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City of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Investigative Costs

Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the "Empire" actor as a publicity stunt.
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'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, center, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court Building for his hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Chicago To Sue Jussie Smollett For Costs of Investigation

A deadline is looming for Smollett to pay over $130,000 to Chicago to cover part of the costs of an investigation into his report of a racist, anti-gay attack or risk getting slapped with a civil lawsuit.
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Colombian singers Shakira, right, and Carlos Vives, background, arrive at court in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  (AP Photo)

Shakira Defends Her Song Against Plagiarism In Spanish Court

Shakira and Carlos Vives have previously rejected allegations made by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they had plagiarized his work in their award-winning music hit "La Bicicleta".
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3/12/2019 - File photo dated 17/12/18 of mixed martial artist Conor McGregor, who has been charged with robbery in the US after allegedly stamping on a fan's mobile phone. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)

MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Sued In South Florida

Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor is facing a civil lawsuit after being charged in South Florida with stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo.
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In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, Alfonso Ribeiro arrives at the Disney/ABC 2018 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ribeiro is suing creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance as Carlton from "The Fres

'Fresh Prince' Actor Drops 'Carlton Dance' Suit Against Video Game Maker

Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game "Fortnite" over its use of the "Carlton" dance he did on the show.
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Mariah Carey and Stella Stolper (Photo credit: Michael Loccisano/Staff/Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Ex-Mariah Carey Manager Accuses Trump Associate of Hacking

Stella Stolper, a former manager for the singer Mariah Carey, sued Felix Sater, a Russia-born businessman and his personal assistant, alleging they created an electronic backdoor to tap into her computers, smart phones and other devices.
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12/8/2017 - File photo dated 11/10/15 of Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. Amber Heard has spoken out after JK Rowling defended her decision to keep Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts sequel. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)

Johnny Depp Sues Ex-Wife Amber Heard For $50 Million In Defamation Suit

'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor Johnny Depp is suing his ex-wife, 'Aquaman' actress Amber Heard in a $50 million defamation lawsuit, citing a piece she wrote for The Washington Post about domestic abuse.
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 photo, Marlon Jackson, second from left, Tito Jackson, second from right, and Jackie Jackson, far right, brothers of the late musical artist Michael Jackson, and Tito's son Taj, far left, pose together for a portrait outside

Michael Jackson's Brothers Say Accusers' Film Neglects Facts

The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren't entirely surprised to learn that a forthcoming HBO documentary would feature two of his accusers.
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In this Jan. 31, 1993, file photo, Michael Jackson performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena, Calif. Jackson’s estate and IMAX are partnering to digitally remaster “Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D” into IMAX 3D. The partnership w

Michael Jackson Estate Lawsuit Sues HBO Over Documentary

The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that by co-producing and airing "Leaving Neverland," as HBO intends to do next month, the cable channel is breaching a deal to not disparage the singer.
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Jussie Smollett, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Lee Daniels attend the 2017 Fox Programming Presentation party at the Wollman Rink in Central Park on May 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Behar/Fox/PictureGroup)

Supreme Court Staying Out of Actor's 'Empire' Lawsuit

Actor Clayton Prince Tanksley claimed the Fox drama "was substantially similar" to a show he pitched back in 2008.
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