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Four Former Penn State Students Speak Out in Defense of Nate Parker Amid Rape Case Controversy

Originally posted 08/25/2016 03:50PM

Four Penn State University alumni have come out in support of Nate Parker, amid controversy surrounding his involvement in a college rape trail.

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Fox Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Allegedly Causing Lockdowns While Filming Empire at Juvenile Detention Center

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Fox Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Allegedly Causing Lockdowns While Filming Empire at Juvenile Detention Center

Originally posted 08/25/2016 01:40PM

Empire is stirring up drama before its latest season even hits airwaves.

Fox has been hit with a class action lawsuit stemming from the filming of the popular series at a Chicago juvenile detention center – the setting for the first two episodes of season 2 – according to court documents obtained by Deadline.

The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. Northern District Court of Illinois, alleges that while filming at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in June, July and August 2015, Empire caused three separate lockdowns.

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Mischa Barton Disavows Any Responsibility in $200,000 Lawsuit

Originally posted 08/24/2016 12:05PM

Mischa Barton has disavowed any responsibility after a judge ordered her to pay $200,000 for allegedly not following through on a work contract.

"To the articles that have emerged in the news about me skipping on a movie role in 2014 to be on holiday in Europe is all made up rubbish," the actress tweeted Wednesday, two days after news broke that the star had been ordered to pay the sum, plus interest, to writer/director Daniel Lief, who claimed Barton "ran off" with his money after signing on to star in his movie Promoted in 2014.

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Demi Lovato Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit from Indie Band Sleigh Bells

Demi Lovato Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit from Indie Band Sleigh Bells

Originally posted 08/23/2016 01:05PM

Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller of the Brooklyn electro-pop band Sleigh Bells are suing Demi Lovato for copyright infringement. The pair allege that Lovato's 2015 track "Stars" includes an unlicensed sample of their own "Infinity Guitars."

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Former Fox News Host Andrea Tantaros Sues Network: 'It Operates Like a Sex-Fueled, Playboy Mansion-Like Cult'

Originally posted 08/23/2016 11:00AM

Fox News has been hit by another sexual harassment lawsuit.

Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host, charged in a lawsuit filed Monday in New York City that top executives at the network punished her for complaining about chief Roger Ailes' inappropriate behavior.

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Shannen Doherty Reaches Settlement in Cancer Insurance Lawsuit with Ex-Manager

Shannen Doherty Reaches Settlement in Cancer Insurance Lawsuit with Ex-Manager

Originally posted 08/22/2016 08:00PM

Shannen Doherty has reached a settlement in the lawsuit she filed against her former business manager, – Tanner, Mainstain Glynn & Johnson – according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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Mischa Barton Ordered to Pay $200,000 Lawsuit for 'Cavalier' Breach of Contract

Originally posted 08/22/2016 02:40PM

Mischa Barton is facing a $200,000 payout for allegedly not following through on a work contract.

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Josh Duggar Sued over Ashley Madison Profile: DJ Alleges Duggar's Use of His Picture Cost Him Jobs

Originally posted 08/05/2016 02:45PM

Though Josh Duggar is gradually returning to public life, the scandals he faced in 2015 are still hanging over him.

Matthew McCarthy, the Los Angeles-based DJ and photographer whose photos Duggar used on his Ashley Madison profile, is seeking undisclosed damages, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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UpdatePosted 08/04/2016 10:00AM

Kelly Osbourne 'Publicly Exposed Michelle Pugh to Hatred, Contempt, Ridicule and Disgrace,' Says Lawyer

Originally posted 08/03/2016 11:00PM

Michelle Pugh, the woman who had a four-year affair with Ozzy Osbourne, filed a lawsuit against the rocker's daughter Kelly Osbourne for defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and public disclosure of private facts.

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