Tag: Celebrity legal affairs

Six Women Accuse Brett Ratner Of Sexual Harassment Or Misconduct

Six women, including actress Olivia Munn, accused director and producer Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct in a wide-ranging Los Angeles Times report. TV and film actress Natasha Henstridge told the Times that when she was 19 years old, Ratner forced her to perform oral sex on him after a party. “He physically forced…

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole The Nevada Board of Parole granted O.J. Simpson parole at a hearing on Thursday, where Simpson spoke publicly. Simpson has served 9 years of a 33-year sentencing for robbery and kidnapping in a sports memorabilia dealer’s Las Vegas hotel room in 2007. He said he takes responsibility for his actions that…

Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI

Professional golfer Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office took Woods into custody about 3 a.m. before releasing him more than seven hours later, according to local reports. The 41-year-old, one of the most successful golfers in history, lives in Jupiter…

Doctor: Alex Jones Diagnosed With Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Alex Jones was diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder in a psychiatric evaluation, the divorce case manager confirmed during his custody trial in Austin on Wednesday. Austin psychologist Alissa Sherry said that a different doctor compiled the report, part of what she said was the most time-consuming divorce case she has ever worked. People diagnosed with…

Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In His Prison Cell

Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez killed himself overnight in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections said Wednesday morning. Hernandez hanged himself with a bedsheet and tried to block his single-occupancy cell’s door, officials said; he was found at about 3 a.m. and pronounced dead at the hospital. The former…

Shia LaBeouf Arrested At “He Will Not Divide Us” Protest In Queens

LaBeouf was arrested on misdemeanor assault and other charges after the altercation, which police said wasn’t necessarily about Trump. Shia LaBeouf was arrested after an altercation at a live-streamed anti-Trump protest he has been leading in Queens, police said Thursday morning. Video from the live stream shows the 30-year-old actor and performance artist being led…

Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker, Will Remove Several Articles

Nick Denton, former head of Gawker Media, announced Wednesday that a settlement has been reached in the Hulk Hogan lawsuit, with the website agreeing to take down several posts, including the one regarding Hogan’s leaked sex tape. “After four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge going back even further, a settlement…

Brad Pitt Investigated for Child Abuse

LAPD is investigating actor Brad Pitt for an alleged incident aboard a private jet in which he became verbally and physically abusive with his children. Pitt is reported to have been drinking on the flight last Wednesday and eventually became agitated, at some point screaming at some of his six children with actress Angelina Jolie.…

Trial Against Bill Cosby Set For June 5

A Pennsylvania judge has set a trial date in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, as Cosby’s lawyer claims the disgraced celebrity is a victim of “racial bias.” Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill on Tuesday set the tentative trial date for June 5, 2017, noting that the trial might even be earlier, as Cosby…

Police Raiding Chris Brown’s Home

Los Angeles police are reportedly searching Chris Brown’s home after he allegedly threatened a woman with a gun. According to TMZ, the unnamed female called 911 early Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to report that the R&B singer pulled a firearm during a tense argument with her at a home. Later in the morning, according…

Amber Heard Granted Restraining Order Against Johnny Depp [VIDEO]

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has granted actress Amber Heard a restraining order against her soon-to-be ex-husband Johnny Depp. During divorce proceedings on Friday, Heard reportedly accused Depp of assaulting her, displaying photographs that she said showed bruises from Depp’s multiple alleged attacks. The pair had been married just 15 months, TMZ reported. Actor…

Prince Estate Judge Orders DNA Test [VIDEO]

Bremer Trust of St. Cloud, the special administrator appointed to handle Prince’s assets, was given permission to have DNA tests done on late rocker Prince’s blood via an order issued Friday by the Carver County judge overseeing Prince’s estate. Judge Kevin Eide also issued a separate order in which those with a claim against Prince’s…

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Pleads Guilty in Dog Trial [VIDEO]

The wife of Johnny Depp, actress Amber Heard, pleaded guilty Monday to falsifying quarantine documents after allegations she smuggled her two Yorkshire Terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia while visiting last year. Prosecutors dropped two charges of illegally importing an animal. Heard’s lawyer said his client made a “terrible mistake” and thought the dogs’ travel…

Taylor Swift Donates $250,000 to Kesha [VIDEO]

Taylor Swift showed her support for Kesha on Sunday by donating $250,000 to the pop singer after she faced a legal setback in her dispute with producer Dr. Luke. Kesha’s mother also confirmed the news in a tweet. Last week, a New York judge refused to release Kesha from her contract with Dr. Luke, whom…

Kanye West Is In Debt Asked Mark Zuckerberg For 1 Billion [VIDEO]

