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Feb 7, 2011

Former signer Courtney Love has reportedly been sued over $4,000 of flower arrangements that she is alleged to have stolen, TMZ reports. 

According to the lawsuit, which was filed recently in Los Angeles and obtained by the news provider, Love ordered a number of flower arrangements from a local store in 2009.

Jan 26, 2011

Pop singer Ke$ha has been sued by her former managers, who claim that the star owed them money for work they did to further her career, reports the New York Daily News.

The plaintiff, DAS Communications, first signed Ke$ha in 2006 with an agreement that she would pay them 20 percent of her music income and that she could end their relationship if she were not signed by a record company within a year.

Ke$ha continued with the company after a year passed with no record deal, but DAS claims that in 2008 she was coerced into leaving by songwriter and producer Dr.

Jan 17, 2011

R&B singer Christina Milian has settled a lawsuit filed by a neighbor who was allegedly bitten by her dog, reports TMZ.

Leo Skolion, 81, filed the initial lawsuit in January of last year regarding an incident that occurred in October 2008. In the lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Skolion alleged that flooding problems in Milian's home damaged a gate separating their properties.

Milian's dog reportedly escaped through the broken gate and bit Skolion, reportedly taking "a huge chunk" out of his arm.

Jan 6, 2011

The manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, the personal physician to late pop icon Michael Jackson, has begun, reports TMZ.

Los Angeles County Prosecutor David Walgren laid out his opening statement earlier this week, arguing that Jackson had died before paramedics were called to the star's home.

Dec 27, 2010

Popular R&B and hip-hop artist Kelis has been sued by a talent agency claiming that the singer failed to pay in full for their services, reports RTT News.

The agency, Drive Talent, alleges that Kelis never provided payment for its services in getting her booked for appearances on television programs like "Today," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."

Representatives for Kelis dismissed the talent agency's lawsuit as a publicity stunt and said that they had been paid for their work.

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