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Chubby Checker Can Sue Penis-Measuring App For Using His Name, Judge Rules

Chubby Checker doesn’t want you to measure your chubby using an app that bears his name. And it now seems he might finally get his way.

08/19/2013

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Michael Jackson Was Millions In Debt When He Died

At the time of his unexpected death in June of 2009, Michael Jackson’s personal debt had ballooned to an estimated figure somewhere between $400 and $500 million.

08/14/2013

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Scott Weiland Responds To Stone Temple Pilots With Countersuit

“I don’t give a f*** what they call themselves, but it’s not Stone Temple Pilots.”

06/04/2013

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Scott Weiland ‘Surprised’ And ‘Hurt’ By Stone Temple Pilots’ Lawsuit

In an interview with the group backstage, guitarist Dean DeLeo revealed that communication with their recently-fired frontman had become impossibly difficult.

05/28/2013

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Alice In Chains Sued By Layne Staley’s Mother

The mother of late Alice In Chains singer Layne Staley has filed a lawsuit against his former bandmates alleging she is owed royalties from the band’s music — past, present and future.

05/14/2013

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Fan Sues Axl Rose For Hitting Him With Mic

An Australian Guns N’ Roses fan was welcomed to the jungle and now he has an appetite for litigation.

03/14/2013

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Couple Argues Over Slash vs. Eddie Van Halen, Ends Up In Jail

Debates over top guitarists usually get pretty heated, but rarely does someone end up behind bars for their viewpoint.

02/21/2013

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Gary Glitter Arrested In Underage Sex Scandal Involving ‘Top of the Pops’ Host

Glam rocker Gary Glitter was arrested Sunday (October 28) on further allegations involving pedophilia, of which Glitter has previously been found guilty.

10/29/2012

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Stevie Wonder Extortion Case Ends In Jail Time For His “Nephew”

A man posing as Stevie Wonder’s nephew and his accomplice have been charged with attempted extortion of the R&B superstar this week, the Los Angeles Times reports.

09/28/2012

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James Taylor vs. Warner Bros. Records Over Digital Royalties

James Taylor is the latest artist to sue his former label over digital royalties (among other things), on a contract that was in place long before the MP3 was even conceived.

09/17/2012

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