Kanye West said that he is $53 million in debt just before he appeared on Saturday Night Live to promote the release of his new album The Life of Pablo. The rapper tweeted about his personal finances and on Sunday asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion in his ideas because “he is…

Judge Won’t Stop Cosby Trial Due to Old ‘Deal’ [VIDEO]

A PA judge has decided that a sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed despite Cosby’s claim that he had an immunity deal. Cosby’s attorneys sought to have the case thrown out because of an alleged 2005 verbal agreement between the comedian and then-district attorney Bruce Castor not to criminally prosecute him for the…

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

SCOLL DOWN TO SEE COSBY on LARRY KING Bill Cosby was charged with sexual assault in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. District Attorney Kevin Steele said his office found evidence that Cosby drugged and digitally penetrated Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, at his home in 2004. “In the course of their association, the…

Madonna In Custody Battle With Guy Ritchie Over Son Rocco [VIDEO]

Madonna is reportedly involved in an inter-national court battle over her 15-year-old son, Rocco, who told a judge that he would rather live with his father, director Guy Ritchie, than continue to travel on his superstar mom’s world tour. The teen instead has asked a British court to live in London with his father, Page…

Real Housewife Released From Prison [VIDEO]

Teresa Giudice, the 43-year-old star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey, was released from federal prison after serving nearly a year. Giudice’s lawyer, James Leonard Jr., met her at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, Wednesday morning, E! News reported. Giudice faces an additional 15 months in home confinement. Teresa and her…

Emile Hirsch Pleads Guilty to Assault [VIDEO]

Actor Emile Hirsch pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault Monday after being accused of putting a female studio executive in a chokehold in a Utah nightclub. Hirsch will spend 15 days in jail, pay a $4,750 fine, and serve 50 hours of community service. Records show that the actor put the woman in a chokehold and…

35 Bill Cosby Accusers Posed For New York Magazine Cover [VIDEO]

The latest cover of New York Magazine pictures 35 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them. The story and pictures, put together by Noreen Malone and Amanda Demme over six months, give an in-depth view of all the women’s accusations, spanning more than five decades. The stories are remarkably similar, typically involving…

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Charged for Smuggling Dogs [VIDEO]

Australian authorities on Thursday charged actress Amber Heard, who is married to Johnny Depp, with illegally importing the couple’s dogs in May. Heard faces two counts of illegally importing her Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, and one count of producing a false document. The couple reportedly smuggled the animals aboard their private jet to the…

Tom Selleck Accused of Public Water Theft [VIDEO]

Calleguas Municipal Water District filed suit against Tom Selleck and wife Jillie Mack on Monday, claiming he used a public hydrant to fill a commercial water truck on 12 different occasions, according to Courthouse News Service. With the state of California suffering through a serious drought, the water district says that it saw the truck…

Disney Pulls Bill Cosby Bust From Park [VIDEO]

Disney confirmed Tuesday it will remove a bronze statue of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby from Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios following revelations that Cosby testified in a 2005 sexual-abuse lawsuit that he had drugged women before having sex with them. Local resident Brittany Gavrilova, whose aunt is one of the alleged victims, petitioned for the…

Bill Cosby Admitted to Giving Quaaludes to Women

Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and “other people,” according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press. The AP had gone to court to compel…

P. Diddy Escapes Felony Charges [VIDEO]

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs will not be seeing any felony charges after the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office decided not to file assault charges for attacking a UCLA football coach on June 22. Combs allegedly swung a kettlebell at an assistant coach. “We are thankful that the District Attorney rejected Felony charges in this matter,”…

Lawsuit Filed Against Nick Gordon Abused Bobbi Kristina [VIDEO]

A lawsuit filed by Bobbi Kristina Brown’s conservator accuses Nick Gordon of abuse and says he took money from her without authorization. The suit, filed in Fulton County Superior Court on Wednesday by Brown’s court-appointed conservator Bedelia Hargrove, accuses Gordon of assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and transferring money from her account into…

Ex-Super Model Janice Dickinson Sues Bill Cosby [VIDEO]

Janice Dickinson, the model who last year accused Bill Cosby of raping her in 1982, filed a defamation lawsuit against the comedian Wednesday. The 60-year-old is seeking unspecified damages for false light and infliction of emotional distress, said Lisa Bloom, Dickinson’s lawyer. Dickinson claims she has been re-victimized and Cosby’s legal team defamed her by…

Death Sentence For Johnny Depp Smuggled Dogs [VIDEO]

Australian authorities on Thursday threatened to put down actor Johnny Depp’s dogs if he doesn’t remove them from the country by Saturday. Depp and his wife, actress Amber Heard, are accused of illegally smuggling in their Yorkshire terriers, Boo and Pistol, on their private jet last month. Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has accused Depp and…