Lawsuit

Disney Getting Sued for Using Phrase on 'Frozen 2' Merchandise

Disney is getting the cold shoulder for its movie 'Frozen 2.' The media conglomerate is being sued for using the phrase “Trust Your Journey” as part of its “Frozen 2” release. A Nevada-based company is suing the organization. The company, also called Trust Your Journey, is run by a cancer survivor...
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Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Says Chicago Prosecution Was Malicious

Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbursement for a police investigation of his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
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In this Nov. 3, 2016 file photo, actress-comedian Mo'Nique arrives at the premiere of "Almost Christmas" in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Oscar-Winning Actress Mo’Nique Sues Netflix For Discrimination In Show Offer

Mo’Nique is suing Netflix for what she is calling race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special.
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This Sept. 5, 2019 file photo shows James Franco at the premiere of HBO's "The Deuce" third and final season in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

James Franco’s Ex-Students Sue Alleging Sexual Impropriety

Two actresses have sued Franco and his former acting and film school, saying they were pushed into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations as his students.
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This combination photo shows Robert De Niro at the Comedy Central roast of Alec Baldwin in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2019, left, and Chase Robinson, a former employee of Robert De Niro's company, Canal Productions in New York on Oct. 2, 3019. (AP

Actor Robert De Niro In Real-Life Drama With Ex-Worker

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Robinson filed a lawsuit against De Niro in Manhattan federal court, seeking $12 million.
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R. Kelly appears for a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Friday, March 22, 2019 in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)

Judge Denies Bail For R. Kelly In NYC Sex-Abuse Case

A federal judge in New York City has denied bail to the R&B singer his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing on Wednesday on a defense motion asking for his release on bond.
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In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels attends the opening of the adult entertainment fair 'Venus' in Berlin, Germany.

City of Columbus To Pay Stormy Daniels $450,000 Over Strip Club Arrest

Ohio’s capital city has reached a $450,000 settlement with Stormy Daniels over the porn actress’ arrest at a strip club last year.
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Bill Cosby arrives during jury deliberations in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby Hit With $2.75 Million Legal Bill After Losing Dispute

Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison.
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"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, arrives at Leighton Criminal Court Building for a hearing to discuss whether cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during his disorderly conduct case on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago

Smollett's Attorneys Argue City Lawsuit Should Be Tossed

Smollett's attorneys have filed a motion this week arguing that the actor should not have to pay the city of Chicago $130,000 for the police investigation into what he claimed was a racist and homophobic attack in January, because he had no way of knowing how much time and money the department...
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In this March 14, 2019 file photo, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, stands before Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins where he pled not guilty at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)

Judge To Rule On Tossing Suit Against Jussie Smollett In October

A hearing is set for the city of Chicago to recover costs from Smollett after police said his claims of a racist and anti-gay attack were phony and staged. The status hearing Tuesday, Aug. 20, is the first since the lawsuit was moved to federal court from state court in July.
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