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Jun 22, 2011

The publicity that surrounds relationships between famous people is due in large part to the celebrity of those who are involved.

Jun 10, 2011

Television stars are used to having their face plastered all over the news.

May 31, 2011

Actor Hayden Christensen is reportedly planning to appeal a judge's dismissal of his lawsuit against television executives that he claims stole his idea for a comedy series, reports

According to the news source, Christensen and his brother filed the lawsuit against USA Network, claiming one of the channel's television shows is based on an idea they pitched back in 2005.

The brothers reportedly claim that the idea for their show centered around a doctor who would make visits to famous patients.

May 20, 2011

Actor Shemar Moore, who stars on the CBS television show "Criminal Minds," recently filed a lawsuit against the driver of a vehicle who allegedly hit him while he was riding his bicycle in Los Angeles, reports Radar Online.

According to the news source, the 41-year-old actor filed the lawsuit against driver Phillip Randall and the owner of the vehicle, Florence Rosenthal, in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Moore, who is reportedly being represented by the attorney for Lindsay Lohan, claims he was hit from behind by the vehicle while he was riding his bike in August 2009

May 10, 2011

Actress Donna Douglas, who portrayed Elly May Clampett in the television series "The Beverly Hillbillies," recently filed a lawsuit against toy manufacturer Mattel over a Barbie doll that the actress claims looks similar to her.

Douglas reportedly filed the lawsuit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, claiming that the company "is engaging in the unauthorized use" of her name and image to sell the "Elly May" Barbie doll.

Douglas, who played the character in all 274 episodes of the television show, is reportedly seeking $75,000 in damages, according to Reut