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Arrest Warrant Issued for Singer Pat Boone

Pat Boone is a wanted man. The legendary “Ain’t That a Shame” crooner, who scored five number one hits in the 1950s, has an arrest warrant with his name on it after missing a scheduled court appearance in connection with a recent lawsuit. According to TMZ, the 79-year-old star purchased an apartment on a luxury […]

Tom Cruise: Scientology Played Role in Katie Holmes Divorce

Tom Cruise has admitted for the first time that his divorce from Katie Holmes was sparked, at least in part, by the actress’ desire to distance their daughter Suri Cruise from Scientology. On September 9, the 51-year-old superstar gave an under-oath deposition as part of his $50 million defamation lawsuit against Life & Style and […]

Report: Stallone’s Sister Destroyed ‘Abuse’ Tapes

Secret recordings of conversations between “Rocky” star Sylvester Stallone and his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti, who claimed he “abused” her, were destroyed as part of a multi-million dollar settlement, according to the New York Post. In the 1987 settlement, Stallone reportedly paid Filiti $2 million in addition to $16,666.66 per month for life and $50,000 a […]

Disabled Depp Accuser’s Lawsuit Tossed

Johnny Depp appears to have dodged a bad-publicity bullet — at least for the moment. A judge in L.A. County Superior Court today dismissed a potentially embarrassing lawsuit against the actor, in which a disabled woman claimed that the actor’s bodyguards attacked her and pulled her pants off,  according to TMZ.com. Robin Eckert, a 52-year-old professor […]

Halle Berry Ordered to Fork Over $240K in Child Support

The brutal custody battle between Halle Berry and ex Gabriel Aubry wages on, and now at a much higher price—literally. TMZ reports that Berry has been ordered to pay $20,000 per month—almost a quarter of a million a year—in child support for 4-year-old daughter Nahla. Sources said a family court judge issued the order when […]

Proof of Travolta’s Innocence in Massage Lawsuit?

It’s been an unusual week for John Travolta. The actor was blindsided on Monday by a lawsuit, filed by an unidentified masseur, claiming that Travolta stripped naked and touched himself inappropriately during a massage at a Beverly Hills hotel in January. The plaintiff, known only as John Doe, is seeking $2M in damages. A representative […]

Professor Fired for Giving James Franco a ‘D’?

A former New York University professor is suing the school for wrongful termination, claiming he was fired for giving actor James Franco a “D” in his “Directing the Actor” class. According to TMZ, Professor José Angel Santana says the “Planet of the Apes” star was given the unsatisfactory grade for missing 12 of the 14 […]