The founder of the Girls Gone Wild media empire could serve yet another stint in prison. Joseph R. Francis, most frequently known as Joe, has been convicted by a jury in a Los Angeles Superior Court of several misdemeanor offenses, including assault with bodily injury, witness intimidation and false imprisonment.
Life in the limelight might look glamorous, but it’s not always what it seems. Even the most treasured of celebrities can become the targets of top-dollar lawsuits and career-ending legal troubles. Here’s the roundup of last week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
Noted former Nappy Roots rapper R. Prophet was arrested by Kentucky State Police on April 20th for disorderly conduct after his friend was charged with a DUI. The friend had been pulled over just before he was supposed to pick Prophet up, and officers told the former entertainer to stay by the side of the road but he failed to do so.
Jenna Jameson had an interesting weekend — instead of kicking off Saturday with an early birthday party, the 38-year-old retired porn star was arrested for misdemeanor battery in Newport Beach, CA.
It’s the time of year when celebrities bask in the spotlight on red carpets and win awards for their achievements. To many, being a celebrity looks like an absolute cakewalk. However, even big-time celebrities end up in serious legal trouble.
Being a celebrity has its privileges. However, not even the biggest celebrities can escape from all of their legal troubles. Here’s the roundup of this past week’s celebrity sentencing and plea deal news.
Even celebrities are haunted by problems. Though they tend to lead lives of luxury, many celebrities become targets for top-dollar lawsuits. Here’s the roundup of last week’s celebrity lawsuit news for your perusal.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey was arrested for allegedly slapping his girlfriend last Wednesday, January 10. He was released from jail Thursday and stood trial on Friday morning for a charge of simple battery.
Actor and comedian Katt Williams and seems to be on quite the self-destructive path.Williams was detained by police in October for pulling a gun on Faizon Love, arrested for assault in mid-November, involved in a low-speed chase involving Sacramento police officers after slapping a Target employee last week and arrested again following bizarre behavior at World Sports Grille bar in Seattle, WA.
Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry spent a tumultuous Thanksgiving that involved the father of four-year old daughter Nahla as well fiancé Olivier Martinez. Berry and Martinez were spending the holiday together when Gabriel Aubry showed up with Nahla to return her to the custody of her mother. Now, after a tumultuous week, it appears as though everything has been straightened out.