Celebrity legal affairs

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, Jeffrey Tambor arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. In an ambiguous statement Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to the Amazon series "Transparent" following two allegations of sexual harassment against him. He also says that the idea that he would deliberately harass anyone is untrue. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015 file photo, rapper Nelly approaches the stage for a concert in Irbil, northern Iraq. Nelly is to perform at a male-only concert on Dec. 14 2017, in Saudi Arabia, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative country is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper's 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana, while others say it's disgraceful in light of a rape accusation against the rapper. (AP Photo/Seivan M. Salim, File)
November 21, 2017 - 8:13 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Rapper Nelly is to perform in Saudi Arabia next month, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative kingdom is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper's 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana. Smuggling...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 1980, file photo, John Lennon, right, and his wife, Yoko Ono, arrive at The Hit Factory, a recording studio in New York City. German police said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries which were stolen from Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, in New York in 2006. (AP Photo/Steve Sands, File)
November 20, 2017 - 9:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries. Berlin police said the 58-year-old suspect, whom they didn't identify, was arrested in the German capital on Monday. They said another suspect lives in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Katy Perry performs on stage at the "Witness: The Tour" concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that she intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent. The jury found Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that Dana Hollister should pay the archdiocese $3.47 million and Perry $1.57 million for interference with contractual relations and other misdeeds. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
November 17, 2017 - 11:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent. The jury found Friday that entrepreneur Dana...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against celebrities and media (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Ryan Seacrest is disputing an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with an employee at E! News nearly a decade ago. In a statement Friday, Seacrest says his former...
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This image released Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office shows the booking photo for actress Rose McGowan who surrendered to Airports Authority Police on charges of possession of a controlled substance. The felony charge stems from a police investigation of personal belongings left behind on a Jan. 20 flight that arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia. Police say the items tested positive for narcotics. (Loudoun County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 16, 2017 - 12:27 pm
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on felony cocaine charges, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her. One of the most outspoken actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, McGowan told the magazine that she's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2016 file photo, Melissa Etheridge arrives at the 2016 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Etheridge has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana in North Dakota. An attorney for the California musician entered the plea on her behalf Tuesday. Under a proposed order, Etheridge would pay a fine of $750 and serve unsupervised probation. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 4:57 pm
BOWBELLS, N.D. (AP) — Grammy-winning rock singer Melissa Etheridge has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana in North Dakota. KMOT-TV reports an attorney for the California musician entered the plea on her behalf Tuesday. Under a proposed order, Etheridge would pay a fine...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2015 file photo, Egyptian fishermen row on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt. Sherine Abdel-Wahab, a famous Arab singer widely known by her first name, has been banned from performing in her native Egypt after advising against drinking from the Nile River. A video clip of a recent concert shows Sherine telling a fan: "You are better off drinking Evian," a reference to a French brand of mineral water. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
November 15, 2017 - 2:25 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A famous Arab singer will stand trial next month in her native Egypt over a video clip in which she advises a concert fan against drinking from the Nile River, officials said Wednesday. The clip shows Sherine Abdel-Wahab, widely known by her first name, saying "You are better off...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, actor Tom Sizemore arrives at the premiere of "The Expendables 3" in Los Angeles. A newly released police report details allegations that actor Tom Sizemore groped an 11-year-old girl at a Utah photo shoot in 2003. The documents released Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, say the child actor told police Sizemore kissed and groped her as they posed for pictures for the movie eventually titled “Born Killers.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 1:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against powerful men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Terry Crews names his alleged attacker and compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war in an appearance Wednesday on...
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Rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. A Philadelphia judge has sentenced rapper Mill to two to four years in state prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 14, 2017 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for Meek Mill is asking a Philadelphia judge to recuse herself before he appeals the rapper's sentence of two to four years in prison. Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced Mill last week for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. On...
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