Chris Brown and his bodyguard are being sued for $3 million by a man for alleged assault in Washington D.C.
Parker Adams, who claims the 24-year-old star broke his nose and hurled a homophobic slur at him when he tried to insert himself in a photograph that Chris was taking with two females outside the city's W Hotel in October, has filed a civil lawsuit against the "Fine China" singer, who is currently in rehab seeking treatment for anger management and is also facing misdemeanor assault charges stemming from the incident.
The alleged victim claims in new court documents, obtained by gossip website TMZ.com, that Chris went nuts on him and is suing both the singer and his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, for $1 million each, as well as another $500,000 from both of them for punitive damages, to teach them a lesson. The "Forever" singer has denied any wrongdoing, claiming Parker was the aggressor and tried to force his way on to Chris' tour bus.
Charlie Sheen's new fiancee is already married.
The Anger Management star got engaged to Brett Rossi earlier this month, but he won't be able to make her his fourth wife for some time as she is in the process of divorcing her spouse Jonathan Ross.
Jonathan - who is representing himself in the proceedings - filed for divorce from the porn star on July 18, 2013, but she didn't file a response until January 30, 2014, two weeks before she got engaged to Charlie. Brett - who had been married to Jonathan for a year - is being represented in the case by Charlie's lawyer Mark Gross, and insiders expect the proceedings to be resolved quite soon.
Justin Bieber will be deposed and questioned about an attack on a photographer.
The "Baby" hitmaker, who is being sued for allegedly instructing his bodyguard to attack Jeffrey Binion and take his camera after he took photographers of the 19-year-old star outside a recording studio in Miami last June, had tried to block the paparazzo's lawyers from interviewing him about the incident but a judge dismissed his appeal, according to documents filed in the city's Third District Court of Appeal last Tuesday.
"Miami Judge Sarah Zabel initially denied Bieber's requests to stop Binion's lawyers from deposing him and asking questions about other incidents involving him and his varied bodyguards' aggressive behavior. Although Bieber's lawyers appealed the judge's rulings, the appeal was denied. Bieber can no longer hide. Binion's lawyers are waiting for a deposition date to be set in Miami," a source said.
The judge also denied the Canadian star's request to stop the public's right to view his scheduled videotaped deposition.
Chris Brown is being sued by man who claims he was beaten by the singer during a basketball game.
Malcolm Ausbon has filed court documents claiming the "Beautiful People" star and his entourage hit him during a game at 24 Hour Fitness in north Los Angeles last summer. "When Ausbon expressed dissatisfaction with Brown's behavior, Brown threatened to 'kick his ass' and 'put these hands on you.' Additionally, Brown claimed to be a member of the 'Bloods' a street gang engaged in criminal activity, not limited to murder, drugs, extortion and crime," the documents claim.
The filing further claims he tried to leave the scene Chris and his security started to "strike, punch, kick, pull and stomp Ausbon's head and body," resulting in him having to go to hospital.
Chris, 24, has been on probation since his 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna, which was revoked last December following a fight in Washington D.C. He is currently undergoing a 90-day court-ordered treatment in rehab for anger management issues.
Justin Bieber was reportedly caught on tape at the time of the egg attack on his neighbor's house.
New surveillance footage showing the "Boyfriend" singer near the property in Calabasas, California - which suffered an estimated $20,000 of damage in the incident - when it was hit by eggs last month is being considered as critical evidence in the case against the star.
According to gossip website TMZ, Justin isn't seen holding any eggs but he is reportedly heard shouting abuse at his neighbor. In the short clip, a man thought to be Bieber is heard shouting, "F**k you! I got another one for you actually." However, sources close to the star have disputed the authenticity of the video, which is too dark to clearly make out the "Baby" hitmaker.
