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Christian Slater's Father Threatened to Kill Him and His Mother, She Alleges in New Legal Documents

Christian Slater's Father Threatened to Kill Him and His Mother, She Alleges in New Legal Documents

Originally posted 04/19/2016 06:10PM

Christian Slater has filed a motion to strike his father's defamation lawsuit against him.

In legal documents obtained by PEOPLE, Christian's mother Mary Jo Slater issued a declaration in support of her son's motion to strike the lawsuit, detailing claims of her ex-husband Thomas Knight Slater's diagnosis with manic-depressive schizophrenia and threw her into traffic when she was five months pregnant with Christian. (Thomas, 80, is suing his son for at least $20 million, claiming he "ruined" Thomas' acting career because the Mr. Robot star said his father was "suffering from manic-depressive schizophrenia" in a December 2015 interview – years after Thomas' last credited role on IMDb, a small part in the 1988 action film Midnight Run.)

In the documents, Mary Jo, 70, claims Thomas was taken to the hospital sometime around the year 1972 after threatening to kill her and Christian, who was 3 years old at the time. According to the papers Thomas was diagnosed as "a paranoid schizophrenic" and was kept in a straitjacket when she would visit him at the hospital. Mary Jo claims Christian was made aware of his father's diagnosis.

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Producers Behind HGTV's Love It or List It Sued, Homeowners Claim Show Is Fake

Producers Behind HGTV's Love It or List It Sued, Homeowners Claim Show Is Fake

Originally posted 04/19/2016 02:05PM

HGTV's hit home renovation show Love It or List It is in the middle of a legal battle with a North Carolina couple after their home was allegedly left "irreparably damaged."

Deena Murphy and Timothy Sullivan have filed a lawsuit against Big Coat TV – the Canadian-based company that produces the show – and Aaron Fitz Construction, a North Carolina-based contractor hired to complete the renovations. The lawsuit claims the couple's home was destroyed and their deposit wasn't used for actual repairs.

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FROM EW: Kanye West and Tidal Sued Over The Life of Pablo

FROM EW: Kanye West and Tidal Sued Over The Life of Pablo

Originally posted 04/18/2016 05:00PM

West may have to answer to his tweets in courts

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Meadow Walker Received $10.1 Million from Roger Rodas' Estate, Lawyer Says

Originally posted 04/08/2016 12:45AM

Meadow Walker was awarded a large settlement deal from the estate of Roger Rodas, the driver who was involved in the fatal accident that not only killed him, but also Meadow's father Paul Walker, her lawyer has revealed.

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Miner Who Lost 3 Relatives in West Virginia Mine Disaster Slams Ex-CEO's 1-Year Prison Sentence: 'I Miss My Family, He Hugged His'

Originally posted 04/06/2016 05:45PM

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Meadow Walker 'Will Continue to Fight to Hold Porsche Accountable' for Father Paul's Death, Lawyer Says

Meadow Walker 'Will Continue to Fight to Hold Porsche Accountable' for Father Paul's Death, Lawyer Says

Originally posted 04/06/2016 12:00AM

Meadow Walker will continue with her September lawsuit despite Porsche's court victory on Monday that dismissed the car manufacturer of all four vehicle defect claims that took the lives of her late father Paul Walker and driver Roger Rodas.

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Named in Lawsuit Against Son Chet Hanks for Alleged Car Accident

Originally posted 03/29/2016 09:30PM

A man has filed a lawsuit against Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson after their son, Chet Hanks, allegedly rear-ended him on a California highway last year.

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Jurors From Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Trial Stand By Their Decision: 'We Drew a Line'

Jurors From Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Trial Stand By Their Decision: 'We Drew a Line'

Originally posted 03/24/2016 06:25PM

The Florida jury that awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million in his civil suit against Gawker Media, and a further $25.1 million in punitive damages, are standing behind their courtroom decision.

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Betty White Responds to Lawsuit from Longtime Live-in Caretaker over Alleged Unpaid Wages and Lack of Breaks | Betty White

UpdatePosted 03/24/2016 05:45PM

Betty White Sued By Longtime Live-in Caretaker over Alleged Unpaid Wages and Lack of Breaks

Originally posted 03/24/2016 03:50PM

Betty White is being sued by a former live-in employee for allegedly not paying her overtime or allowing her breaks.

The lawsuit was filed by Anita Maynard Thursday in Los Angeles, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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Kesha Puts Pen to Paper Amid Dr. Luke Legal Battle: 'I've Been Writing All Day'

Kesha Puts Pen to Paper Amid Dr. Luke Legal Battle: 'I've Been Writing All Day'

Originally posted 03/24/2016 12:25AM

A legal battle can't stop Kesha from writing music.

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