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Orthodox Jewish Woman Sues Lancome On Faulty Foundation Claims

Makeup companies tout lofty, unrealistic claims all the time. These include, but are not limited to … uh, well, almost everything they say? Working with beauty products all the time…

Rachel Krause | May 1, 2013 - 3:20 pm

College Student Receives $40,000 Settlement After Her Guinea Pig Is Banned From Campus

Kendra Velzen, a 28-year-old student at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, suffers from depression and uses a pacemaker. Her pet guinea pig, Blanca, helps her cope with the stress…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Eye Roll: Parents Sue Over Yoga In Public Schools Because It “Promotes Eastern Religions”

Sometimes I do not have anything deeper to say other than “Shut up.”

And those are my choice words for the California parents who are suing their children’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm

The Real Chubby Checker Isn’t Happy About The Penis Size App Named After Him

Rock ‘n’ roller Chubby Checker is in a twist about a penis size app that shares his name. The 71-year-old musician is suing Hewlett-Packard to the tune of half a…

Ami Angelowicz | February 14, 2013 - 11:40 am

Man Sues His Wife For Giving Birth To Ugly Baby, Wins $120,000

Once upon a time, a man in northern China named Jian Feng married the girl of his dreams, and soon his beautiful wife gave birth to a baby girl. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Court Ruling Protects Louboutin’s Fancy Red Soles

Thanks to Christian Louboutin’s lawsuit, today we all have the chance to read a very serious court ruling in which a judge makes reference to that ubiquitous and kind of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 7, 2012 - 2:20 pm

New Low: Octomom Sued By Strip Club

Today in the world of Very, Very Serious Legal Battles: A strip club is trying to get an emergency injunction … to keep Octomom Nadya Suleman from stripping at a…

Newser | July 11, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Kanye & Kim Sued For Terrorist Ties, Flag-Burning

Known terrorists Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are being sued by the Guinness World Record holder for “The Most Litigious Man” for their un-American activities. Jonathan Lee Riches claims…

Jessica Wakeman | June 26, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Woman Wins $900K From Guy Who Gave Her Herpes

Reason to wear a condom No. 437: Giving someone an STD can be really expensive. A 49-year-old Oregon woman won a lawsuit last week against the 69-year-old man she says…

Newser | June 5, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Woman Sues Over Loud Roommate Sex

Most of us either have already experienced or will eventually experience the roommate who is just a little too open with their sex lives. I have definitely been kept awake…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 5, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Men At Work Sued For Plagiarism, 28 Years Too Late

According to the High Court of Australia, the band Men at Work got famous by stealing another’s work. Two years ago, the band was sued for copyright infringement by a…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today In Terribleness: Kids, Dad Gang Up To Sue Mom For “Bad Mothering”

Michael Lohan ain’t got nothing on Kimberly Garrity in the bad parenting department. The many grave and terrifying abuses inflicted upon her children include a sending a birthday card without…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Frivolous Lawsuit Queen Lindsay Lohan Sues Pitbull For Using Her Name In A Song

Lindsay Lohan is suing the rapper Pitbull for using her name in his song “Give Me Everything.” LiLo claims the lyrics “I got locked up like Lindsay Lohan” have caused…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Leighton Meester’s Mom Counter-Sues, Alleges Assault

Leighton Meester’s mom, whose first name is Constance—strangely also the name of the girl’s high school in “Gossip Girl“—isn’t too pleased with her daughter’s allegations about her misusing money, intended…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 26, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Forever 21 Wants To Shut Down Blogger … For Making Fun Of Forever 21

It’s often the biggest companies that have the tightest reign on their public perception — and inexpensive clothing company Forever 21 is no exception. Despite their public image of being…

Julie Gerstein | June 6, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Model Sues Estee Lauder Over Bad Photoshopping

We know that virtually every image we see in print has had a little Photoshop magic worked on it, but it’s easy to forget just how much. Former Sports Illustrated

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 3, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Mike Tyson’s Tattoo Artist Suing Over The Face Tatt In “The Hangover 2″

The Hangover 2” opens this weekend, and apparently there is someone besides Mel Gibson who will not be eagerly waiting in line with a bucket of popcorn to get a…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 23, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Lady Gaga Sues Over Breast Milk Ice Cream

Lady Gaga is not too happy about The Icecreamists newest flavor in their London ice cream parlor. It’s called Baby Gaga and it’s made from human breast milk. The milk…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 8, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Why Is Zooey Deschanel Suing Steve Madden Shoes?

Zooey Deschanel seems like a sweet girl, but she’s also got a bit of a fierce business side. The actress is apparently suing Steve Madden for $2 million for a…

Leonora Epstein | December 20, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Did MTV Steal The Idea For “Jersey Shore”?

Jersey Shore” may be the hot(tub)est show on television in eons. But one writer is considering legal action against MTV for ripping off his idea. Christopher Gambale submitted a treatment…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | November 18, 2010 - 8:15 pm