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African American Nurse Banned From Handling White Newborn Baby

African American Nurse Banned From Handling White Newborn Baby

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A Michigan nurse claims she was banned from caring for a newborn child because of her skin color. Tonya Battle is suing her employers at Hurley Medical Center, in Flint, after they ordered her not to look after the baby in the neonatal intensive care unit following a request from its father, WNEM reports. The lawsuit states: “The father told the [nurse in charge] that he did not want and…

Teddy Riley Sues Daughter Over Credit On Lady Gaga’s ‘Teeth’

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Famed producer, Teddy Riley, is all business with his daughter Taja Riley. It’s business, nothing personal. Riley is suing his daughter over a song that he worked on with Lady Gaga. Riley wrote the music and Gaga wrote the lyrics. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Riley’s daughter was hoping that her dad would give her a songwriting credit, helping her launch her career as a songwriter. But instead Taja, Sony/AVI,…

Legendary Music Producer Teddy Riley Files Lawsuit Against His Own Daughter

Legendary Music Producer Teddy Riley Files Lawsuit Against His Own Daughter

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While the full details of the lawsuit have yet to be filed, here’s what we know so far….Teddy Riley filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against 20-year-old Taja Riley, aka Foxx Monroe on January 9. In 2010, Taja Riley, seen below, was attempting a signing career with a group known as RaidR, featuring her two other sister Deja and Tiarra. But the lawsuit, which was filed in California Central District Court…

MJ’s “Thriller” Girl Sues for $55k For Owed Royalties

MJ’s “Thriller” Girl Sues for $55k For Owed Royalties

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  Ola Ray was the toast of the town nearly 30 years ago when the Thriller video came out, and now the poor woman is still fighting for her slice of the dough.  She finally got $55k from the Jackson estate, which is less than $2,000 per year since she shot that video back in 1983.   As a tribute to Ola, we’ll give you a bit of background on…

Terrence Howard Sued By AMEX For Unpaid Credit Card Bill

Terrence Howard Sued By AMEX For Unpaid Credit Card Bill

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According to Global Grind, American Express is completely fed up with the Red Tails actor’s reluctance to pay his credit card debt and is slapping him with a lawsuit in an effort to recover the unpaid money. The financial service corporation is also requesting that an additional ten percent be paid on top of the money owed. How much money does a person have to owe before American Express gets…

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

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According to Gossip Extra,  Lil Wayne paid his bill after the IRS put not one or two but three liens on his properties. According to Miami-Dade County records, Tunechi owed $3.6M snd 2.3M in taxes 2008 and $2,258,956 in 2008 and 2009 alone, respectively. The IRS came after the “No Worries” rapper last year when they found out he was trying to sell his 15,000 square foot Miami Beach mansion for $11.6M….

Trey Songz Arrested for Hitting a Woman in the Eye with Money

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Just drop this in the category of “when making it rain goes wrong.”  Trey Songz was arrested recently for assault, according to TMZ.  The reason Mr. Songz (whose real name is Tremaine Neverson) was arrested was because he decided to throw money at a woman and didn’t know his own strength. The incident took place at an album release party on August 21 at a club in Queens.  Police say…

Allen Iverson has filed a lawsuit against the lender for his mortgage on his Atlanta mansion

Allen Iverson Fights to Save Atlanta Mansion from Foreclosure

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Former NBA star Allen Iverson has really been strapped for cash over the past few years. His monthly income is over $62,,000/month; however, the 11-time All Star baller reportedly racks up over $350,000/month in expenses ranging from entertainment to utility bills. Iverson recently made headlines when celebrity gossip site TMZ learned that his $4.5 million Atlanta mansion was up for foreclosure and set to be auctioned on December 4. Iverson…

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

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On Tuesday, in a Philadelphia federal court, a woman by the Terri Donald filed a lawsuit against Tyler Perry and Lionsgate Entertainment saying that they stole the plot for his film Good Deeds. Good Deeds is a romantic drama movie, which was written, directed and starred Tyler Perry. The film was released on February 24, 2012 and made a little over $35 million in the box office. In the lawsuit,…

Katt Williams Being Sued For $5 Million After Attacking Personal Assistant

Katt Williams Being Sued For $5 Million After Attacking Personal Assistant

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According to TMZ,  Kat Williams’ personal assistant, Melissa Ishage filed the lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming the comedian attacked her on October 6th.  Ishage said Williams beated her and caused her “serious and permanent injuries.” Melissa doesn’t say why Katt assaulted her, but did say she had to go to the hospital as a result of his actions … and now she wants at least $5 million from Katt…

Justin and Jessica's million dollar wedding features a video of homeless people who are donned as their "Hollywood Friends" who couldn't make it to the wedding.

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Hollywood Wedding Pokes Fun at Homelessness

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” The media has been abuzz about Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s lavish $6.5 million Italian wedding. The cost of the wedding itself is, surprisingly, not the source of the media buzz. Justin and Jessica are known for their charitable work, but Justin’s real estate agent/colleague may have ruined the couple’s charitable image. As an introduction to the couple’s wedding, Justin Huchel showcased a video titled…

Domestic Violence Activists in Guyana Say No to Chris Brown Concert

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Headlines are reporting that young couple, Chris Brown and Rihanna, have forgiven and forgotten and have  reignited the flames of their relationship. Chris Brown recently ended a relationship with his girlfriend of two years, Karrueche Tran, and he admitted that he ended it because he did not want to hurt her by  pursuing a “friendship” with Rihanna. While Rihanna may have forgiven that Brown physically abused her, Domestic Violence activists…

Discrimination Case Against “The Bachelor” Dismissed in Court

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It looks like the brothers claiming that they were discriminated against by ABC aren’t going to be paid for their troubles.   After spending time in court fighting the matter, the case has been dismissed from federal court.  But this doesn’t allow ABC to escape the reality that they’ve been painted as a racist network. The network has even gone as far as arguing that it has a right to…

Sean Kingston and His Mother Ordered to Pay $77,000 for Destroying a Mansion

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Sean Kingston is being accused of destroying a Miami mansion that he rented, with the landlord asking for $77,000 for the damage that he caused.  Kingston and his mother are being sued by the landlord for damages after they rented a $25,000 a month house.  The landlord says that the singer and his mom broke the lease by leaving two months early and also ruined the property. The landlord says…

Malibu Teacher Slaps Black Student, District gets Sued

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Last May, an English teacher at Malibu High School slapped a black student four times because she forgot her binder at home. Now the student, Dionne Evans, is suing Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. According to the lawsuit, the 15 year old was was the only Black student in her grade at the school and the teacher who slapped her, Jennifer Gonzalez, had a “history of violent attacks.” Media reports…