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Jan 17, 2011

Actress Nicollette Sheridan has dropped some of the allegations made in a lawsuit against Marc Cherry, the creator of the hit ABC drama "Desperate Housewives," reports the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Sheridan reportedly has removed allegations of discrimination and harassment based on sex, age and sexual orientation from the lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Additional charges of intentional infliction of emotion distress were dropped last month so that Sheridan would not have to subject herself to a physical and psychological evaluation

Jan 6, 2011

Television star Jaime Pressly was arrested this week after police officers reportedly caught her driving under the influence of alcohol, according to Radar Online.

The 33-year-old actress was pulled over by police for a traffic violation at 11:36 p.m. on the night of January 5 while she was driving in Santa Monica, California.

Dec 27, 2010

Demi Lovato, a star of many Disney Channel projects like "Sonny with a Chance" and the "Camp Rock" film series, has reached a settlement in a legal dispute with a dancer she allegedly struck while on tour, reports MSNBC.

The dancer, Alex Welch, was working as a background performer on a tour starring Lovato and the Jonas Brothers when she was allegedly hit by the actress.

Dec 15, 2010

A homeless man involved in the trial of a former television chef who pleaded no contest to trying to hire people to kill his wife claimed that the prosecution covered up key information about fellow witnesses, according to TMZ.

The man, Shane Ickenroth, was allegedly one of three men the chef, Juan-Carlos Cruz, tried to hire to murder his wife.

Dec 3, 2010

Jenni "JWoww" Farley, a cast member on the MTV hit "Jersey Shore," is being sued by her ex-boyfriend, reports TMZ.

Thomas Lippolis alleges that while he was dating Farley, he also served as her business manager. The source states that Lippolis claims to have been the "sole negotiating agent" for the agreement that resulted in Farley earning $17,500 per episode of "Jersey Shore" as well as a $75,000 bonus contingent on good ratings for the show.