Digital Privacy Advocates Are Concerned About the Shitty Media Men List Lawsuit: 'This Was an Important Tool' 

Last week, writer, filmmaker and accused shitty media man Stephen Elliott filed suit against Moira Donegan, the self-identified creator of the Shitty Media Men list. In that time, a legal defense fund for Donegan has raised over $100,000 and she’s retained the counsel of Robbie Kaplan, co-founder of the Time’s Up…

Lawsuit Claims Avon Discriminated Against a Pregnant Employee, Is 'a Company Run by Men' [Updated]

For the past few years, veteran cosmetics company Avon has been trying very, very hard to re-brand, faced with an army of newer competitors who are also trying to get regular women to sell clothes, makeup, hair wraps, and diet products to their friends and family. In a rather ironic wrinkle, a new lawsuit against the…

TLC's Ex-Manager Pebbles Settles After Suing Viacom for Portraying Her As 'Conniving and Dishonest'

TLC’s former manger (and recording artist in her own right) Perri “Pebbles” Reid and Viacom have reached a settlement in the $40 million defamation lawsuit Reid filed against the media company. In her complaint, Reid alleged that VH1's 2013 TLC biopic CrazySexyCool portrayed her as a “conniving and dishonest business…

Michael Jackson Estate Sues ABC Over 'Mediocre' Documentary Special

Last week, just hours before it debuted, news broke that the Michael Jackson estate was not happy with a two-hour ABC special dedicated to the King of Pop’s final moments. MJ’s estate claimed that the documentary, The Last Days of Michael Jackson, was in no way “sponsored or approved” by the late star’s family and…

Miley Cyrus Accused of Appropriation Again, This Time in a Lawsuit

We can stop talking about Miley Cyrus’s 2013 hit “We Can’t Stop” one day, conceivably, but today is not that day. The song, as well as its accompanying twerk-featuring video and “strategic hot mess” of a VMAs performance were called out for appropriation by culture writers and seemingly mocked by Jay-Z in song. And…

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