The reports come after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department passed the case on to the Los Angeles County District Attorney and strongly recommended that the "Beauty and a Beat" singer be punished to the fullest extent of the law. The District Attorney is expected to make a decision on the case - which was originally filed as a misdemeanor but could become a felony due to the extent of the damage - in approximately one week.
Police officers want Justin Bieber to face felony charges for throwing eggs at his neighbor's house.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department passed the case on to the L.A. County District Attorney (D.A.) on Thursday and strongly recommended that the "Baby" hitmaker be punished to the fullest extent of the law for allegedly causing $20,000 in damage to his neighbor's house in Calabasas, California last month.
"I went to the D.A.'s office today with the paperwork, and I want a felony. Of course I want a felony," Lt. Dave Thompson told gossip website TMZ.com.
The D.A. is expected to make a decision on the case, which was originally filed as a misdemeanor but could become a felony due to the extent of the damage, in approximately one week.
Justin Bieber is to appear in court next month.
The 19-year-old singer has been given a trial date of March 3 by a Miami-Dade County judge over charges of driving under the influence (DUI), resisting arrest and driving with an invalid license.
The troubled star was detained on January 23 after police allegedly caught him drag racing a rented Lamborghini in Miami. Police officers claimed Justin, who is more than a year under the legal drinking age in the US, reeked of alcohol at the scene but his blood alcohol level was barely measurable at .014. However, it has been reported a toxicology test detected the presence of marijuana and Xanax in his system.
Scott Disick is suing Mercedes-Benz.
The Keeping up with the Kardashians star has filed a lawsuit against the auto company, alleging it sold him a "virtually useless" 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG because the vehicle is constantly breaking down.
In legal documents, obtained by gossip website TMZ.com, the 30-year-old failed restaurateur said that the car, which costs $190,000 new, is unreliable and has spent more time in a repair shop in Los Angeles than on the road. Scott is accusing Mercedes-Benz of failing to make the car roadworthy after numerous attempts and is seeking a full refund plus expenses.
News of the lawsuit comes after a difficult few months for Scott, whose father, Jeffrey Disick, died in early January, less than three months after his mother, Bonnie, passed away from cirrhosis of the liver. "[Scott is] very, very sad. The whole family is trying to comfort him. Everyone's upset. To lose both parents so close together, it doesn't seem fair," a source close to the star said.
While he may be fighting with his Kim Kardashian as to whether or not their daughter North will appear on reality TV, Kanye West at least won't have to worry about facing assault charges anymore.
The Los Angeles District Attorney has decided not to go forward with prosecuting the "New Slaves" rapper over an alleged assault that occurred earlier in the month. Criminal defense attorney Troy Slaten - who is not involved in Kanye's case - speculated that this outcome could happen due to the fact that the alleged victim failed to show up for a follow-up interview with authorities: "If they don't have a cooperative victim, the case is harder to prosecute. If you have no victim, it would most likely get dismissed."
The alleged incident happened in Beverly Hills on January 13th, where Kanye reportedly responded (with his fists!) to a young man who was spewing racial slurs at the paparazzi and Kim Kardashian when she arrived to meet her fiance.
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Kim Kardashian has branded her former stepmother a "slippery snake."
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, her siblings and mother Kris Jenner have filed a lawsuit against Ellen Pearson - the former wife of her late father Robert Kardashian - claiming she sold personal property, including family photos, to a publication in January 2013 and in her deposition, Kim admitted she "disliked" her.
When asked her opinion of Ellen - who married Robert six weeks before he died in 2003 - Kim said, "She is a slippery snake... I dislike her. I think that she -- I don't agree with her decisions as of late. And I didn't agree with her decisions when she wouldn't give us back property or ever since she married my father, I haven't agreed with her decisions. I feel like there was an agenda there -- but I don't think about Ellen. I don't spend my time worrying about her, because I try to be a positive person. Everyone is pushed to a limit, and no matter how positive you are, you can look at someone and say, wow, they are a slippery snake, they make awful decisions that are hurtful."
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