Tag: lawsuit

Lizzo Done Caught Another Case, This Time for Defamation by Postmates Delivery Driver

Lizzo, Oh No! She’s “100 % That Bitch” that stays getting sued by folks. Let me find out she got more lawsuits lodged at her than Bill Cosby. Too soon? Oh well; back to the regularly scheduled programming. The plus-sized pop star is reportedly being sued for defamation stemming from a Postmates delivery gone awry. […]

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Newport News firefighter battles cancer and with the city he works for

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News firefighter won a battle against the city after surviving cancer. Adrian Manning Adrian Manning feels lucky to be alive with his family on their small horse farm after being diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer last July. He’s been fighting two difficult battles. One to try and stay alive and […]

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Netflix Fights Back: Response To Mo’Nique’s Lawsuit Shows Streaming Giant Isn’t Playing

Source: Dan MacMedan / Getty Netflix is speaking up after Mo’Nique filed a racial and gender discrimination lawsuit again the streaming giant. Mo’Nique is doubling down on her initial accusations against Netflix back in 2018. She claimed the streaming service made her a “lowball offer” of $500,000 for a single stand-up special, whereas white comedians […]

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Does Mo’Nique Have A Case? Netflix Sued For Racial Discrimination

Source: Paul Morigi / Getty Mo’Nique is taking things to the next level with her fight against Netflix. Back in 2018, she requested people boycott the streaming service for “gender bias” and “color bias” and now she’s suing them. But does she have a case? According to NBC News, the Oscar-winning actress and comedienne filed […]

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Mo’Nique Files Race and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Netflix Regarding ‘Lowball Offer’

Mo’Nique isn’t nearly done sticking up for herself. According to NBC News, the Oscar-winning actress and comedian is suing Netflix, accusing the popular streaming platform of race and gender discrimination in relation to the deal she was offered for a stand-up special in November 2017. Advertisement If you remember, Mo’Nique took to various media outlets […]

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Mo’Nique Files Race and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Netflix Regarding ‘Lowball Offer’ [Updated]

Mo’Nique isn’t nearly done sticking up for herself. According to NBC News, the Oscar-winning actress and comedian is suing Netflix, accusing the popular streaming platform of race and gender discrimination in relation to the deal she was offered for a stand-up special in November 2017. Advertisement If you remember, Mo’Nique took to various media outlets […]

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Denver to pay $300K to pilot wrongfully arrested for being naked in airport hotel

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER (KDVR) — The city of Denver will pay a United Airlines pilot $300,000 to settle a wrongful arrest lawsuit that stemmed from an incident at the Westin at Denver International Airport (DIA) in September 2018. Andrew Collins was arrested for standing naked in front of his 10th-floor […]

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Advice Columnist Who Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Assault Is Suing Him for Defamation

After accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault in her memoir, What Do We Need Men For?, advice columnist E. Jean Carroll is suing Donald Trump for defamation. Per the Washington Post, the lawsuit is related to statements he made this summer after she accused him of sexually assaulting her two decades ago in a New […]

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Fired Starbucks Director Cries White Tears In Lawsuit Following Infamous Racial Profiling Incident

Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty A white former Starbucks regional director is crying racism after she was fired from her position not too long after an infamous 2018 racial profiling incident. According to the Philadelphia Informer, Shannon Phillips led Starbuck’s retail operations in the Philadelphia region, southern New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Maryland. She […]

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100% That Block: Lizzo Files Lawsuit Against Producers Claiming Plagiarism for ‘Truth Hurts’

Truth hurts, but a lawsuit stings. The saga around Lizzo’s hot single, “Truth Hurts” continues. Songwriting brothers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen accused the chart-topping artist of plagiarizing the heavily popular “I just took a DNA test, turns out, I’m 100% that bitch” line from the song they all wrote in collaboration titled, “Healthy.” However, Lizzo’s […]

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Rose McGowan Is Suing Harvey Weinstein and the ‘International Spy Agency’ Allegedly Hired to Silence Her

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Rose McGowan is suing Harvey Weinstein with allegations that the disgraced movie mogul recruited a network of attorneys, media power players, and even spies to keep her from going public with allegations that Weinstein raped her. McGowan was one of the earliest […]

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Transgender Employee of Rosario Dawson Hits Actress With Lawsuit Accusing Her—and Her Mama—of Vicious Beatdown

A transgender employee of actress Rosario Dawson is suing her and her family, accusing them of a violent assault and transphobic bias, including repeated misgendering. Dedrek Finley came to know the family as a lesbian woman some time ago, Finley’s attorney, Tasha Alyssa Hill, told NBC News. Finley got along so well with Dawson, her […]

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Kickstarter shrugs as Dune Case seeks to crowdfund 2019 Mac Pro clone

It takes a lot of gall and apparently very little fear of legal consequences to copy an Apple product design while portraying it as your own — then using crowdfunding support to bring it to market. But that’s what Dune Case is attempting with Dune Pro, a PC enclosure that clones Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro […]

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Blow the Whistle: Black Woman State Trooper Files Explosive Discrimination Lawsuit in Michigan, Exposing Police Brutality

A video obtained by the Detroit Free Press shows white state troopers slamming a black motorist with a disability onto the pavementImage: YouTube A now-retired Michigan State Trooper is a whistleblower in an explosive lawsuit that reveals a history of racial discrimination and police brutality in her department. First Lt. Twana Powell, who led the […]

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‘There Is a Human Cost’: The Sussexes File Suit Against the Daily Mail; Harry Issues a Statement on the ‘Ruthless Campaign’ Against Meghan

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on October 28, 2018, in Wellington, New Zealand.Photo: Rosa Woods (Pool/Getty Images) Enough is enough; that’s the stance being taken by Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex against British tabloid the Daily Mail, after the newspaper published a private letter from the duchess to […]

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The #EbonyOwes Saga Continues: Former Employees File Class Action Lawsuit Against Ebony Magazine

Image: iStock In what could be the final chapter in the tragic #EbonyOwes saga, The Root has learned that seven former employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against Ebony Magazine and its parent company, private equity firm Clear View Group. The complaint, which was filed on Wednesday, names Ebony Media Operations LLC; CVG Group LLC; […]

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Antonio Brown’s Former Trainer Accuses the New England Patriot of Rape in Lawsuit

Photo: Jeff Chiu, File (Associated Press) Antonio Brown, the NFL receiver who just this weekend was traded to the New England Patriots from the Oakland Raiders after getting into a dustup with his Raiders coach, is being accused of raping his former trainer in a lawsuit she filed against him Tuesday. Brown vehemently denied the […]

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Parents Sue Minnesota School District Saying It Did Nothing to Protect Their Kids From Rampant Racism

Photo: iStock A group of parents have hit their almost lily-white school district with a civil rights lawsuit, charging it turned a blind eye to rampant instances of egregious racist abuse and bullying of their children. According to the Daily Beast, the abusive behavior alleged includes: a 6-year-old black child being punched in the face […]

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