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Teresa Giudice Homecoming Gift Too Much?

12/24/2015 9:40am EST
Teresa Giudice New Car Gift From Husband Joe Too 'Extravagant'?
Teresa Giudice's reunion with her family after one year in prison was topped off by a nice surprise from her husband Joe, a new car.

But what should have been a time of celebration quickly turned into criticism as media outlets reported that extravagant gift was not necessary for a couple who have long had money troubles.

Giudice's lawyer, James. J. Leonard spoke to People Magazine and stated, "She needs a car, end of story. Just like anyone else who needs a car.

The "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star was gifted with a black Lexus SUV, complete with a large red bow.

The reality star,...
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Teresa Giudice Is 'Free,' Lawyer Confirms 'RHONJ' Star Is Home From Prison

12/23/2015 3:50am EST
Teresa Giudice Home Sweet Home: 'RHONJ' Star's Prison Cell Days
It's home sweet home for Teresa Giudice. After serving almost a year in prison, the RHONJ star's lawyer drove her home to her husband Joe and their four children early Wednesday morning. She'll spend six weeks on home confinement followed by two years of supervised release, but her prison cell days are finally behind her.

James Leonard, Teresa's attorney confirmed to Bravo that he left FCI Danbury with Teresa at 5:01 a.m., stating simply, "She's free."

Welcome home @Teresa_Giudice! #RHONJ

— Andy Cohen (@Andy) December 23, 2015

Leonard cleared up rumors that Teresa's husband Joe drove ...
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Madonna Speaks, Finally! Did Or Didn't Sean Penn Abuse Her In Marriage?

12/18/2015 9:09am EST
Finally, Madonna Goes On Record, Addresses Sean Penn Abuse Rumor
Madonna finally expressed herself! The Material Girl gave sworn testimony on long-standing rumors about Sean Penn's domestic abuse during their marriage, according to Us Magazine Madge had this to say about Lee Daniels' -- and tabloids -- assault claims: Sean never hit her, ever.

Citing the Weekly report, the bickering about Sean Penn abusing Madonna during their marriage of four years may be officially closed soon. With permission from the New York State Supreme Court, media sources obtained an affidavit signed by the singer.

“I am aware of the allegations that have surfaced over the ye...
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Teresa Giudice Looking For 'Low-Key' Christmas

12/15/2015 9:04am EST
Teresa Giudice Looking For 'Low-Key' Christmas Upon Release From
Teresa Giudice will be wrapping up her prison term after one year and is looking forward to a "low-key" Christmas with her four girls and husband Joe Giuduce.

According to E! News, the once over-the-top reality star is interested in spending quality time with her family and is not as interested in all the glitz, glamour and towers of presents she used to enjoy during the holiday season.

Said a source close to the family to E!, "All Teresa wants is a very low-key Christmas at home with her family. She's nine days away from getting out and it's her only focus."

"She and Joe have had conver...
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George Clooney's Old Flame's Stalker Finally Sentenced

12/14/2015 11:38pm EST
George Clooney's Ex-Girlfriend Relieved: Lisa Snowdon's Alleged
One of George Clooney's ex-girlfriends is breathing easier today. According to an exclusive report via The Sun, Lisa Snowdon's stalker was convicted in April, months after his arrest for sending her nearly a thousand harassing text messages. After long delays, the court handed down its sentence.

Sources say Brian Allwin, 35, sent George Clooney's former girlfriend, 43, about 990 unwanted texts over a two-month period. Court records show that Snowdon's alleged stalker sent a series of sexually explicit and threatening text messages between October and December of last year.

One was a req...
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Bill Cosby Claims His Accusers Ruined His Reputation, Now He's Suing Them

12/14/2015 11:19pm EST
Bill Cosby Countersuit
More than 40 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault and now the 78-year-old comedian is fighting back, claiming that the women have ruined his reputation and caused him to lose out on lucrative contracts with NBC and Netflix.

On Monday, Cosby's legal team confirmed that a countersuit was filed against seven women who are suing him for defamation, calling their accusations "malicious, opportunistic, and false and defamatory."

Cosby has been accused of assaulting dozens of women over the course of four decades, with some of the women claiming he drugged them or supplied them with d...
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Criss Angel Going Through Trying Times

12/14/2015 9:52am EST
Criss Angel Fights Lawsuit Threat As Son Battles Leukemia
While Criss Angel's son is fighting leukemia, the illusionist is also battling the threat of a lawsuit from his former girlfriend.

Sandra Gonzalez, who had an on-again, off-again relationship with the Mindfreak star from 2009 (including a brief engagement) until they ultimately split in 2014, is alleging that she is owed palimony damages and was instrumental in Angel's success within the entertainment industry.

Angel's career goes back to the 1990's and he's been one of the world's best-known illusionists for more than a decade. His first television series, Criss Angel Mindfreak, ran from...
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Teresa Giudice's Kids Call Her Prison Release 'A Christmas Miracle'

12/13/2015 6:55am EST
Teresa Giudice's Release From Prison 'A Christmas Miracle': Here
Teresa Giudice will be released from prison next week and she'll be sporting a new piece of jewelry when she heads home. The RHONJ star, who plans to party with her jailhouse friends before she gets sprung, will have to wear an ankle bracelet and abide by the rules of home confinement until she has served her full sentence.

Eleven months ago on January 5, Giudice reported to FCI Danbury prison in Connecticut shortly before 3 a.m. On December 23, she will head back to her New Jersey home just in time to celebrate Christmas with her husband Joe and daughters Gia, Milania, Audriana and Gabrie...
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'RHONJ' Teresa Giudice Home For Christmas?

12/9/2015 9:49am EST
'RHONJ' Teresa Giudice Home For Christmas? Family Counts Down Da
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is just about ready to be released from prison, and it's not soon enough for her husband Joe and the couple's four daughters.

The Bravo star is reportedly thrilled to be able to spend the holidays with her family.

Giudice has been serving her time quietly for the past year.

"Everyone's doing a countdown. It's an exciting time," a source said to E! News. "Everyone's excited to see her again and come over to the house and hug her."

"Everyone's just very proud of how she's handled things and gotten through it and stayed strong. They'r...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's BFF Talks About Her Final Hours

12/5/2015 8:12pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Bobbi Kristina Brown's best friend, Danyela Bradely, is opening up about what it was like just before her death. She testified about Brown's drug use and the violence that she allegedly suffered at the hands of her boyfriend, Nick Gordon.

A deposition taken on Nov. 9 was obtained by Radaronline in a lawsuit filed by Russell J. Eckerman, who was apparently injured after getting into a car crash that involved Brown and Bradley.

The deposition reveals how things manifested before Bobbi Kristina was discovered unconscious in a bathtub on Jan. 31.

Bobbi Kristina's close friend talked...
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