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Another Bill Cosby Accuser Files Criminal Charges

January 15th, 2015 8:56am EST
Model Meets With Los Angeles Police To Pursue Charges Against Bi
Los Angeles police have interviewed Chloe Goins, who accused Bill Cosby of drugging her and sexually assaulting her in 2008. The model made a formal complaint against the comedian, claiming he attacked her at the Playboy mansion when she was 18.

According to Britain's Daily Mail, Goins said Cosby gave her a drink and "everything kind of went a little foggy." When she woke up, she was naked in a bedroom, and Cosby was sucking her toes and masturbating. When she confronted him, he ran out of the room.

On Wednesday, Goins and her attorney met authorities to pursue criminal charges against Co...
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Is Teresa Giudice Getting An Early Prison Release Date?

January 8th, 2015 4:03pm EST
Teresa Giudice Getting An Early Prison Release Date?
Just days after entering Danbury Federal Correction Institute in Danbury, Connecticut, Teresa Giudice has earned an early release date.

The Bureau of Prisons website's "inmate locator" feature lists the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star's release date as Feb. 5, 2016.

She was originally scheduled to be released in May of 2016.

Yahoo Celebrity revealed that the reality star could easily make six-figures upon her release from prison.

A sit down detailing her life behind bars could net her a huge payday.

"That alone is going to be a six-figure deal," predicted Ariel Stepp of the firm ...
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Why Are Beats Headphones Creators Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre Being Sued?

January 7th, 2015 8:39pm EST
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre
Music moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are being sued over their Beats audio products by a former partner in the electronics business venture who claims they duped him into selling his shares in the company before selling out to Apple.

Noel Lee, the CEO and founder of Monster Inc., which manufactures audio and video cables and components, filed the suit in San Mateo, California Superior Court on Tuesday, claiming that he would have greatly profited from the sale of Beats in 2014 had he not off his shares in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Apple bought beats from Iovine and Dre, real name Andre...
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U.S. Still Looking To Extradite Roman Polanski For Sex Crime

January 7th, 2015 8:36pm EST
Roman Polanski
Filmmaker Roman Polanski is still wanted by authorities in the United States over an unlawful sex with a minor conviction in 1978.

The director, who fled the country for Europe after he pleaded guilty to the charges, is still a wanted man and is currently in Poland, where he was detained for questioning back in October but set free.

Polanski, 81, is reportedly preparing to begin filming a movie in the area, but the U.S. government has asked the Polish government to hand over Polanski so it can finally punish him for his crimes.

A spokesperson for the Polish prosecutor general told the As...
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Dustin Diamond Could Get 10 Years In Jail For Stabbing

January 6th, 2015 8:40am EST
Dustin Diamond Headed To Trial Over Stabbing Incident
Former "Saved By The Bell" star Dustin Diamond is going to trial following a stabbing in Wisconsin on Christmas Day.

The 37-year-old actor was arrested on Dec. 25 for reportedly using a switchblade on an individual at the Grand Avenue Saloon in Port Washington. Diamond claimed the stabbing was an accident and that he was merely defending his fiancee, Amanda Schutz, during an altercation with a woman and two men.

Diamond's attorney, Thomas Alberti, has stated that the actor acted in self-defense and was confident he would be cleared of all charges.

Police charged Diamond with felony re...
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Teresa Giudice Is In The Slammer

January 5th, 2015 6:10pm EST
'Housewives' Star Teresa Giudice Starts 15-Month Prison Sentence
"The Real Housewives Of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice started serving her 15-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday morning. She turned herself in to authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury at 3 a.m., seven hours before her scheduled arrival.

The reality star and her husband Joe Giudice, both 42, were convicted of bank and mail fraud in October. The couple pleaded guilty in March to hiding assets from bankruptcy court and submitting fake applications to obtain around $5 million in mortgages and construction loans.

Teresa's attorney, James J. Leonard, Jr., ...
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'Real Housewives' Star Porsha Williams Arrested

December 30th, 2014 8:40am EST
Porsha Williams
"The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams was arrested in Georgia on Monday for speeding.

The Bravo reality TV star was driving on the highway when police pulled her over for going 78 miles per hour in a 55 miles-per-hour zone. Authorities took Williams into custody and booked her for speeding and driving with a suspended license.

According to TMZ.com, she was released on $1,726 bail.

It isn't the first time Williams has had trouble with the law this year. In April, she was arrested and charged with battery after an altercation with fellow "Housewives" star Kenya Moore during...
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Dustin Diamond Arrested In Wisconsin

December 26th, 2014 6:15pm EST
Dustin Diamond
Former Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond was arrested in Wisconsin on Friday morning after allegedly stabbing someone at a bar.

Diamond was taken into custody late Thursday evening after he got into an altercation with someone who was taking pictures of him. The actor confronted the man and stabbed him under the arm, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.com.

Diamond reportedly left the bar with his wife and was arrested shortly after by police, who found the knife -- an illegal switchblade -- in Diamond's car. The actor was booked for reckless endangerment and carrying a conce...
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Dr. Luke Drops A Bombshell In Kesha Lawsuit

December 26th, 2014 4:47pm EST
Kesha
The defamation lawsuit filed by music producer Dr. Luke against Kesha looks like it just took a turn in his favor as a new pieces of evidence he's provided appear to contradict her accusations against him.

Back in October the singer accused Dr. Luke of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she worked with him earlier in her career.

The producer, real name Lukasz Gottwald, filed a countersuit for defamation and extortion, claiming Kesha made up the accusations in order to get out of her contract with him.

TMZ obtained a photo of a birthday card Dr. Luke received from the singe...
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Santa’s 2014 Naughty List – These Stars Should Expect A Big Lump Of Coal!

December 24th, 2014 7:01pm EST
12 Celebrities On Santa's 2014 Naughty List
Every year Santa Claus makes a list (and checks it twice) to find out who's been naughty and who's been nice throughout the year, and to help the big man out we've compiled a list of a dozen folks who we think should be expecting a big, fat lump of coal in their stockings this year.

Two of the year's biggest offenders are those folks up there ^ The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe (Giuseppe).

The couple was indicted on over 40 counts of tax, mail and wire fraud earlier this year for not filing taxes and securing huge loans by making up income informati...
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