After quoting Spicoli in court papers and referring to Sean Penn’s defamation lawsuit against him as “bogus,” Empire creator Lee Daniels has changed his tune and decided to settle.
A jury has awarded $55 million to a woman who sued Johnson & Johnson, blaming her ovarian cancer on their talcum powder products. This is the second major jury verdict against the company on the issue—just this year.
Moschino designer Jeremy Scott has again filed a motion to dismiss a copyright lawsuit from Brooklyn graffiti artist Rime, who claims that Scott copied elements from one of his murals for a fall 2015 piece that was later worn by Katy Perry; this time, Scott’s legal team’s absurd response compared Rime to “the Black…
A disgruntled Starbucks customer is suing the popular coffee chain, claiming its iced drinks are insufficient and falsely advertised.
In July of last year, 35 of the women accusing Bill Cosby of rape were photographed and interviewed by New York magazine, a powerful testament to what an allegedly heinous and villainous rapist the once-beloved entertainer is. On Tuesday, a judge swiftly turned down a demand from Cosby’s lawyers for the magazine to…
Paul Nungesser, the alleged rapist of Columbia graduate Emma Sulkowicz—who came into the spotlight for her senior thesis art project, Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight)—has filed a new 100-page complaint against the school one month after a judge dismissed his case.
In July 2015, panic reigned among the extramaritally active when hackers grabbed millions of profiles from Ashley Madison. Some of them are doubtless panicking again today, after a judge ruled that they can’t be anonymous in a class action suit against the cheating website.
The next stage in this ugly war between co-parents slash ex-lovers Ciara and Future continues with a lawsuit in which Future describes his ex-fiancée’s last album as a “flop.”
A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit from the stars of TLC’s Sister Wives over Utah’s ban on polygamous marriages, and with it a 2013 ruling that removed the threat of arrest for polygamous families.
Beyoncé is suing a clothing company called Feyoncé, Inc. over copyright infringement. The singer says the defendants have ignored her requests to halt sales of their products, and that Feyoncé, Inc. is causing Beyoncé, Inc. “irreparable harm.”
“Jackie,” the UVA student at the center of the discredited, retracted campus rape story from Rolling Stone, must testify in a defamation lawsuit against the magazine, a judge has ruled. Jackie’s attorneys had argued that the woman would be “re-traumatized” if she were compelled to be deposed in the suit.
Justin Timberlake, a former animatronic Disney-bot who became a real boy, then a real man, and then a real musical tour de force, is now being sued by Cirque du Soleil. Is this reality?
NWA’s ex-manager Gerald Heller can proceed with his defamation lawsuit against Straight Outta Compton, after a judge ruled against its dismissal on Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday that they are suing North Carolina officials over a new law that prevents trans people from using bathrooms that don’t match their biological sex. The law also bans cities and counties from creating anti-discrimination laws. The ACLU is pretty sure the law violates…
A woman who tried to stop TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress from airing her episode before her wedding day won’t get the happy ending she wants.
This is the Betty White dirt we’ve been waiting for.
An assistant professor at Columbia University’s business school has filed a Title IX gender discrimination lawsuit against the university, alleging that she was sexually harassed by a male colleague. Columbia officials, she charges, “dismissed and belittled” her claims. The suit also says that the school “does not…
The decision by a Florida jury to grant $140 million in damages for a story on Gawker.com about a Hulk Hogan sex tape was extraordinary. The number is far larger than even the plaintiff himself had asked for in relief. It’s a huge pay-day for an indiscretion that would have been quickly forgotten, one among many in…