Hip hop and R&B musician Akon has been going through hard times when it comes to baby mommas and his children. The latest story is interesting because it involves the producer/songwriter actually taking steps that lead to him paying child support.
Best known for her crazy relationship with Charlie Sheen and various run-ins with the law, socialite Brooke Mueller made tabloid headlines yet again this past week. Acting on allegations that Mueller was abusing substances yet again, the California Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) entered Mueller’s home and took away four-year-old sons Max and Bob to protect their safety.
Bode Miller and former girlfriend Sara McKenna’s paternity and child custody battle has heated up. Last week, Miller filed a request with a California judge to force McKenna to move back to CA with their one-month-old son, and to change the baby’s last name from McKenna to Miller.
Deion Sanders has just won big in his ongoing custody war with estranged wife Pilar Sanders. Deion was awarded full physical and legal custody of their sons and shared physical and legal custody of their daughter.
To most people, the lives of celebrities seem glamorous and exciting. Stars live in expansive mansions and enjoy the best that life has to offer. However, even the most beloved celebrities find themselves in big legal trouble from time to time. Here’s the roundup of this week’s celebrity lawsuit news.
A paternity and custody petition filed by actor Jason Patric has been denied. Patric, better known for his roles in Speed 2: Cruise Control, The Lost Boys and Narc, made tabloid news headlines in late 2012 when details surrounding the birth of his biological son were revealed to the media.
It looks like reality television star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel will soon be facing a family court judge instead of the cameras of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York. As we first reported, Frankel issued a pensive statement to the tabloid media just before Christmas Eve with regard to her separation from second husband Jason Hoppy. Frankel then took things a step further over the course of the last week, officially filing for divorce in a New York court.
Sarah Palin’s oldest son and his wife are divorcing. Track and Britta Palin filed jointly for divorce in an Alaskan court, according to a recent TMZ story.
The Workman clan showed up in full force yesterday at a Los Angeles courthouse as the battle concerning Ariel Winter’s welfare raged on. Luckily, they narrowly avoided a hearing when attorneys for all parties reached a settlement.
Celebrities are no exception to the rule that the more money you make, the more money you can lose. While stars may seem to live in a charmed, insular world, they are often embroiled in big-dollar legal battles. Here’s the round up of this week’s celebrity lawsuit news.