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‘Bachelorette’ Alum Sues Over Maskless Security Guard Attack

‘Bachelorette’ alum Michael Garofola claims he was on the receiving end of an anti-Semitic attack from a maskless security guard in his own apartment complex … and now he’s suing. According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Michael claims his simple plea to a security guard to wear a mask indoors during the pandemic turned into an anti-Semitic diatribe and parking garage beatdown. In the docs, Michael says he was trying to get to his car back in January when he encountered the maskless security guard. Michael says the guard…

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Man Sues Baseball Team After Dad Dies During Taco Eating Contest

A man tragically died during a taco-eating contest in California’s central valley — and now, his son wants the owner of the org that hosted it to pay up. Marshall Hutchings is suing Fresno Sports and Events — the company that owns the Fresno Grizzlies minor league baseball team — for hosting what he calls an inherently dangerous amateur taco eating competition at Chukchansi Park back in 2019 … during which his father died. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Hutchings claims his dad, Dana, wasn’t warned or told about…

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MUSIC 

Ice Cube Sues Robinhood for Using His Image Without Permission

3:08 PM PT — It might be Ice Cube who needs to check HIMSELF — because Robinhood is setting the record straight on how they came to use that photo of him in their Snacks newsletter … telling TMZ, “No, we didn’t use his image without permission. The image was licensed and used for non-commercial, editorial purposes in connection with a blog article.” Ice Cube is about to melt — the dude is heated because he says Robinhood used his face to plug their services without his permission … so…

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Nike Sues Company Making Lil Nas X’s Satan Shoes

2:09 PM PT — Lil Nas X has clearly gotten word of the lawsuit, posting a funny meme in response to insinuate going broke if he loses in court. Lucky for Lil Nas, he’s not a named defendant in the lawsuit. me after the nike lawsuit pic.twitter.com/XVLjHlSrru — nope 🏹 (@LilNasX) March 29, 2021 @LilNasX Lil Nas X is in the middle of a holy war now — legally speaking — because Nike’s going after the company making his controversial “Satan Shoes” … a devilish connection Nike wants no part…

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Jacob Blake Sues Kenosha Police Officer Who Shot and Paralyzed Him

Jacob Blake is going after the police officer who repeatedly shot him in the back as he got in his SUV … he’s suing the officer for the injuries that left him paralyzed. Jacob’s legal team, led by attorney Ben Crump, just filed a federal lawsuit against Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey for the August 2020 shooting. According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Jacob claims he made no physical or verbal threats towards any officer and was trying to walk away from the situation when Sheskey shot him in…

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Kellen Winslow Jr. Accuser Sues Ex-NFL Star Over Disturbing Sexual Actions At Gym

Exclusive One of the women who accused Kellen Winslow Jr. of sexual misconduct is now suing the ex-NFL star … with the woman claiming the football player traumatized her with some disgusting acts at a gym in 2019. The woman — who was 77 years old at the time of the incident — just filed the civil suit last month … laying out in graphic detail how she says Winslow terrorized her at ‘Crunch Carlsbad’ in Southern California. The woman says on Feb. 13, 2019, she was working out when…

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty University Over Firing Following Sex Scandal

Jerry Falwell Jr. says it’s bad enough he was the victim of an extortion plot over a phony sex scandal, but then the university his own father founded gave him the boot over the matter … according to a new lawsuit. Falwell Jr. filed legal docs accusing Liberty University — founded by his father in 1971 — of forcing his resignation in the wake of a former acquaintance, Giancarlo Granda, alleging he had sex with Falwell’s wife as Falwell watched. In the suit, Falwell says he and his family became…

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Instagram Model Deyana Mounira Sues Over Aroused Dog Photo Shoot

Play video content April 2018 Instagram model Deyana Mounira claims her career was derailed by a photo shoot with an aroused pooch humping her leg … and she’s seeking legal payback against its owner. Deyana just filed suit against Tony Toutoni, the guy who owns the Russian royal terrier seen on video humping the bikini-clad model by a pool. According to the new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Deyana claims her promising career hit a major speed bump when Tony lured her to the April 2018 photo shoot, which she says…

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Playboy Sues Fashion Nova Over Eerily Similar Bunny Costume

Exclusive Fashion Nova’s pimping a new bunny costume that looks real familiar to anyone who’s read Playboy — for the articles, of course — at least that’s the magazine’s claim in a new lawsuit. Playboy’s pissed at Fashion Nova for rolling out new bunny costumes, just in time for Halloween, which it claims are plainly “an attempt to piggyback off the popularity and renown of Playboy’s iconic bunny costume.” Translation: Quit bitin’ our bunny! In docs, obtained by TMZ, Playboy says Fashion Nova completely ripped off its iconic costume —…

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TV 

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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