celebrity legal woes

As imprisoned Philly rapper Meek Mill continues to sit in jail for what many consider trumped up charges, he has received a wave of support from his fellow musicians and local residents who repeatedly call for change inside the Philadelphia court system. He recently spoke with CNN’s Don Lemon about his hopes for coming home. […]

Actor/activist Jesse Williams is back in court again over the seemingly never-ending child support issues between him and his soon-to-be ex-wife over their two children. The as-yet-to-be-finalized divorce between Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee has been nothing but drama from the moment the couple spilt over a year ago and just continues to get worse. […]

Embattled rapper Meek Mill just received some very bad news as it relates to his current imprisonment. The judge in his long-standing case has just refused his request to be released on bail and he will remain in jail for the foreseeable future. TMZ reports that Meek Mill’s troubles with the law continue to get […]

In what has long been a continuous cycle, rapper DMX is once again headed back to jail. This time the troubled performer was sentenced for a recent tax evasion case. Generally, when you see DMX’s name in the headlines the news is never good—and this time is no different. TMZ reports that despite his pleas […]

Everyone is still on a high after seeing the excellent and record-breaking film Black Panther. However, there is one person who may have a different perspective on the film, particularly its soundtrack. An artist is suing both Kendrick Lamar and SZA for allegedly stealing her work for their video for the single All The Stars […]

Lately, rapper Nelly is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons—and they all center on accusations of sexual assault. The latest claims about him are that he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while on tour in the UK. After his prior sexual assault case was dismissed due to the alleged victim refusing to testify, […]

Mo’money, mo’problems! This is likely how breakout actress/comedienne Tiffany Haddish is feeling after learning that her ex-husband is gearing up to sue for defamation, stemming from how she wrote about him in her book. In her book The Last Black Unicorn, published earlier this month, Tiffany Haddish discussed some of the most intimate and heartbreaking […]

The incredibly rocky marriage and bitter divorce between former Spice Girl Mel B and her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte has finally come to an end, as a large spousal support payment was recently granted in Belafonte’s favor. It’s clear that times have changed in terms of divorce court battles, as these days more women are having […]

After months in limbo rapper Nelly can finally rest easy, as the rape case against him has officially been dropped by prosecutors in the case. The details of the closure of the case were announced earlier this week when prosecutors could not secure a testimony from Nelly’s accuser. Back in October, Nelly was accused of […]

Right on the heels of speaking to Colin Kaepernick, embattled rapper Meek Mill recently received a visit from the Rev. Al Sharpton. Sharpton is fiercely advocating for Mill’s release and revealed to the media that he and the Philly rapper spoke at length for about an hour. According to a new report from the New […]

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.   The judge in […]

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick is the latest celebrity to reach out to embattled Philly rapper Meek Mill and advocate for his release from jail. As you recall, Mill received what some feel is a very harsh jail sentence from prior charges and is currently facing a significant amount of time behind bars. Colin Kaepernick […]