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.

Nov 22, 2011

Former NBA player Cuttino Mobley recently filed a lawsuit against the New York Knicks, alleging the team ended his career by pressuring him to retire as a way to save money.

Mobley was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart wall, in 1999.

Nov 21, 2011

The woman who alleged Justin Bieber is the father of her three-month-old child has dropped her paternity lawsuit, saying she has received death threats and fears for her life.

Mariah Yeater withdrew her lawsuit the week after filing, but is still contending Bieber is the father of her child.

Since news of Yeater's suit broke, the pop singer has completely denied the charges and said he's never even met Yeater.

Nov 18, 2011

"Jersey Shore" star Mike Sorrentino has filed another lawsuit.

Nov 18, 2011

A lawsuit against actor Gary Busey was recently filed by a woman who alleged the former Celebrity Apprentice contestant pushed her to the ground while trying to board an airplane.

57-year-old Carla Loeffler filed the lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, saying Busey pushed her without reason in order to get on the flight they were both scheduled to board in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The lawsuit alleges Busey had been using his spare time to drink alcohol at the airport and was intoxicated by the time the flight was called. Loeffler is suing for unspecified damages.

Nov 18, 2011

The brothers of deceased singer Michael Jackson are suing a businessman who allegedly hasn't paid them for their participation in a business deal.

Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson filed the lawsuit against Steeve Bohbot, who allegedly had the brothers sign 1,000 replicas of the red leather jackets Michael wore in the music videos for the hits "Thriller" and "Beat It," TMZ reported.

According to the lawsuit, the three brothers were promised $100,000 each for participating in the business deal, which they say they have not yet received, the source stated.