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…

Working for Weinstein Included Unwanted Touching and Semen Cleanup, According to New Lawsuit

When Sandeep Rehal first took a job as Harvey Weinstein’s assistant in 2013, she said he told her that he was “a tough guy and hard to work for.” That could mean many things: Long hours, too many coffee runs, or demanding perfection in maintaining schedules and other professional duties. But in a new lawsuit, Rehal…

Satanic Temple Threatens to Sue Twitter for Religious Discrimination After They Were Threatened With Arson 

Here’s the latest development in a fight that started weirdly and only got weirder as time went on: the Satanic Temple is threatening to sue Twitter over an imbroglio that began with former child-actor Corey Feldman ranting about “Satanic nutbags” and retweeting a call to burn down their headquarters, and ended,…

Rep. Blake Farenthold Is Being Investigated by the House Ethics Committee [Updated]

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas)—a man “so unattractive it’s unbelievable,” in the abundantly correct words of Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)—was sued in 2014 by his former communications director for gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and creating a hostile work environment, and was recently reported to have …