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Nov 8, 2011

Former American Idol star Adam Lambert is being sued by a recording company that alleges the artist broke his contract to be on the popular singing contest.

Colwell Platinum Entertainment says Lambert was under contract when he was a contestant on American Idol in 2009, which is a violation of the show's rules.

Colwell Platinum Entertainment was recently attempting to market early recordings by Lambert, but was stopped by his new recording company, leading to Colwell filing a lawsuit in California federal court.

Nov 7, 2011

"Lost" actor Matthew Fox recently filed a countersuit against a woman who accused him of assaulting her in August.

Fox allegedly asked Heather Bormann for a ride to his hotel on a party bus she was driving in Cleveland, Ohio, after a late night out. Bormann denied Fox his request and an argument and physical altercation ensued.

Bormann, a 29-year-old mother of four who filed her own lawsuit in September, alleged that Fox was drunk and assaulted her after she turned him down.

Nov 7, 2011

Former professional wrestler and ex-governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura filed a lawsuit last January, which was dismissed recently by a judge.

Ventura filed the lawsuit following his 2008 surgery to have a titanium implant in his hip. The implant caused magnetometers to go off as he tried to get through airport security.

Nov 7, 2011

Shaquille O'Neal recently filed a lawsuit against a man who formerly did IT work for the retired NBA star.

In the lawsuit, which was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court, O'Neal alleges Shawn Darling opened emails without authorization and sold them, tarnishing O'Neal's image.

The suit seeks unspecified damages, the return of all of O'Neal's emails and a court injunction preventing Darling from transferring any more of the former NBA star's messages.

Darling was allegedly paid $150 an hour to set up the former NBA player's audio and compu

Nov 4, 2011

Pete Rose recently had a lawsuit filed against him by a dentist who alleges Rose never paid his bill.

Dr. Armen Terteryan sued former baseball player Pete Rose for "dental service rendered and not paid for" in 2010, according to court documents cited by TMZ. Terteryan is asking for close to $3,000 from the former MLB player who was ruled permanently ineligible from baseball for gambling on games while he was a player.

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