Sues

According to TMZ, Gladys Knight is suing her own son after her Atlanta restaurant Gladys Knight & Ron Winans Chicken & Waffles recently got raided.  Gladys is suing her son to stop using her name and face to promote the eatery.  Gladys said she allowed her name and image to be used for the restaurants back in […]

Former Fresh Prince star Tatyana Ali has filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros and Telepictures claiming that she came up with the idea for daytime talk show The Real. She is arguing that the pitched the show back in 2012 but execs passed on the project at the time. Tatyana is seeking an unspecified amount in damages and a “percentage […]

The Huffington Post has reported that a California prisoner has claimed that Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna and Chris Brown have collectively stolen 3,000 of his songs while he was in jail.  Richard Dupree has said that Bey and Jay have been working with government agencies to steal his catalog. Breezy, Kanye and RiRi have been accused of assisting the couple and the […]

According to Pulse of Radio, Robin Thicke‘s attorney has fired off a letter to Star Magazine and OK! Magazine after they ran a story concerning his separation from wife Paula Patton. Both tabloids reported that the singer and Paula were involved in a “consensual” “three-way relationship” with a massage therapist named Jasmine, which “took a disastrous turn” after Paula “literally […]

According to Page Six, Perri “Pebbles” Reid — the former manager of TLC, is suing Viacom for $40 million over their biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. Reid filed the suit in Atlanta federal court, saying that the movie depicted her “as a conniving and dishonest business woman who hoodwinked three innocent girls and exploited their […]

According to Pulse of Radio, Aretha Franklin has announced that she is suing satire website The News Nerd for $10 million for defamation for starting the rumor that she and Patti Labelle got into a physical altercation at the Women of Soul concert at the white house last month. Aretha said in a statement, “The […]

According to TMZ, A Beverly Hills police officer has sued the city, saying that it punished him for reporting that a fellow officer for allegedly staring at Whitney Houston‘s dead body at the scene of her death.  Sgt. Brian Weir filed the lawsuit, claiming Sgt. Terry Nutall knelt beside Houston — mere hours after her death — and removed the […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill  has sued Frank Ocean for backing out of one of their ads. According to TMZ.com, The company filed suit in L.A. County on Friday (March 7th). In the docs, Chipotle said that Frank signed on to a $245,000 deal to sing a remake of “Pure Imagination” for their new animated ad. The company claims that […]

Spin has reported that Prince is suing 22 bloggers and Google’s Blogger platform for $22 million for bootlegging his live concerts. He filed a copyright suit in San Francisco — and although he doesn’t know the identity of all the defendants, he is demanding that they each pay $1 million in damages. Prince don’t play when it […]

Lady Gaga is being sued by Teddy Riley for owing him money.  According to TMZ,  The producer is suing Gaga claiming that she owes him for his contribution to the song, “Teeth.” According to the lawsuit, Teddy produced the record back in 2009. And apparently, he was promised a 25 percent writing fee, but claims […]

Nona Gaye and Frankie Gaye have filed a lawsuit against Robin Thicke over his song “Blurred Lines.”  According to TMZ, Nona and Frankie Christian Gaye filed documents yesterday (October 30th) that addressed Robin’s interviews with Billboard and GQ magazine — where he admitted that Marvin’s “Got To Give It Up” was one of his favorite songs and that he wanted to replicate […]

According to TMZ, Quincy Jones says he’s been double-crossed by Sony and Michael Jackson Productions (aka MJJ) … claiming the 2 companies intentionally aced him out of his cut of Michael’s music. Jones has sued MJJ Productions and Sony … claiming he owns a big chunk of “Off the Wall,” “Thriller” and “Bad” because he produced all of them.  Jones […]