A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million 

“It was probably one of the scariest things that ever happened to me,” New York-based comedian Jasmine Pierce said in a video posted to her Facebook page on October 15. Wearing a red baseball hat that read “Game On,” Pierce recounted her experience being served with an eye-popping $38 million defamation lawsuit by the…

Rebel Wilson's Defamation Trial Continues With Accusations of Interview Lies, and a Fixation on Disney

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.

A Brief Explainer About What the Heck Is Going On With Rebel Wilson's Defamation Case

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…

Richard Simmons Is Reportedly Suing Tabloids for Defamation and Invasion of Privacy

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…

Jury Will Decide If Rolling Stone Acted With 'Reckless Disregard' in Publishing Discredited UVA Story

A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone filed by Nicole Eramo, University of Virginia’s Associate Dean of Students, is set for trial next month. A judge has ruled that the jury will have to decide whether the magazine acted with a “reckless disregard for the truth” in publishing Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s now-debunked…

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James Woods Is This Close to Discovering Who Called Him a 'Ridiculous Scum Clown-Boy' on Twitter

James Woods has spent the last six months engaged in two very meaningful pursuits: tweeting, mainly about politics—Obama is popular among people on welfare, Bernie Sanders is a “commie scarecrow”—and suing the anonymous Twitter user who called him a “cocaine addict” and a “ridiculous scum clown-boy.” On Wednesday,…