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It looks like the OG fashion houses have had it with Fashion Nova’s “fast fashion” technique, as according to a new report the brand is being sued by Versace. If you shop FN, you saw what appeared to be their version of J. Lo‘s iconic Versace gown — well, Versace wants all the profits, as […]

A University of Notre Dame student has come forward with a lawsuit and allegations of sexual misconduct against a female academic coach and her daughter.

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Fox News' Harris Faulkner launched a lawsuit against toy company Hasbro, Inc. over a doll that bore her name and supposed likeness.

A number of black employees who previously worked at a Manhattan TGI Friday’s are suing the chain, alleging that when the busy outpost closed, managers hired an all-new, light-skinned staff to take their place. According to the lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Bronx Supreme Court, only one of the former black staff members was rehired when […]

The parents of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teenager found dead in a rolled up gym mat in 2013, are facing jail time for a protest they staged seeking answers in their son’s death. Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson face charges of interference with government property for blocking the entrance to the Lowndes County Courthouse with five other […]

The family of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teen who was mysteriously found dead in his high school gymnasium, organized a peace rally in Valdosta to honor the two-year anniversary of his death. Johnson’s family held the rally on Saturday at Saunders Park in Valdosta, GA. During the touching event, the family thanked their supporters and remembered […]

Following a Showbiz 411 report that Phylicia Rashad dismissed longtime friend Bill Cosby’s rape allegations by suggesting the women are orchestrating a plan to disgrace his legacy, the beloved television mom from The Cosby Show told ABC that she was misquoted. Roger Friedman of Showbiz 411, who ran into Rashad at a Selma movie luncheon, said the actress responded with […]

UPDATE: 9:55 AM EST Kaci Hickox, the nurse quarantined in a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, will be released following her announcement she would sue officials. Hickox will be taken on a private carrier to Maine, the State Health Department said in a statement Monday. It is unclear if she […]

This week hasn’t been good to rapper Drake. Drizzy, who was recently the subject of an investigation after a Houston stripper falsely accused him of threatening her, is in hot water again — this time for “threatening” ex-girlfriend Shaye G. According to TMZ, Shaye is accusing the Canadian MC for sending threatening texts after she posted pictures of […]

Here’s some decent news. A federal judge has ruled that police in Ferguson, Mo. violated the Constitutional rights of protestors by telling them they had to keep walking and couldn’t stand still while demonstrating. Hundreds of protestors were arrested in the days after Michael Brown Jr.’s death for staging demonstrations in support of the teenager […]

The heirs of Nancy Green, a woman born a slave in 1834 and the first Aunt Jemima, are suing Quaker Oats for a share of future revenue from sales of the household brand. The lawsuit, filed in August by two great-grandsons of Anna Short Harrington, say she and Green played an important role in formulating […]

Following a ruling that cleared him of murder earlier this week, a judge convicted South African Paralympic Oscar Pistorius of “culpable homicide” in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day last year. Throughout the trial, Pistorius maintained that he believed an intruder was in the bathroom of his South African home. He shot multiple […]