SC Filmmaker: Channels Showed Porn, Not His Comedy

By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. — A former South Carolina lawmaker is suing cable TV channels HBO and Showtime, claiming they promoted his low-budget comedy about Appalachia called ‘The Hills Have Thighs‘ only to instead show a soft-core pornographic movie with the same title. James “Bubba” Cromer said the mix-up defamed him […]

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Oprah Winfrey Settles Headmisstress’ U.S. Lawsuit

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA — Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit filed by a headmistress she had accused of performing poorly at her South African girls school, where some students claimed they were abused, lawyers said Tuesday. The lawsuit by former headmistress Nomvuyo Mzamane claimed Winfrey defamed her in remarks made […]

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Lindsay Lohan Takes Swipe at E-Trade Babies

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Lindsay Lohan is feuding with the E-Trade babies. The actress has filed a $100 million lawsuit claiming a television ad for the Wall Street firm that aired during the Super Bowl and Olympics was modeled after her. Talking babies in the ad engage in chatter that refers to “milkaholic Lindsay.” The 23-year-old […]

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