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Seven women who said Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago and then labeled them liars by denying it have settled defamation lawsuits against the imprisoned actor. Court documents filed Friday in Springfield, Massachusetts, show a settlement has been reached since Cosby went to prison last fall in a separate Pennsylvania sex assault case. Cosby, […]

  Stormy Daniels has opened up a lawsuit against Donald Trump and is suing him for defamation. Can you imagine what the court would be like with Stormy and Donald in it? Chris Paul can, in fact, he took it a step further and turned their court case into a musical! READ MORE STORIES ON […]

National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The porn actress alleging an affair with President Donald Trump is escalating her legal fight, suing the president for defamation. Stormy Daniels filed the complaint in federal court in New York on Monday. At issue is a tweet Trump made in which he dismissed a composite sketch that Daniels says depicted a […]

Entertainment News

In early 2017 Viacom and BET were hit with a discrimination and defamation lawsuit from a former executive, and a California federal judge denied their motions to dismiss the case. Zola Mashariki sued in March, claiming she was terminated while on medical leave for breast cancer treatment and alleging that she was subjected to repeated […]

Music

Frank Ocean’s father has lost the defamation suit he filed against his son for calling him a bigot. In a 2016 Tumblr post, Frank had accused his father, Calvin Cooksey, of calling a transgender waitress “a f****t” when he was a child. Cooksey sued Ocean claiming the post cost him “future financial opportunities” and more. […]

NBA

Charles Oakley is suing New York Knicks owner James Dolan citing a multitude of allegations. Stemming from his forced removal from a Knicks game on February 8, 2017,  the legal filing Tuesday in New York’s Southern District targets Dolan and Madison Square Garden for defamation, libel, slander, assault, battery and false imprisonment. The former Knicks […]

Music

UPDATE: Amber Rose is responding to a lawsuit from her former mother-in-law with her own legal action. TMZ is reporting that Amber is getting a lawyer to file the order against Katie Wimbush-Polk (a.k.a. Peachie) the grandmother of her son, Sebastian. Sources say Amber believes Peachie’s legal action stems from salty feelings over Amber’s divorce from her son. Amber reportedly […]

In the suit, the officers claim that Mosby and Cogen were aware the statement of charges filed against the officers and other statements Mosby made at a May 1, 2015 news conference announcing the charges "were false."

Floyd Mayweather has been sued by the mother of his three kids after the athlete told Katie Couric she was on drugs during their domestic…

Floyd Mayweather has been sued by the mother of his three kids after the athlete told Katie Couric she was on drugs during their domestic…

The proverbial spit has hit the fan in the case of Eddie Murphy versus his fake son Brando Murphy for $50 million. Brando Murphy, a…