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"The Bachelor" Formally Sued for Racial Discrimination

"The Bachelor" Formally Sued for Racial Discrimination

ABC/NICK RAY(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — As expected, a group of Nashville, Tenn., residents on Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit against The Bachelor franchise, claiming it has discriminated against people of color.In the complaint, obtained by The Holl…

"The Bachelor" Franchise to Be Sued for Racial Discrimination

"The Bachelor" Franchise to Be Sued for Racial Discrimination

ABC/NICK RAY(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A group of Nashville residents intend to file a class-action lawsuit Wednesday morning against ABC’s The Bachelor franchise for alleged racial discrimination.The complaint is being led by Nathaniel Claybrooks and Chris…

Johnny Depp Sued for Entourage’s Alleged Confrontation with Woman

Johnny Depp Sued for Entourage’s Alleged Confrontation with Woman

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Johnny Depp has been sued by a woman who claims she was involved in a physical confrontation with his entourage at a rock concert in Hollywood last December, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The woman, who i…

Ex-Reporter Sues After Alleged Police Brutality Deleted Off Camera

Ex-Reporter Sues After Alleged Police Brutality Deleted Off Camera

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A former reporter is suing the city of Albuquerque, N.M. and a police officer for allegedly deleting evidence of police brutality and tampering with evidence during a story she was covering.
Cristina Rodda, a former …

FBI Fitness Test Biased Against Men?

FBI Fitness Test Biased Against Men?

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — A male employee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is suing the agency for gender discrimination, claiming that a physical fitness test to become an FBI agent is biased against men.Jay Bauer, a Ph.D. graduate of …

Lauren Scruggs Rejects $200K Settlement in Propeller Accident

Lauren Scruggs Rejects $200K Settlement in Propeller Accident

ABC News(DALLAS) — Injured model and fashion editor Lauren Scruggs, who is recovering from a Dec. 3 plane propeller accident in which she lost her left hand and left eye, rejected a $200,000 settlement offer from the plane’s insurance company an…

Woman Crashes Through Apple Store Door, Sues

Woman Crashes Through Apple Store Door, Sues

File photo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) — An 83-year-old woman from Queens, New York wants a million dollars from Apple, after she said she recently smashed her face into the transparent door of an Apple Store on Long Island, New York, br…

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom Proposal

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom Proposal

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (ALPHARETTA, Ga.) — A student body president in Alpharetta, Ga., said he was removed from his leadership post after school administrators disagreed with an idea he proposed to make the titles of prom king and queen open to gay c…

Gordon Ramsay Dropped as Restaurant Partner, Sues for $3M

Gordon Ramsay Dropped as Restaurant Partner, Sues for $3M

ABC News(MONTREAL) — The tables have turned on the notorious Hell’s Kitchen chef Gordon Ramsay, who is embroiled in a lawsuit with his former restaurant after he was removed as business partner.Ramsay is suing Montreal restaurant Laurier 1936, f…

Divorcing Wife Sues Billionaire Over $88M NY Penthouse

Divorcing Wife Sues Billionaire Over $88M NY Penthouse

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Dmitry Rybolovlev, the billionaire who purchased the most expensive property in New York City, is facing a lawsuit from his wife Elena Rybolovleva.  She claims he purchased the $88 million penthouse to hide his asse…

Civil Suit Settled With Polo Tycoon Who Adopted Girlfriend

Civil Suit Settled With Polo Tycoon Who Adopted Girlfriend

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A civil suit against a polo magnate who adopted his girlfriend in an apparent effort to protect some of his fortune has been settled, ABC News has learned.Multi-millionaire John Goodman was sued by Lili …

Judge Rules in Favor of Oprah in Lawsuit

Judge Rules in Favor of Oprah in Lawsuit

George Burns/Harpo, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Oprah Winfrey recently won a legal case involving her use of the phrase “Own Your Power” on the cover of an O, The Oprah Magazine.Simone Kelly-Brown, the head of Own Your Power Communications, Inc., whi…

Family of Civilian Killed in Iraq Sues Military Contractor

Family of Civilian Killed in Iraq Sues Military Contractor

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(FALLS CHURCH, Va.) — Three years ago, at a party thrown by U.S. civilian contractors in Iraq, a young ex-Marine named Jason Pope was shot to death by a drunken co-worker. Now, his family has filed a lawsuit in federal court clai…

Paula Deen Sued by Former Employee of Georgia Restaurant

Paula Deen Sued by Former Employee of Georgia Restaurant

Serg Alexander/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Paula Deen and her brother have been sued by a woman who claims she was sexually harassed when she worked at a Georgia restaurant they own, according to TMZ.com.Lisa Jackson, a former general manager of Uncle…

Kardashian Sisters Sued Over Endorsement of Weight-Loss Product

Kardashian Sisters Sued Over Endorsement of Weight-Loss Product

Don Arnold/WireImage(NEW YORK) — A New York-based law firm has followed through on a threat to file a class-action lawsuit against Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian over their endorsement of the weight-loss product QuickTrim.According to E! Online, B…

Sugarland: Negligence Claims for Stage Collapse ‘Sensationalize the Disaster’

Sugarland: Negligence Claims for Stage Collapse ‘Sensationalize the Disaster’

Joey Foley/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — Grammy-nominated country duo Sugarland said the lawsuit that states they are partially responsible for the tragic stage collapse last summer that killed seven is trying to “sensationalize the disaster.”In a stat…

Rick Santorum’s Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Rick Santorum’s Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum has often called for limits medical malpractice lawsuits, but back in 1999, his wife Karen sued her chiropractor $500,000 for allegedly injuring her back.  Santorum testified in the case, telling the j…

Dad Eyes Suit in Christmas Fire That Killed Daughters

Dad Eyes Suit in Christmas Fire That Killed Daughters

John Moore/Getty Images(STAMFORD, Conn.) — The father of three young daughters who were killed in a Christmas Eve fire in Connecticut has signaled his intention to sue over their deaths.Matthew Badger filed papers last week that would name him as admi…

Sharon Osbourne Sued by Jewelry Company

Sharon Osbourne Sued by Jewelry Company

Michael Tran/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — A jewelry design company has filed a lawsuit against Sharon Osbourne, according to E!The breach of contract lawsuit claims Osbourne changed her mind about committing to a deal, which the company, Lucas Design Inte…

Court Allows Man to Seek Money from ‘Daughter’s’ Biological Dad

Court Allows Man to Seek Money from ‘Daughter’s’ Biological Dad

Comstock/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A man who discovered that the daughter he raised was not really his, can sue the biological father for $190,000 — the estimated cost of raising her for 15 years — the Connecticut State Supreme Court has ruled.E…

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