked more than the 10 percent management fee.

In the lawsuit, Barton says her mother used her daughter's name to open a fashion b...
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Rapper DMX Is In Hot Water Again

April 6th, 2015 3:50pm EDT
Man Says Rapper DMX Robbed Him At A NJ Gas Station
Rapper DMX has been accused of robbing a person at a New Jersey gas station early Sunday morning. A 21-year-old unnamed man has accused the star of pulling a gun on him and demanding cash after the pair had a “brief conversation about rap music,” according to Newark Police Department Sergeant Ronald Glover.

The man claims DMX stole $3,200 in cash from him after he pulled it out of his pocket.

DMX, 44, was in the area after performing at the Masters of Ceremony Hip Hop Reunion concert with fellow rap stars Rakim, Mobb Deep, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick and Kid Capri on Saturday night...
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Richie Sambora Under Police Investigation?

April 5th, 2015 7:30am EDT
Richie Sambora Denise Death Threat Allegations Against Ex
Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has denied allegations he did not assault and threaten to kill former girlfriend and business partner, Nikki Lund.

Sambora said through his representative that Lund's charges were "false allegations."

"The charges against my client are contradictory, press-seeking, false allegations. This is a cluster of fabricated lies in retaliation for Mr Sambora's decision to cease further funding of the unprofitable partnership, plain and simple. She filed a cluster of lies 13 days later in retaliation for his no longer funding this unprofitable partnership," ...
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Nikki Lund Says Ex Richie Sambora Threatened To Kill Her

April 4th, 2015 9:45am EDT
Police To Question Richie Sambora For Threatening To 'Bury' His
Police want to question Richie Sambora over reports that he threatened to kill his ex-lover and business partner Nikki Lund.

The rocker reportedly got angry at Lund after she pulled out of a clothing line project and during a phone call threatened to "dig a hole in the desert and bury her," according to the Daily Mail.

Lund filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Department, who plans on questioning the former Bon Jovi rocker.

A spokesman for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office told the New York Daily News, "I am confirming we are investigating such an incident. (The complainant) s...
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Harvey Weinstein Questioned Over Groping Incident

March 31st, 2015 9:27am EDT
Italian Model Claims Harvey Weinstein Groped Her
A woman has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse. The producer has been questioned by New York City police over allegations he inappropriately touched a 22-year-old Italian model.

The model filed a police report following an encounter at the Tribeca Film Center in Manhattan on Friday. The unidentified woman claims Weinstein, 63, touched her privates and groped her breasts.

A police source told the New York Daily News: "He initiated the contact. He saw her and spoke to her. She didn't know who he was until he approached her."

A representative for the NYPD confirmed the com...
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Good News For Chris Brown

March 21st, 2015 12:33pm EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown can finally move forward in his life after completing the probation stemming from his 2009 assault of ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

The hip hop star went to court in Los Angeles on Friday, and the judge overseeing the case announced Brown's probation was over after the singer's probation officer revealed he completed his court-ordered community service sentence of 1,000 hours, according to TMZ.com.

Things didn't look so good two months ago after Brown was forced to postpone the start of his joint tour with Trey Songz because he left Los Angeles County to play a show in San Jose, Cal...
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Will Hip Hop Star's Bail Be Set At $25 Million?

March 20th, 2015 12:06pm EDT
Prosecutors Want Suge Knight's Bail Set At $25 Million
Prosecutors are seeking to set bail for Marion "Suge" Knight's hit-and-run murder case at $25 million due to the star's violent past.

In January, the Death Row Records co-founder was charged with murder and attempted murder after running over and killing his friend Terry Carter and injuring Cle "Bone" Sloan in a burger stand parking lot in Los Angeles. The incident took place on the film set for documentary "Straight Outta Compton."

Knight has pleaded not guilty to both counts. Knight faces up to life in prison if convicted. His attorney David Kenner has said Knight was ambushed.

On Thur...
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Nicolas Brendon Reveals Shocking Personal History

March 18th, 2015 11:38am EDT
Nicholas Brendon
Former "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon says the reason he's been acting out recently is the result of a depression caused by being molested as a child.

The actor was arrested on Friday in Tallahassee, Fla., for reportedly trashing a hotel room. He was released on $1,000 bail and charged with criminal mischief. Brendon claimed he had a "black out" while coming off medication for depression.

It's the third time in recent months that the star, 43, has had troubles with the law. In February, he was arrested in Fort Lauderdale on suspician of felony grand theft. In October, he...
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Angie Stone Arrested After Knocking Out Daughter's Teeth

March 11th, 2015 3:07pm EDT
Angie Stone
R&B singer Angie Stone was arrested and charged with domestic aggravated assault on Monday after getting into a physical altercation with her daughter Diamond, 30, and knocking out her front teeth.

The singer reportedly confronted her daughter for not cleaning up after her children, who were reportedly running around her home uncontrollably and half-naked before things escalated.

According to TMZ.com, Diamond punched Angie in the face, after which Angie she picked up a metal jewelry stand and smashed it across her daughter's mouth, knocking out a couple of her teeth.

Angie claims her dau...
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'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Loss Will Cost Robin Thick & Pharrell Williams Big Bucks

March 11th, 2015 12:10am EDT
Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Lose Copyright Infringement Laws
A Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of the children of late singer Marvin Gaye on Tuesday, awarding them $7.3 million in their copyright infringement case against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke over their 2013 hit single "Blurred Lines."

The two singers have spent nearly the last two years battling accusations that the song ripped off the Motown legend's "Got To Give It Up."

The case spent the past two weeks in court, where Thicke played numerous songs on the piano to show that lots of songs have similarities and lawyers played parts of Gaye's hit single to convince an eight-person fede...
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