Legal Issues

Kesha Swore Under Oath That Dr. Luke Didn't Make Sexual Advances Towards Her

October 22nd, 2014 8:32am EDT
Last week, Kesha made headlines after she accused producer Dr. Luke of mentally and sexually abusing her for years. She claims that's what forced her to go to rehab in Illinois earlier this year for two months.

Kesha has claimed the producer forced himself on her after making her take drugs and alcohol during a flight. She also accused Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald, of taking advantage of her in a hotel suite after giving her drugs.

The singer's accusations are holding less weight after a judge released a 2011 deposition in which she swore under oath that she had never been intimat...

Kesha Files Lawsuit Against Music Producer Dr. Luke For Physical, Verbal And Sexual Abuse, He Responds With Countersuit

October 14th, 2014 11:18pm EDT
Pop star Kesha has accused one of her former music producers of being the reason she ended up in an Illinois rehab clinic for two months earlier this year.

The singer filed suit against Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald, accusing him of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she spent working with him.

Gottwald signed Kesha, full name Kesha Rose Sebert, to a record deal when she was 18-years-old, and she says that during the past 10 years he's been nothing but abusive to her, both physically and mentally, and he even sexually assaulted her on at least one occasion.

Kesha cla...

False Alarm: Police Called To Investigate Possible Stephen Collins Suicide

October 8th, 2014 1:31pm EDT
Stephen Collins
Los Angeles Police Department officers were called to the home of actor Stephen Collins on Tuesday evening to investigate reports of a gunshot being heard.

The actor made headlines earlier in the day when an audio tape containing the former "7th Heaven" star admitted to molesting several young girls over a decade ago surfaced on

Collins gave several details about his crimes during a therapy session with estranged wife Faye Grant, who secretly recorded them and gave the tape to the LAPD to investigate. The case was closed in 2012 because there were no victims who came forward with...

Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Sentenced To Six Months In Jail

October 8th, 2014 10:03am EDT
Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Sentenced To Six Months In Jail
Jesse Helt, the homeless man whom Miley Cyrus took to the Video Music Awards over the summer, has been sentenced to six months in jail for violating his probation.

Helt, 22, turned himself into police in his native Oregon in August a few days after he went to the Los Angeles prize giving. He was booked for breaking the terms of his 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.

On Tuesday, Helt returned to court and pleaded...

Sarah Hyland Granted 3-Year Restraining Order Against Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

October 7th, 2014 9:11am EDT
Sarah Hyland
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland should sleep better at night knowing that her abusive ex-boyfriend has been ordered to stay 100 yards away from her.

A judge has granted the 23-year-old actress's request for a permanent restraining order and has banned Matthew Prokop from contacting her for the next three years, according to

The couple dated for five years and split up in May. Hyland sought a protection order in September, claiming Prokop verbally and physically terrorized her during their relationship. He reportedly threatened to harm her dog and set one of her homes on fire.


Judge Says Teresa Giudice's 'Disrespect For The Court' Is Why She Was Given A Prison Sentence

October 3rd, 2014 7:43pm EDT
Joe and Teresa Giudice
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice could have escaped prison time if she had just done what the judge and investigators into her bank fraud crimes had asked of her.

During Thursday's sentencing of Giudice and her husband Giuseppe, aka Joe, Judge Esther Salas told her that she had considered handing her a sentence of just probation, but her cavalier attitude toward filing her financial disclosure was the lone factor in her decision to sentence the mother of four to 15 months in prison.

"I will say on the outset, I'm going to focus on what I didn't say to your husband -- that...

Tracy Morgan Lashes Out At Wal-Mart

October 1st, 2014 9:57am EDT
Tracy Morgan: 'I Can't Believe Wal-Mart Is Blaming Me'
Tracy Morgan is stunned that Wal-Mart is partially blaming him for the injuries he sustained in a crash involving one of their drivers earlier this year in New Jersey.

As part of their defense in a lawsuit filed by Morgan, Lawyers representing the big box store suggest the comedian should have been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The former "30 Rock" star, whose mentor and best friend Jimmy McNair died in the accident, is shocked by the claim.

He explained, "I can't believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused. My friends and I were doing nothing wrong."


Naked Female Intruder Skinny Dips At Keanu Reeves' LA Home

September 24th, 2014 4:15pm EDT
Naked Female Intruder Skinny Dips At  Keanu Reeves' LA Home
While some men wouldn't mind finding a naked woman taking a dip in their swimming pool, celebrities aren't usually fond of intruders.

Last week, two women were arrested at Keanu Reeves' home in two separate incidents. The actor wasn't present at his Los Angeles residence on Tuesday when a woman made her way through the unlocked door, took off all her clothes, showered, and then took a swim in his pool.

A cleaning crew on the property thought the woman's actions were suspicious and called Reeves, who in turn asked them to call the police. Officers arrived on the scene and placed the woman ...

'Modern Family' Star Sarah Hyland Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against Ex

September 24th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
'Modern Family' Star Sarah Hyland Gets Temporary Restraining Ord
'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland has filed a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, actor Matt Prokop. According to documents obtained by TMZ, Prokop choked Hyland, pushed her and threatened her life.

According to TMZ, it is alleged that Prokop pinned Hyland against a car during an argument in May, yelling, "c--t, c--t, c--t" and choking her. Hyland's co-star Julie Bowen reportedly was witness to this particular scene.

Revealed the 23 year-old Hyland in the gripping documents, "His grip was so tight that I could not breathe or speak. I was scared and in fear for my life." ...

25 Stars Whose Personal Nude Photos Were Stolen And Shared Online

September 22nd, 2014 9:48am EDT
Amber Heard, Kate Bosworth, Hope Solo Among Latest Stars Whose P
UPDATE: a second batch of photos leaked on September 21, which included several other stars.

Amber Heard, Kate Bosworth, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna were all victims this time; and even more nudes of Jennifer Lawrence were posted online.

U.S. Soccer star Hope Solo was also one of the victims and several very explicit photos of her were also released.

Heard, who is engaged to actor Johnny Depp, also reportedly posted a series of topless photos holding a message for her beau, referring to him as "Tonto," leading us to believe the photos were sent to him while he was off filming "The Lone Ra...