Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sued celebrities

Sued celebrities

Sued celebrities
Stars are often targets of lawsuits, and it’s up to the courts to determine their validity. The accusations include harassment  failure to pay bills and other no-nos.
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is facing a lawsuit by former running buddy Sam Lutfi (how did their “friendship” end?) to get the results of a test done three years ago. Lutfi is accusing mom Lynne Spears  of this. In her book,  she alleged he “tried to drug Britney into a coma.”
Gloria James
A parking valet  at a swanky Miami hotel filed suit against the mother of Miami Heat forward LeBron James for damages.Gloria James faces these charges in the incident.
Nancy Grace
Former prosecutor Nancy Grace was recently sued for breach of contract (what does that mean?) by a former colleague  The colleague  claims the two of them developed the concept for “Nancy Grace: America’s Missing”  that made Grace a star.

Volcom, a California-based company is suing rapper Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, claiming that Roc Nation’s logo (see it) constitutes trademark infringement on Volcom’s logo meanwhile, was charged with attempted murder and Jay-Z, a part-owner of the New Jersey Nets, was fined by the NBA.
Vince Shlomi
Talk about messy. ShamWow pitch guy Vince Shlomi has been sued by a former assistant  who claims he stalked and groped her and asked her to do this for him.
Kate Gosselin
A marriage counseling firm in Pennsylvania  reportedly shocked the “Kate Plus 8” star  by filing a lawsuit against her. She says she never sought counseling; the bill that wasn’t paid was for ex-husband Jon Gosselin’s life coaching sessions.
Paris Hilton
A dispute over jewels is pitting a German insurer  against celebutante Paris Hilton . Hilton (she has a boyfriend) reportedly says she no longer has the jewelry.
Lindsay Lohan
“Mean Girls” star Lindsay Lohan has so many legal troubles, they can be charted on a timeline The latest: Lohan says she plans to sue the jewelry store  from which she is accused of stealing a necklace saying they shouldn’t have sold a surveillance tape
Oprah Winfrey
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit  against talk-show host Oprah Winfrey  Winfrey, meanwhile, did this in a defamation lawsuit filed by the headmistress  of her South African girls school  Next up: Oprah, other celebrities, U.S. presidents and corporations are accused of civil rights violations, fraud and conspiracy.
Jon Gosselin
Jon Gosselin went from being a famous husband and father of eight to being the subject of a breach of contract suit from the TV network that made him famous. And now ex-wife Kate Gosselin is saying he’s the real guilty party in a lawsuit filed against her claiming she failed to pay counseling bills.

Jose Canseco
The former major-league baseball outfielder was sued for breach of contract by a celebrity boxing promoter who says Canseco  sent someone else  to fight in his place. In his tell-all book, Canseco  admitted that he used anabolic steroids.

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