celebrity lawsuits

From a car ride that caused the trial of the century to a career-ruining hate crime hoax, these 7 celebrity lawsuits still shock us.

In response to a lawsuit by writers for 3LW, singer Taylor Swift says she's never even heard of the R&B trio or their hit "Playas Gon Play."

Damon Dash is suing his ex-wife, Rachel Roy, for fraud, claiming she is hiding money from her fashion business that is rightfully his. TMZ reports that Dame is unhappy with his cut of the profits from Rachel Roy Brands, several lines are sold in Bloomingdales and similar department stores. Dame claims the company is earning profits in […]

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince’s family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants including the Minnesota doctor who saw Prince in the weeks before his death and the Illinois hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose seven days before he […]

a new interview, Bad Boys For Life star Martin Lawrence opened up about coming back into the spotlight to act, and the struggles he dealt with at the height of his career. If you’ll recall, Lawrence found himself going through a public breakdown in the mid-90s, brandishing a weapon in the middle of traffic in LA, claiming someone was […]

My name and my network, REVOLT, have been mentioned recently by Comcast in reference to the Comcast/Byron Allen US Supreme Court case as an example of Comcast’s inclusive practices with respect to African American owned cable networks. I do not want my name to be used inaccurately so I must speak my truth. I also […]

If you thought Lauryn Hill’s only financial issues had to deal with the IRS, you thought wrong. According to The Blast, the singer is currently in litigation with her cousin Gerald Hill over an unpaid loan. This time, she was the lender. In 2017, Hill loaned her cousin $65, 000. According to a written contract […]

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a debate about the truth behind Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts.” Lizzo’s breakthrough tune, which spent six weeks on top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart this year, features the signature line: “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100 percent that bitch.” The lyric originated from a 2017 tweet by […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A model and aspiring singer who alleged in a lawsuit that she was raped and sexually and emotionally abused by Grammy-winning music producer Detail has been awarded $15 million. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge made the ruling Wednesday for Kristina Buch against Noel Fisher, known professionally as Detail. He won […]

Montia Sabbag, the woman who was filmed in Kevin Hart’s infamous and scandalous sex tape two years ago, is now suing the comedian for $60 million. She believes Hart intentionally released the video in an attempt to garner more attention for his career. Sabbag, who initially claimed she wasn’t seeking money from Hart when she first […]

Spinderella, the woman formally known as Deidra Roper, is suing her former group mates for unpaid royalties for her appearance on their reality show as well as some touring appearances. Now, weeks later, Salt N Pepa, Sandra “Pepa” Denton and Cheryl “Salt” James are responding. According to The Blast, the two women claim that they […]

Spinderella, the DJ known for her work with rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, is suing her former bandmates in unpaid royalties. According to The Blast, the DJ filed a federal lawsuit against the women after they abruptly fired her. Spinderella, whose real name is Deidra Roper is suing Pepa (Sandra Denton) and Salt (Cheryl James.) The lawsuit states that […]