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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

Sammy Hagar: Red Rocker as Business Tycoon

Sammy Hagar has made the news lately because of a libel lawsuit that has been dogging him for years. Lawyers have managed to keep more serious issues away from the Red Rocker, but a twist of Iowa state law is pulling the rock star closer and closer to court. The whole thing stems from statements Hagar made in his autobiography …

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Katherine Heigl Drops Lawsuit Against Duane Reade

Katherine Heigl decided to drop her lawsuit against the drugstore chain Duane Reade. Heigl had filed the lawsuit because Duane Read had used a photo of her in their advertisements without asking her. The photo showed Heigl exiting a Duane Reade pharmacy and was allegedly taken by paparazzi without Heigl’s knowledge or consent. The drugstore had been using the photo …

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Arwa Damon and CNN Sued for Anchor’s Biting Attack

We’ve all been there before – You’re at a party after a long, hard week at work and it’s finally time to let loose. You have a beer or two, and then another, and another… Until you wake up the next morning and have no clue what happened during the past 48 hours. And, because we’ve all been there, no …

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Jesse Ventura Wins Lawsuit Against Chris Kyle Estate

Jesse Ventura has won his lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle. Ventura sued Kyle back in 2012 for defamation and alleged that Kyle had based a character in his autobiography on him. Chris Kyle wrote a book called American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. In the book he described many events from …

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Kanye West Kills ‘Coinye’ Cryptocurrency

The creators of the cryptocurrency known as “Coinye” were officially shut down after receiving 84 court documents describing copyright violations from Kanye West’s legal team. Coinye, originally called “Coinye West”, a scrypt-based cryptocurrency that featured West’s face as its symbol, was set to be released on January 11. Though, on January 6, West’s lawyers sent the creators of Coinye West …

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5-Hour Energy Drink Manufacturer Sued

Michigan-based manufacturer Living Essentials and its parent company Innovation Ventures have been sued by three states over false advertising regarding the wildly popular 5-Hour Energy performance shots. The active ingredients in a 5-Hour Energy shot, which was invented by Indian-American billionaire Manoj Bhargava, are taurine, glucuronolactone, malic acid, N-Acetyl L-tyrosine, L-phenylalanine, caffeine and citicoline, The state of Oregon asserts that …

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Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

Former Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization after being dethroned for being too old. Longacre turns 25 in October, and pageant rules state that contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 24. Apparently, the fine print reads somewhere that contestants have to still be 24 by the end of the …

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Scarlett Johansson No Sex Object, Wins Lawsuit

Scarlett Johansson has won a lawsuit against an author whose book featured a character bearing a very similar likeness to the actress. She filed suit against author Gregoire Delacourt for making “fraudulent use of her name, fame and image” in his book titled La premiere chose qu’on regarde (The First Thing We Look At). The book features a character described …

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George Zimmerman Lawsuit Tossed Out

George Zimmerman, the man who pursued and fatally shot Trayvon Martin, has been trying to get a payday from NBC. Zimmerman sued NBC for the way the network edited the text of his 911 call the night he encountered Travon Martin. Zimmerman alleged that NBC’s selective editing of the call made him look like a racist in the eyes of …

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Scotty McCreery Owes Former Manager $239,329

A Nashville jury has ordered that Scotty McCreery pay his former manager $239,329 to compensate for five months of back pay. The decision came on Wednesday, June 18 after Todd Cassetty filed a lawsuit against the former American Idol. According to The Tennessean, McCreery and Cassetty joined forces in 2012 after Scotty parted ways with 19 Entertainment, the company who …

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Evan Rachel Wood Sued $30M For Bailing On Film

Evan Rachel Wood is now looking at a $30M lawsuit for reportedly “bailing” on filming of a Ten Things I Hate About You sequel, titled Ten Things I Hate About Life. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in the LA Superior Court by 10 Films LLC, claims that Wood “seemingly changed her mind about appearing in the film, ultimately refusing without …

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Gregg Allman Named A Defendent In Death Lawsuit

Gregg Allman is one of 10 defendents in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a camera assistant that was killed during filming of the biopic Midnight Rider, which is about the Allman Brothers Band founder himself. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was killed and 6 others were injured when a freight train unexpectedly crossed a bridge that they were filming on …

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