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Cyber-Threatened Tween Could Go for IIED Gold

On July 22, 2010 By JETLaw

Until a few days ago, not many people over the age of fifteen had heard of Jessi Slaughter (an alias). An eleven-year-old girl who frequently posted videos of herself engaging in colorful rants, Jessi was a bit of a celebrity among tweens on the Internet. After someone posted on a tween website, claiming [...]

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On March 15, a federal district judge in Pennsylvania held that defamation claims against media mogul Oprah Winfrey could proceed to trial. The plaintiff, Larato Mzamane, is the former headmistress of Oprah’s Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. She has sued Oprah for defamation, false light, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. [...]

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The children of the late Richard Toelk are claiming that artist Andy Warhol and director Paul Morrissey exploited and abused their father when he was 14, “by filming him while smoking pot and including the footage” in the movie All Aboard to the Dreamland Choo Choo. Claiming $300,000 in damages, the family is [...]

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Perez Hilton Sues Black Eyed Peas' Manager for $25K

On June 29, 2009 By JETLaw

A few days after Toronto’s June 21 MuchMusic Awards, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton filed a civil suit against Polo Molina, band manager of the Black Eyed Peas, for battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. According to the complaint, Black Eyed Peas’ front-man will.i.am, unhappy [...]

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