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  • Robin Thicke, Pharrell Lose Legal Round Against Marvin Gaye’s Family

    Oct 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *A judge on Thursday denied Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit that accuses their blockbuster hit “Blurred Lines” of borrowing way too much from Marvin Gaye’s 1977 classic “Got to Give It Up.’ According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two musicians filed a lawsuit in September 2014 after receiving […]

  • Chris Brown Settles 2 Lawsuits, Including Frank Ocean Case

    Oct 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Chris Brown is slowly but surely digging his way out of legal trouble. According to TMZ, the singer recently settled a pair of lawsuits that cost him a total of nearly $120,000. Brown’s Jan. 2013 tiff with Frank Ocean and his crew outside a Hollywood recording studio is now resolved. Ocean’s cousin Sha’Keir Duarte had […]

  • George Clinton on Legal Battles: ‘I Got a Lawyer Habit Now’ (Watch)

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *George Clinton was a guest on “Tavis Smiley” Wednesday night to plug his new book, “Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir.” Among the topics addressed was the legal battles surrounding the rights to his music, a fight that has given him a sense of purpose. “I’m 73 […]

  • Court Supports EMI in Lawsuit Over Duke Ellington’s Royalties

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *New York’s highest court is backing EMI in a lawsuit filed against the music publisher by Duke Ellington’s heirs. Descendants of the late pianist, bandleader and composer have been seeking half the royalties from foreign sales of his music, according to Billboard. Their original 2010 suit alleges breach of the 1961 standard songwriter royalty contract. Ellington […]

  • Keenan and Shawn Wayans Sued By Their Own Lawyers

    Oct 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Brothers Keenan and Shawn Wayans have been hit by a lawsuit from their own attorneys. The comedians allegedly owe the firm S & E Azriliant more than $63,000 for legal services provided between 2008 and 2009. According to TMZ, Keenan owes $21,800 and Shawn owes $22,000. Plus, they both failed to pay a joint bill […]

  • ‘Wendy Williams’ Intern Files Class Action Lawsuit Over Workload

    Oct 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 9 Comments

    *A former intern at “The Wendy Williams Show” is suing its syndicator Lionsgate and producers Debmar-Mercury claiming he and others were made to work like full-time employees, according to Deadline.com. “Upon information and belief, beginning in or around September 2008, the Defendants maintained a common policy and practice of employing interns on The Wendy Williams […]