Suge Knight Will Serve 28 Years in Prison

Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight pleaded “no contest” to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Terry Carter in Compton, California. In January 2015, Knight, the former producer and founder of rap label Death Row Records, allegedly hit Carter and Cle “Bone” Sloan with his truck, killing Carter and severely injuring Sloan. Though Knight claimed this was …

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Elon Musk Sued for Defamation Over ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet, Other Claims

Back in July, we wondered whether Elon Musk would get sued for calling a British man who assisted in rescuing trapped children from a cave in Thailand “pedo guy.” While Musk initially walked back his accusation, he’s done anything but since then. “I f***ing hope he sues me,” Musk wrote in a series of emails …

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Usher Hush-Hush on Herpes Suits

One of several women who have filed civil suits against Usher Raymond for allegedly infecting them with herpes claims the singer is purposefully delaying mediation in the case, citing his “failure to cooperate” on scheduling and arbitration issues. Quantasia Sharpton filed documents in her litigation blaming Usher and his legal team of “dilatory tactics and …

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Pepe the Frog Creator Going to Trial Against Alex Jones’s Infowars

Pepe the Frog, through no intention of its creator, Matt Furie, became a symbol of the alt-right and a recurring character in anti-Semitic and white supremacist memes over the past few years. He even made an appearance in a Trump campaign Instagram post featuring “The Deplorables.” Pepe was also used by disgraced conspiracy theorist, pill …

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Roy Moore Sues Sacha Baron Cohen, Showtime, CBS for $95M

We’ve poked some fun at former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice and senate candidate Roy Moore before — both for his brutal hazing as a first-year law student (he garnered the nickname “fruit salad” from a professor after mixed-up answers to questions) and for his quixotic crusade against gay marriage in Alabama (earning repeated slap-downs …

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Appeals Court Lifts Injunction on Lynyrd Skynyrd Movie

Street Survivor: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash, the movie about the fateful Lynyrd Skynyrd accident that killed three of the band’s members, appears headed to a theater near you. Though the lower court initially blocked the film and music company, Cleopatra, from distributing the movie based on a consent decree between …

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Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison, Classified SVP

Bill Cosby, widely viewed as the first #MeToo defendant, was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. He was also classified as a sexually violent predator (SVP), which requires a lifetime registration, lifetime mandatory sex offender counseling, and notification to the …

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