Being a celebrity has many benefits. Most of America’s favorite stars live in high-end homes and stay in luxury hotels when traveling the world. However, not even the biggest stars can escape legal problems. Here’s the roundup of this past week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
To many Americans, celebrities seem to lead lives troubled only by gossip columns or award’s season losses. But Grammy awards, Olympic medals and credits for acting in big-name TV shows cannot protect them from becoming wrapped up in serious legal drama from time to time. Here’s the roundup of last week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
Respected singer and Grammy winner Dionne Warwick is the latest celebrity to file for bankruptcy and shock the entertainment and tabloid news media. According to her bankruptcy filing in Newark, the legendary singer owes more than $10 million to the Internal Revenue Service and to the California Franchise Tax Board.
The iconic soft-core pornography brand Girls Gone Wild is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, though owner and founder Joe Francis insists that the company’s financials remain strong. The bankruptcy, Francis claims, is simply a business decision to restructure what he calls “frivolous and burdensome legal affairs.”
Casey Anthony is in the news again, and it’s for a much different reason this time. According to reports, Anthony’s legal woes have led to an avalanche of debts and outstanding bills. The 60-page report that Anthony and her representatives submitted to the Tampa-area court revealed that Anthony, who is currently unemployed, owes more than $800,000 to 80 parties, including her parents.
To many, being a celebrity means enjoying a life filled with beautiful mansions, fast cars and big money. While celebrities do enjoy a charmed life, they are not immune from the legal troubles ordinary citizens face. Even beloved celebrities can get tangled in nasty lawsuits. Here’s the round-up of this past week’s celebrity lawsuit drama.
Former ?CSI ?actor Gary Dourdan has filed for bankruptcy in an effort to deal with massive debts owed to creditors. TMZ broke the news Monday in an article that says Dourdan filed for bankruptcy on August 30th.
Many celebrities seem to lead privileged lives separate from the struggles that everyone else faces. However, even the glamorous lives of celebrities are interrupted by lawsuits and legal trouble. Here’s the roundup of this week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
Though Gary Busey filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy back in February, it looks like he could be back on the path to financial security. Busey has signed on to the pilot television series Mr. Box Office as a science teacher.
One month after going on welfare despite swearing she never would and a week after making headlines for supposedly forcing her children to live in squalor, Octomom Nadya Suleman has filed for bankruptcy in California.