Terrence Howard Sues 20th Century for ‘Hustle & Flow’ Image Used on ‘Empire’

Exclusive Terrence Howard claims he’s getting hustled because 20th Century Fox is his using his likeness from “Hustle & Flow” to promote “Empire” … so now he’s suing the studio. Terrence — who played Lucious Lyon on all 6 seasons of “Empire” — just filed a lawsuit claiming 20th Century Fox gave him the runaround when asked how it came up with the “Empire” logo … since he never sat down for a photoshoot. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Terrence says he ultimately determined the image was taken from…

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Justin Bieber Sues 2 Social Media Users Accusing Him of Sexual Assault for Defamation

Justin Bieber‘s going after 2 social media users — whom he suggests might be the same person — for accusing him of sexual assault, claiming the allegations are “factually impossible” and part of a scheme to seek attention and fame. Bieber is suing 2 Jane Does — who go by Danielle and Kadi on social media — for defamation over what he calls “malicious” claims he sexually assaulted them in 2014 and 2015, respectively. According to legal docs — obtained by TMZ — Bieber has “indisputable documentary evidence” to prove…

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Nipsey Hussle’s Estate Sues Crips Co. Over ‘Marathon’ Trademark

Exclusive Nipsey Hussle‘s estate is taking a Crips company to court … the late rapper’s relatives are suing over his famous slogan. Nipsey’s brother, Samiel Asghedom, just filed suit against Crips LLC — you read that right, the gang’s gone corporate — over the rights to Hussle’s “The Marathon Continues” slogan. According to the new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, the estate claims the Crips organization filed a couple trademarks for the phrase last year — one for various services and another for clothing — despite Hussle’s family owning several ‘Marathon’…

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