On any given day, dozens of stories about America’s favorite celebrities are published in newspapers, blogs and tabloids. Unfortunately, not all of these stories are positive.
Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and star running back Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson was back in a criminal courtroom on May 16th, 2013. This time, O.J. took to the witness stand in the hope of clearing his name in a notorious Las Vegas armed robbery case that ended in 2008 with his conviction and incarceration.
Lindsay Lohan’s once-estranged father Michael Lohan has had to deal with allegations of being a deadbeat dad for much of his time spent in the spotlight. While questions about his character might still abound, at least no one can say that he doesn’t pay child support anymore.
Actor Terrence Howard has finally ended his 15-month-long divorce proceedings, during which he and his wife, Michelle Ghent, leveled outrageous accusations against one another and were engaged in a bitter dispute over property division, support payments and bank accounts.
Lisa Bonet, who played Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show, filed a lawsuit late last week against a Burbank, CA driver who struck her vehicle in 2011. According to Los Angeles County Superior Court records, Bonet is seeking compensation for damages she and her children allegedly sustained as a result of the car crash.
Being a celebrity definitely has its perks. Many of America’s favorite stars live in opulent homes, eat the best food and buy the best clothing. However, not even their celebrity status can save some stars from judgment day.
Celebrities tend to lead charmed lives. Yet despite their fabulous mansions and globetrotting lives, many celebrities still have to deal with high-risk lawsuits and legal problems. Here’s the roundup of last week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
When it comes to real estate deals, some celebrities are more savvy than others. The following property transfers show celebrities approaching the housing market with a lot of style.
Dancer and choreographer Wade Robson has declared his intent to sue the estate of Michael Jackson, saying he was molested over the course of seven years by the pop star. This could represent another legal concern for Jackson’s family members, who have had to deal with allegations that the singer molested children for decades.
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.