Celebrity

High-profile entertainment figures—from movie and television stars, to musicians and sports stars—often create headlines with even the most mundane legal matter.

Dec 14, 2011

 

A lawsuit was filed recently against record producer Jermaine Dupri by the leasing company he worked with to finance a $330,000 Lamborghini, which alleges he still owes them money.

The expensive Lamborghini Murcielago was repossessed recently by Premier Financial Services, a vintage and exotic car leasing company, and sold for $115,000.

Dec 13, 2011

A former wrestler who was alleged by Linda Bollea, Hulk Hogan's ex-wife, of having a sexual relationship with her husband is considering filing a lawsuit for defamation.

Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake said he will follow up a lawsuit filed by Hulk Hogan recently with his own, in an effort to clear his name.

The former wrestler, whose real name is Ed Leslie, told TMZ that Linda was lying when she went on the radio in June and said that he and her husband had a relationship outside of wrestling.

"I've known [Linda] for almost 40 years - but when sh

Dec 9, 2011

The divorce between pop singers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz was made official recently.

Court documents filed in L.A. County Superior Court recently obtained by TMZ showed that the couple was officially divorced on November 22 after being married for almost four years.

Singer Ashlee Simpson and musician Pete Wentz are now in a custody battle for their child, Brox Mowgli. Specific details of the divorce are being kept under wraps, but Wentz previously filed for joint custody of their son.

Dec 9, 2011

A judge recently ruled in favor of the plaintiff who is suing entertainer Beyonce for $100 million, giving approval for the video game company to proceed with the lawsuit.

According to the lawsuit, which was filed in April, Beyonce signed a contract with Gate Five LLC in June 2010 for a game called "Starpower: Beyonce," but later asked for a new deal and discontinued the project after it wasn't offered.

Gate Five alleges that the entertainer's abandonment of the project cost the company $7 million in investments, in addition to around $100 million in potenti

Dec 9, 2011

Rapper Soulja Boy, who has had his share of legal issues lately, recently filed a lawsuit against his former manager, alleging the manager took advantage of him when he was just starting out at 16 years old.

Soulja Boy, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, filed the documents in Georgia Superior Court recently against his former manager Philip Ransom, saying he was coerced early in his career into signing multiple contracts that he didn't fully understand.

The rapper contends that the contracts he was tricked into signing were "unconscionable, oppressive and unjust