Tag Archives: Legal Issues

Charlie Sheen reportedly asking for public trial with Warner Bros.

HollywoodNews.com: Charlie Sheen reportedly wants to make sure everything is fair in his lawsuit against Warner Bros. which is why he allegedly wants a public trial. Sheen is suing Warner Bros. for $100,000,000 due to his firing from ‘Two and a Half Men,’ and he reportedly claims the company wants[...]

Plagarism Lawsuit Against J.K. Rowling to Proceed in British Court

HollywoodNews.com: Despite denials to the contrary, a British judge recently ruled that a plagarism lawsuit against “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling will be allowed to proceed in court. The lawsuit, which was filed last year, has been filed by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs and claims that Rowling[...]

Matt Dillon latest “Crash” co-star to sue for lost profits

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Controversy continues to swirl around Paul Haggis’ “Crash,” which won three Oscars in 2006 including the top prize for Best Picture. “Crash” co-star Matt Dillon filed a claim in Los Angeles Superior Court yesterday claiming he was still owed nearly $100,000 in profits, according to a[...]

David Beckham fights back against hooker claims

HollywoodNews.com: David Beckham won’t allow false rumors about him and a hooker to be spread around by anyone. Beckham has filed a lawsuit against ‘In Touch Weekly’ magazine about a story they printed where it was alleged that he was having sex with a prostitute, states RadarOnline.com. The soccer star[...]

Lindsay Lohan isn’t crying over spilled milk, settles E*Trade suit

HollywoodNews.com: Lindsay Lohan withdrew her $100 million lawsuit against E*Trade Financial Corp on Monday, which accused the firm of using her likeness without her permission. Details of the settlement weren’t provided by team Lohan nor team E*Trade. Lohan filed the suit on March 8 after an E*Trade ‘talking baby’ ad[...]

‘Social Network’ will shove mirror in Facebook’s face

HollywoodNews.com: Cameron Winklevoss, the fellow Harvard alum who sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of the social website, doesn’t expect the guru to swallow “The Social Network.” Winklevoss, together with his brother Tyler, claimed that Zuckerberg stole their computer codes for Facebook. He has read the screenplay for[...]

Carly Simon amends complaint against Starbucks

By Roger Friedman Famed singer songwriter Carly Simon has still not been appeased by Starbucks or its owner, Howard Schultz. Her attorney, David Boies, has filed an amended complaint in Simon’s lawsuit against Starbucks asking for a jury trial. At issue: Simon was signed to Starbucks’ Hear Music record label[...]

Nicollette Sheridan alleged in lawsuit that Marc Cherry struck her on set and fired her for complaining

BY GREG HERNANDEZ BOMBSHELL: During her five seasons on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, Nicollette Sheridan’s character of Edie did not mince words. Well, neither does the actress in an explosive lawsuit she filed today against series creator Marc Cherry, ABC, ABC Studios, and Touchstone Television $20 million. The actress, whose character[...]