Tele Pay USA, one of the nation’s largest phone-sex purveyors, was recently hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging that it has cheated at least one employee, and possibly hundreds of others, out of compensation.
A woman claiming to be Salvador Dalí’s illegitimate daughter has successfully won a court order to exhume the long-dead painter’s body in order to provide a DNA sample. Pilar Abel, an astrologer and tarot card reader, claims that Dalí had an affair with her mother in 1955. The secondary question of whether Dalí’s…
A Jerusalem court has ruled in favor of 83-year-old plaintiff Renee Rabinowitz, who sued Israel’s El Al airline for asking her to move seats at the request of a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) man, the New York Times reports. The court found that asking people to move due to their gender violated Israel’s anti-discrimination…
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced today that he’s filed a lawsuit in federal court against aggressive and threatening demonstrators outside an abortion clinic in Queens. Schneiderman says the demonstrators are preventing patients from entering Choices Medical Center with illegal physical contact…
The University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi has settled its defamation suit against Rolling Stone regarding allegations that some of its members participated in a gang rape, a claim that was put forth in the now-retracted 2014 article “A Rape on Campus.”
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Josh Duggar reportedly wants to join his sisters’ breach-of-privacy lawsuit over the publication of allegations that he molested them.
Rebel Wilson is currently embroiled in a defamation case against Bauer Media, the publisher of Woman’s Day magazine, alleging that they painted her as a compulsive liar in a series of articles with no legitimate basis. As the hearings continue, even weirder details of Wilson’s dealings with magazine staff have emerged.
After being sued earlier this week for “infliction of emotional distress and civil assault and battery,” FreemantleMedia has agreed not to air a segment of America’s Got Talent featuring an anonymous couple and their daughter who claim they were “humiliated” by show producers and host Tyra Banks.
A warrant for Bikram Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury’s arrest was issued today by a Los Angeles judge who has reportedly fled the country without paying a penny of the millions of dollars he owes to Minakshi Jafa-Bodden for a sexual harassment lawsuit.
In 2015, Woman’s Day published some scandalous info about Rebel Wilson based off an anonymous tip from a commenter, who said Wilson was lying about her age and background. This week, Wilson’s defamation case against Women’s Day’s parent company Bauer Media for writing pieces based off this tip from an “obsessed and…
A new suit filed against in Los Angeles Tuesday by a contestant on the forthcoming season of America’s Got Talent alleging that new judge Tyra Banks “humiliated” her daughter on set and “physically manipulated and abused” her, too.
Wednesday night’s Real Housewives of New York ended with a friend of Luann D’Agostino (formerly Luann de Lesseps) telling Carole Radziwill that the countess was only marrying her fiancé (now husband) Tom because “she has something to prove.” The friend, business woman Barbara Kavovit, did not want the conversation to…
It’s been a rough few weeks for heaving meat sack Alex Jones. First, the Infowars host lost a high profile custody battle following a 10-hour jury deliberation and now, in court again, he’s been forced to settle a defamation lawsuit filed against him by Greek yogurt company Chobani.
Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University and author of the recent book, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus, has been named, along with publisher HarperCollins, in a defamation lawsuit over the book.
To much applause, a Texas man named Brandon Vezmar is suing a woman he took out on a date because she texted during Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Vezmar is seeking $17.31, the cost of a ticket for a 3D screening of the film. This is bad.
Johnny Depp has never been the type to care about PR, which is good because—handling a divorce, a lawsuit from his former managers, and alleged depleting funds—the actor’s public image is more tarnished than it’s ever been before. (And here we once thought the Australian dog apology video was the lowest one could get.)
Lawsuits, lawsuits, lawsuits! Fyre Festival can’t get enough! The disastrous island nightmare has attracted yet another lawsuit, while the very first class action filed has gotten an exciting update. In a refreshing twist, complainants are finding someone to blame besides organizers Ja Rule and Billy McFarland.
The world can’t get enough of openly speculating about Richard Simmons’s well-being, and he’s getting sick of it. People reports that Simmons plans on suing Radar Online, the National Enquirer, and both rags’ parent company, American Media Inc., for “a hurtful campaign of defamations and privacy invasions” in their…
Jessica Golloher, a radio correspondent for Fox News Radio Network, claims in a new lawsuit that Fox used their new harassment hotline “to paint targets on the backs of employees,” Reuters reports. Golloher’s lawsuit claims she was laid off in retaliation for reporting sex discrimination.